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
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)
Active learning spaces: Blending technology and orchestration
When teacher-centered instructors are assigned to student-centered classrooms
Harnessing peer instruction in and out of class with myDALITE
Good job Pat! How a physics class benefitted by providing feedback to a fictional in-class peer
La co-conception pour engager collègues et étudiants dans les pédagogies actives en physique
Les réseaux conceptuels collectifs en enseignement et en apprentissage: L'usage de TIC pour relier la science scolaire avec la réalité extérieure
Les retombées de DALITE (Distributed Active Learning Interactive Technology Environment): Un outil en ligne d'apprentissage par les pairs en physique au collégial
An analysis of peer-submitted and peer-reviewed answer rationales, in an asynchronous peer instruction based learning environment
Active learning classroom use in college level Physics: The impact of technology design and adaptive orchestration
Beyond and within classroom walls: Designing principled pedagogical tools for students and faculty uptake
Changing classroom designs: Easy; changing instructors' pedagogies: Not so easy...
Co-design of collaborative collective knowledge environment
College level active learning classrooms: Challenges of using the heterogeneous ecology
SALTISE: Bringing pedagogical innovations into the Physics classroom