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Remi Kalir, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Learning Design and Technology at the University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development.

Remi researches how social annotation facilitates collaborative, open, and equitable learning. For additional information about his research, read Remi’s publications, recent blog posts, or his CV.

During the 2020-21 academic year, Remi is serving as Scholar in Residence at Hypothesis. In this capacity he is advancing collaborative, partner-driven research as with a large-scale project to investigate undergraduate students’ social annotation practices.

Remi is also co-founder, facilitator, and research director of the Marginal Syllabus, a social design experiment that sparks and sustains conversation about educational equity through collaborative technologies and partnerships. The Marginal Syllabus was recently awarded the 2020 ELATE National Technology Leadership Initiative Award.

Remi helped create and continues to lead ThinqStudio, CU Denver’s digital pedagogy incubator. 

Remi comes from a family of educators and began his teaching career in 2005 at Middle School 22 in New York City. He has been a teacher educator at the University of Michigan-Flint, the University of Wisconsin Madison, and at CU Denver. Remi believes educators and students should annotate their syllabus.

From time-to-time, Remi has keynoted conferences, consulted on projects, and designed learning technology. If you’d like to discuss this or his research, please contact Remi.

Remi and his wife, the author Ebony Flowers, live with their young son in Denver.