Vice Provost for Learning Innovation and Digital Education

Yakut Gazi

Yakut Gazi (she/her) oversees the office of Learning Innovation and Lifetime Education (LILE), with responsibility for the development and execution of pedagogical innovation and digital education strategies, youth academic enrichment programs, and continuing education and lifelong learning offerings.

A native of Istanbul, Dr. Gazi is married, with a daughter.

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Previous to this position, Yakut was the Associate Dean for Learning Systems at Georgia Tech Professional Education. Her higher education experience spans over 30 years in four countries. She served on the Academic Advisory Council for Quality Matters©, is an elected council member and First Vice President of the International Association for Engineering Continuing Education (IACEE), and an at-Large Board Member of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA).

Dr. Gazi has her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University, and an M.A. in Educational Sciences and a B.S. in Teaching Chemistry, both from Bogazici University in Turkey.

Recent Publications

Gazi, Y., & Baker, N. (Eds.). (2021). Moving Horizontally: The New Dimensions of At-Scale Learning at the Time of COVID-19. Georgia Institute of Technology.

Kadel, R., Gazi, Y., Harmon, S., Goel, A., & Courville, T. (2019). Toward a road map for scalable advanced learning ecosystems (SALEs). International Journal on Innovations in Online Education, 3(1). doi:10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2019030903

Kadel, R., Madden, A., & Gazi, Y. (2018). How Can Learner Analytics Data Inform Language MOOC Design? Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Eğitim Dergisi35(1), 19–29.

Lewis, J., & Gazi, Y. (Eds.). (2015). Frameworks and issues for a shared service approach to technology in higher education. Handbook of Research on Innovative Technology Integration in Higher Education. IGI Global.