Research: Online collaborative learning and teaching software, including e-books, streaming video and social media and technology for blended learning experiences.
Creative practice: YouTube channel for teaching media technical theory.
Authorship: Audio Technical Theory (interactive e-textbook, 2013); Television Technical Theory (Kendall-Hunt, 2010). Dana also authored the chapter on the History of Cameras in Imaging Technology: Advanced Guide to Digital, Film and Television Production (2007), and the paper Streamulator: A New Approach to Online Office Hours, in the publication Information Visualization (2006).
Accolades: Faculty Teaching Award, Ryerson University (2007).