Carson Au

Learning technology specialist

Biography

Carson Au joined the Teaching and Learning Centre as a learning technology specialist in August 2012 after having been with the Faculty of Education since 2001, most recently as web project manager. He has experience in helping faculty members select web-based tools appropriate to their instructional goals. He also holds a master’s degree in education and technology. During his studies he was fascinated by the concept of the minimum effective dose and how this idea of finding the most efficient way to achieve a desired outcome can be applied to instructional support. He also investigated “just-in-time” versus “just-in-case” learning, using web-based instructional videos.