Dr. Tonia A. Dousay is a P-20 educator and researcher who is honored to work and live on the ancestral homelands of the Dena’ina, Ahtna, Alutiiq/Sugpiaq, and Eyak/dAXunhyuu peoples. Her experience and work encompass PK-12, higher education, and military/industry training. Tonia is a Professor of Education and serves as Dean of the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Education. As a Google Certified Innovator with more than 20 years of learning design and education project management experience, Tonia designs and studies a variety of learning environments and activities with emergent and established technologies, focusing on:
• Instructional and Multimedia Design
• Creativity & Collaboration
• Learner Engagement
• Distance Learning
Her goal is to help others better design learning to empower learners of all ages, foster interdisciplinary understanding, and help learners take control of their own learning experiences.