Fostering exemplary teaching and learning

Ms. Vivian Forssman
Fostering exemplary teaching and learning

On behalf of Dr. Steve Grundy, Vice-President Academic and Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies (CTET), please join us in welcoming Dr. Thomas Carey to RRU on Feb. 29.

Dr. Carey will facilitate a thoughtful and provocative session titled:

Five hypotheses for fostering and maintaining exemplary teaching & learning environments

This session will be of interest to faculty, program heads, learning designers and all who are interested in strategies to develop and mobilize instructional innovations.

We hope you can join us on Monday, Feb. 29 from noon to 2 p.m. in the LIC, Centre for Dialogue (4th floor). Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by email to Vivian Forssman with subject line - Attending Carey Workshop.

This session will also be available via Livestream.


Dr. Thomas Carey is an international scholar, consultant and catalyst, and works with many post-secondary leaders and faculty change agents to develop strategies for (1) distinctive excellence in teaching and learning and (2) building faculty communities to transform teaching and learning. Carey has a distinguished career at University of Waterloo where he was a research professor (Management Sciences, Faculty of Engineering), and Associate Vice-President, Learning Resources & Innovation, where he developed structures, processes and resources to support UWaterloo's strategic position for innovation in teaching and leadership in e-learning. His most recent publications have focused on Using Open Educational Practices to Support Institutional Strategic Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Scholarship; and Learning Outcomes Assessment 

For the past decade, Carey has been active as a visiting scholar, at San Diego State University, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Vancouver Island University, Athabasca University, and California State University, Office of the Chancellor. Tom was Senior Research Director, Knowledge Mobilization for Exemplary Teaching & Learning at Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario from 2007 – 2011.

Carey publishes regularly for Inside Higher Education.

Dr. Thomas Carey