Jiamin (Carrie) Dai

Jiamin (Carrie) Dai
Contact Information
Email address: 
jiamin.dai [at] mail.mcgill.ca

Master of Information Studies (MISt), B.Sc. in Educational Technology


Carrie is a PhD candidate at SIS. She focuses on helping people with dementia and their caregivers to improve social interaction. She is a volunteer and guest presenter for the Alzheimer Society of Montreal. She also collaborates with the McGill Department of Family Medicine in designing an educational website to promote e-health literacy.

Carrie completed her MISt study at SIS, where she worked as a graduate research assistant at ACT Lab. She assisted with a study on an accessible interface with touchscreen device for older adults. She also explored the usability issues of library online catalogues for older users.

Research areas: 
Accessibility of computer systems
Human-computer interaction
Current research: 

Dissertation: Enriching Social Sharing for the Dementia Community: Technological Opportunities

Selected publications: 

Dai, J., Moffatt, K., Lin, J., and Truong, K. (2022). Designing for relational maintenance: New directions for AAC research. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’22), 1-15. doi: 10.1145/3491102.3502011

Dai, J. and Moffatt, K. (2021). Surfacing the voices of people with dementia: Strategies for effective inclusion of proxy stakeholders in qualitative research. Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI ’21, 13 pages. doi: 10.1145/3411764.3445756.

Dai, J., Bartlett, J., and Moffatt, K. (2021). Library services enriching community engagement for dementia care: The Tales & Travels Program at a Canadian public library as a case study. Journal of Librarianship & Information Science, online first: 1-14. doi: 10.1177/09610006211065170

Dai, J. and Moffatt, K. (2020). Making space for social sharing: Insights from a community-based social group for people with dementia. Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI ’20, 1–13. doi: 10.1145/3313831.3376133

Dai, J., Granikov, V., El Sherif, R., Grguric, E., Turcotte, E., and Pluye, P. (2019). Patient Information Aid: An innovative educational program to improve outcomes of online consumer health information. Education for Information, 35(1): 41-49. doi: 10.3233/EFI-180215

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