Tom Worthington is an independent consulting Certified Computer Professional and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Research School of Computer Science at the ANU. He writes on education issues as "The Higher Education Whisperer" and more generally as "The Net Traveller".Tom is also a member of the ANU Climate Change Institute and Energy Change Institute.
Tom was elected a Fellow of the ACS in 1999 for his contribution to the development of public Internet policy in Australia. He is a past president, Fellow and Honorary Life Member of the ACS, a voting member of the Association for Computing Machinery and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Tom is the author of the award winning ebook and on-line course "ICT Sustainability: Assessment and Strategies for a Low Carbon Future", used by universities in Australia and North America.
Recent papers include:
- "Synchronizing Asynchronous Learning: Combining Synchronous and Asynchronous Techniques" for the 8th International Conference on Computer Science and Education (ICCSE), 2013.
- "A Green computing professional education course online: Designing and delivering a course in ICT sustainability using Internet and eBooks" for ICCSE 2012.