Rhys Adams
fellow contributor

Rhys Adams

SALTISE Contributor

Vanier College, Montreal, QC

Faculty

Education and background
Expertise
Papers
Awards
Education and background

M.Eng, Electrical Engineering
McGill University
Montreal, QC

Expertise
  • Active Learning Pedagogy
  • Flipped Teaching

Projects:

Rhys’ projects include the design and implementation of workshops on engagement in the teaching and learning of physics; Physics Education Research (PER); and, understanding the pedagogical benefits of student-led research initiatives at the CEGEP level. Rhys is interested is Faculty Professional Development at the domestic and International level.

  1. Implementation of Active Learning Strategies
    Strategies include: Flipped Classroom, Peer InstructionReflective Writing, and the use of Student-generated Videos/Photos.
  2. Development of Activities and new Question Types for Educational Technology
    Platforms include: myDALITE, Visual Classrooms, SMART Amp
  3. Photonics based research
Including mentoring student research and photonics outreach
Papers
Awards

2018 - EdCan Network Ken Spencer Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning [Team award, CAN$1000 for three Vanier College professors]

SALTISE Conference 2015

2016 - CAP (Canadian Association of Physicists) Award for Excellence in Teaching High School / CEGEP Physics for the QC-NU region

SALTISE Innovator Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators

SALTISE Conference 2015