Tom Carey

Author: Tom Carey


Dr. Tom Carey works as a leadership catalyst for strategic faculty collaborations to enhance teaching and learning, across higher education institutions and systems in Canada and the U.S. He is a Research Professor in the Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education at San Diego State University and a Visiting Scholar at the Technology-Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute at Athabasca University (Canada's open university). Recent projects at CRMSE include the Faculty Knowledge Exchange Networks program for the California community colleges, two NSF projects to create a national resource collection for developmental mathematics instruction and to integrate its use into institutional activities, and serving as Senior Partner for Network Growth at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Tom was formerly a professor, faculty development leader and institutional executive for teaching and learning support at two public research universities in Canada, where he won awards for teaching, research, faculty development and university/industry collaboration. Recent projects in the U.S. have included roles as Program Leader for the ELIXR program in the California State University Office of the Chancellor and as Chief Learning Officer of the MERLOT Network for faculty collaborations in online learning resources. Recent projects in Canada have included roles as Senior Research Director for the Knowledge Mobilization for Exemplary Teaching and learning at the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, Associate Vice President for Learning Resources and Innovation at the University of Waterloo, and research theme co-leader in the Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence in Tele-Learning.


Publication period start: 2005
Number of co-authors: 31


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Karel Vredenburg
Ji-Ye Mao
Paul W. Smith

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Ronald M. Baecker
Stuart K. Card
Yvonne Rogers


Mao, Ji-Ye, Vredenburg, Karel, Smith, Paul W., Carey, Tom (2005): The state of user-centered design practice. In Communications of the ACM, 48 (3) pp. 105-109.

Vredenburg, Karel, Mao, Ji-Ye, Smith, Paul W., Carey, Tom (2002): A survey of user-centered design practice. In: Terveen, Loren (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2002 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 20-25, 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pp. 471-478.

Carey, Tom (2002): Commentary on "scenarios and task analysis" by Dan Diaper. In Interacting with Computers, 14 (4) pp. 411-412.

Bringelson, Liwana S., Carey, Tom (2000): Different (Key)strokes for Different Folks: Designing online venues for professional commu. In Educational Technology & Society, 3 (3) pp. .

Carey, Tom, Mitchell, Slade, Peerenboom, Dan, Lytwyn, Mary (1998): Design Evolution in a Multimedia Tutorial on User-Centered Design. In: Karat, Clare-Marie, Lund, Arnold, Coutaz, Joëlle, Karat, John (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 98 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 18-23, 1998, Los Angeles, California. pp. 109-116.

Baron, Lisa, Tague-Sutcliffe, Jean, Kinnucan, Mark T., Carey, Tom (1996): Labeled, Typed Lins as Cues when Reading Hypertext Documents. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 47 (12) pp. 896-908.

Shah, Vincent, Waddington, Ray, Carey, Tom, Buhr, Peter (1993): The Recognition of Concurrent Programming Plans by Novice and Expert Programmers: Implicat. In: Cook, Curtis, Scholtz, Jean, Spohrer, James C. (eds.) Empirical Studies of Programmers - Fifth Workshop December 3-15, 1993, 1993, Palo Alto, California. pp. 229.

Carey, Tom (1993): "Methods and Tools in User-Centred Design in Information Technology," edited by M. Galer, . In International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, 39 (3) pp. 521-528.

Carey, Tom, McKerlie, Diane L., Bubie, Walter, Wilson, James (1991): Communicating Human Factors Expertise Through Design Rationales and Scenarios. In: Diaper, Dan, Hammond, Nick (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixth Conference of the British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Specialist Group - People and Computers VI August 20-23, 1991, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. pp. 117-130.

Carey, Tom (1989): Position Paper: The Basic HCI Course for Software Engineers. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 20 (3) pp. 14-15.

Carey, Tom (1989): ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on User Interface Software, Oct. 17-19, 1988, Banff, Alberta, Canad. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 20 (3) pp. 94-96.

Carey, Tom (1989): Draft for ACM Self-Assessment Procedure on Human-Computer Interaction. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 21 (2) pp. 17-24.

Carey, Tom (1984): Dialogue Handling with User Workstations. In: Shackel, Brian (eds.) INTERACT 84 - 1st IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction September 4-7, 1984, London, UK. pp. 127-131.

Hewett, Thomas T., Baecker, Ronald M., Card, Stuart K., Carey, Tom, Gasen, Jean G., Mantei, Marilyn, Perlman, Gary, Strong, Gary W., Verplank, William (1997). ACM SIGCHI Curricula for Human-Computer Interaction. Retrieved 2003-08-07 00:00:00 from ACM SIGHCI:

Carey, Tom, Nonnecke, Blair, Mitterer, John (1992): Prospects for Active Help in OnLine Documentation. In: ACM Tenth International Conference on Systems Documentation , 1992, . pp. 289-296.