Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Tonia A. Dousay is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wyoming and holds a Ph.D. in Learning, Design, and Technology from the University of Georgia. Her research interests include multimedia development, instructional design, learning games, and open education resources. Tonia currently teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in Instructional Technology.
Tonia has more than 10 years of instructional design and eLearning project management experience and was partly responsible for drafting an agency-wide eLearning initiative for the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service. She spent eight years working to advance the agency’s capacities to offer online training while also working with the e-Learning Council and Texas Distance Learning Association to present conference sessions and webinars on instructional design and creating engaging elearning courses. As an instructional design consultant, Tonia has worked on large scale projects, including analyzing and aligning objectives with content for community college courses and designing interactive assessments for multimedia rich, professional testing.