Tianna Tagami, MEd

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Lecturer, Owner and Learning Design Consultant, Savvy Education, Inc.
Health Professions Education

Tianna Tagami has 20 years of experience in various aspects of educational program creation including media production, along with 10 years in learning design for K-12, higher education, workforce development, and adult education (online, hybrid, and face-to-face).

She has developed new learning systems for diverse organizations including Harvard, Brandeis, and Arizona State Universities, Arizona WIC, GE Healthcare, McClean Hospital, Sage, Pearson Education, Elsevier, and the MGH Institute.

Her current projects include learning initiatives for the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Council on Education. She has designed for the full lifecycle of educational programs from needs assessment through evaluation, and she consults with and provides training for faculty and program directors to deliver rigorous, engaging content that meets degree, accreditation, licensure, continuing professional education, and compliance requirements.

Research Interests

Tianna Tagami’s research interests include studying how to replicate the learning benefits of campus informal social spaces in online learning environments. She is currently analyzing how to increase learner-centeredness in the context of various educational environments, including applications of design thinking philosophy.


BA, History, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
BAE Secondary English, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
MEd, Educational Technology and Instructional Design, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

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