Tanya R. Mooney, EdD
Dr. Tanya R. Mooney is an Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences in the Academic Engagement Center at the University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC). As faculty, she has taught information literacy, early childhood education, educational psychology, and elementary education courses to develop undergraduate and graduate learners since 2008.
Dr. Mooney served in the United States Air Force for twelve years before entering the education profession in 2005. During her time in education, she has developed educational programs, created curriculum, wrote and received grants, taught elementary grades, reviewed programs, led accreditation efforts, contributed to textbooks, and served as a principal. She has presented at national and international conferences and seeks to continually improve her teaching practice.
Most Recent Research and Presentations:
“High Touch in a High Tech Classroom: The Impact of Virtual Student Study Hours”, Presentation, Online Learning Consortium Conference, April 2023
“Live learning as a requirement of first-year experience: Themes and understandings from student responses”, Presentation, EDULEARN22, June 2022
“Supporting the Unique Needs of Skipped Generation Families Mooney”, Group Presentation, 6th Annual UAGC Early Childhood Conference, June 2022
“Bitter and Trapped: Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren”, Presentation, School Safety, Security, and Trauma-Informed Practices Summit, January 2022