M.Eng, Electrical Engineering
- Active Learning Pedagogy
- Flipped Teaching
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.
- Implementation of Active Learning Strategies
Strategies include: Flipped Classroom, Peer Instruction, Reflective Writing, and the use of Student-generated Videos/Photos.
- Development of Activities and new Question Types for Educational Technology
Platforms include: myDALITE, Visual Classrooms, SMART Amp
- Photonics based research
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
2018 - EdCan Network Ken Spencer Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning [Team award, CAN$1000 for three Vanier College professors]
2016 - CAP (Canadian Association of Physicists) Award for Excellence in Teaching High School / CEGEP Physics for the QC-NU region
SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award - College Level
SALTISE Conference 2015