Ph.D. (In progress), Didactique, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC
M.Sc, Engineering, Queens University, Kingston, ON
M.SW, Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Chris’ projects include the design of active learning classrooms, Physics Education Research (PER), student’s learning in Active Learning Classrooms and supporting Faculty Learning Communities. Chris has experience with implementation of active learning strategies such as: Flipped Classroom, Peer Instruction and Reflective Writing.
A tool designed in collaboration with the CiPHER research team. It is a web-bases learning platform that provides students with an asynchronous version of peer instruction. Please see more here.
- PAREA Grant (2014-17)
Grant investigating the pedagogical ecosystems created by innovative learning spaces and the outcomes of student engagement. (PAREA – Programme d’aide à la recherche sur l’enseignement et l’apprentissage program of the Quebec Ministry of Education)
College level active learning classrooms: Challenges of using the heterogeneous ecology
Author: Elizabeth S. Charles, Chris Whittaker, Michael Dugdale, Charles, E. S., Whittaker, C., Dugdale, M., & Guillemette, J. | Source: In L. P. Prieto, Y. Dimitriadis, A. Harrer, M. Milrad, & J. D. Slotta (Eds.), Proceedings of the Orchestrated Collaborative Classroom Workshop | Year: 2015Read Article
Taking DALITE to the next level: What have we learned from a web-based peer instruction application?
Author: Elizabeth S. Charles, Chris Whittaker, Nathaniel Lasry, Michael Dugdale, Kevin Lenton, Sameer Bhatnagar and Jonathan Guillemette | Source: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2014). International Society of the Learning Sciences: Boulder, CO. | Year: 2014