Director, Digital Learning Research and Development, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements (DETA)


Tanya Joosten is a senior scientist and the director of digital learning research and development for the National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements (DETA) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  She is nationally recognized in her work in blended and online learning as an Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Fellow and works to guide strategic digital learning efforts, including her current involvement on the University of Wisconsin System Learning Technology Executive Council, the CourseWare in Context (CWIC) Executive Committee, the McGraw Hill Learning Sciences Research Board, the SXSW EDU Advisory Board, the OLC Research Board, Distance Teaching and Learning (DTL) Advisory Board, and others. Tanya’s expertise has led to invitations to planning the future of digital education events at the White House, Harvard, Stanford, and Arizona State, among others.

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