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Tonia A Dousay Researcher, Doceo Center for Innovation + Learning, Assistant Professor


Tonia Dousay, Ph.D., is a Google Certified Innovator with more than 15 years of instructional design and eLearning project management experience. She began her educational journey in Career & Technical Education, earning a bachelor's in Agricultural Science and master's in Agricultural Education, both from Texas A&M University. After a career in adult- and continuing education with the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, she earned her doctorate in Learning, Design, and Technology at the University of Georgia.

Tonia focuses her teaching and research interests on:

  • STE(A)M teacher education
  • Instructional and multimedia design
  • Situational interest of learners
  • Design-based learning

Makerspaces and informal learning sit at the center of her work, creating an engaging environment to play with robotics, 3D printing, 3D modeling and mobileography for K20 learners. Where some areas of education focus on STEM-learning, Tonia emphasizes STEAM-learning, giving attention to art and agriculture and how we empower learners to be interdisciplinary.


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