| Dr. Robin W. Dawes
(True nature revealed)
My research interests include
computer education for very young learners
educational uses of digital technology
For many years I served as a Dispute Resolution Mechanism Advisor. Students who are unsure how to proceed in
situations of alleged academic dishonesty, requirement to withdraw, or
other negative decisions made by the University administration or by
instructors are encouraged to contact the Coordinator of Dispute
CMPE-365* - Algorithms I (Faculty of Applied Science)
CMPE-380* - Algorithms Lab (Faculty of Applied Science)
In 2004 I was asked to articulate my philosophy of teaching. Here it is.
From 2004 to 2008 I was the Director of the Queen's Enrichment Studies Unit. The Unit offers exciting and challenging mini-courses to students in Grades 1 through 12.
I was born in Victoria, British Columbia, but I have lived in Ontario since 1979, and in the city of Kingston since 1983.
|In my rare moments outside my office I spend my time...|
|with my family ...|
|taking photographs ...|
|practicing Taoist Tai Chi ...|
|tutoring at Kingston Literacy and Skills ...|
|and learning card tricks.|
|Sometimes I go out and play with Partners in Crime.|
I have twice been the recipient of the Howard Staveley Teaching Award.
In 2018 I received the Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Click here for a brief discussion of a simple con game.