Chris Whittaker
executive contributor Founding member and essential contributor

Chris Whittaker

SALTISE Committee Member

Dawson College, Montreal, QC

Faculty

Education and background
Expertise
Papers
Education and background

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

Expertise

Projects: 

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.

  • myDALITE
    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)
Papers

Active learning classroom use in college level Physics: The impact of technology design and adaptive orchestration

Author: Elizabeth S. Charles, Chris Whittaker and Nathaniel Lasry | Source: AERA - Proceedings | Year: 2014

SALTISE: Bringing pedagogical innovations into the Physics classroom

Author: Elizabeth S. Charles, Nathaniel Lasry and Chris Whittaker | Source: Physics in Canada | Year: 2014