Kem Saichaie, a 2004 graduate of the School Media Arts & Studies University (the then TCOM program TCOM Program), recently co-authored a book A Guide to Teaching in Active Learning Classrooms with Stylus Publishing. He is an Educational Specialist in the Center for Educational Effectiveness at the University of California, Davis.
Saichaie works with faculty across disciplines, and campus-wide, to integrate evidence-based practices into traditional, hybrid, and online classrooms. Additionally, Saichaie is leading the strategic instructional development and assessment initiatives associated with active learning classrooms at UC Davis.
In A Guide to Teaching in the Active Learning Classroom: History, Research, and Practice, by Paul Baepler, J. D. Walker, D. Christopher Brooks, Kem Saichaie, and Christina I. Petersen, the authors present a practical guide that provides an introduction to ALCs and helps use these unfamiliar spaces effectively. Among the questions the book addresses are: