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)
Author: Elizabeth S. Charles, Nathaniel Lasry, Sameer Bhatnagar, Rhys Adams, Kevin Lenton, Yann Brouillette, Michael Dugdale, Chris Whittaker and Phoebe Jackson | Source: Fifteenth Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics (SPIE Digital Library) | Year: 2019
Author: Rhys Adams, Phoebe Jackson, Kevin Lenton, Michael Dugdale, Chris Whittaker, Nathaniel Lasry, Elizabeth S. Charles and (SALTISE / S4 Physics Research Team) | Source: Presented at the 8th Supporting Active Learning and Technological Innovation in Studies of Education (SALTISE) Annual Conference, Montréal, Québec, Ca | Year: 2019
Author: Rhys Adams, Kevin Lenton, Elizabeth S. Charles, Chris Whittaker, Michael Dugdale and Robert Cassidy | Source: Presented at the Association pour la Recherche au Collégial (ARC) colloquium at the 86e Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) Conference | Year: 2018
Author: Elizabeth S. Charles, Chris Whittaker, Michael Dugdale and Jonathan Guillemette | Source: In L. P. Prieto, Y. Dimitriadis, A. Harrer, M. Milrad, & J. D. Slotta (Eds.), Proceedings of the Orchestrated Collaborative Classroom Workshop | Year: 2015