Technology-enhanced learning spaces called Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs) have become an important component of the teaching and learning paradigm at the University of Minnesota.
Kem is the Director of Learning and Teaching in the Center for Educational Effectiveness at the University of California, Davis. He works to support the learning and teaching community at UC Davis with student-centered, equity-focused, and evidence-based pedagogical strategies. Kem's interests include assessment, active learning pedagogy, and educational technology. He has an active research agenda that focuses on institutional change efforts through teaching and learning initiative, organizational identity, and the impact of technology and spaces on learning. Kem completed his doctorate in Educational Policy & Leadership Studies at the University of Iowa.
The University of Iowa’s Transform, Interact, Learn, and Engage (TILE) project encompasses a commitment to an active-learning pedagogical philosophy that infuses technology into collaborative learning spaces.