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8:00 am

Registration

August 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nerman Museum Atrium, 12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210 United States
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8:30 am

Editing Video without Adobe or Apple

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Carlsen 212

This session will present a brief overview of Black Magic Design's video editing package, Da Vinci Resolve. This software has evolved into an almost complete package for video editing, color, audio, and visual effects. Best of all, you can get it for free!

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Algorithms and Symbols: Understanding the language of human consumption

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Carlsen 232

This research explores what is gained and what, if anything, is lost in the future of literacy and academia if humans are directed by algorithms. An analogy is made between symbols and algorithms, the former being the front-facing devices requiring no literacy requirement but merely the ability to understand common ensigns, such as shopping carts […]

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From Socrates to Socrative

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Carlsen 234

There are many strategies to increase students active processing in and out of the classroom. One method is to use questions to determine if students are learning the material. The use of questions cannot only help the instructor understand what the students are learning but help the students learn from the testing effect. This presentation […]

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Best Practices for Using Active Classrooms

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
OCB 107

This session will cover best practices and usage of active learning classrooms. Active Learning Classrooms are teaching and learning spaces that allow faculty to move their course design beyond the lecture. The room design, flexible furniture, writing surfaces, and technology all combine to support faculty in engaging with their students through collaborative learning activities and […]

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Google Photos: An Educator’s Guide to Managing Your Photos

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
OCB 100 P

Google Photos offers you a free (or low cost) online photo gallery that automatically backs up and organizes your photos and videos. It's a tool available for mobile or desktop users; from which you can find and share your images efficiently and never run out of space. In this session you'll discover how the app […]

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Document Design for Accessibility, Portability, and Automatic Eyes

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
OCB 142

Features that can make a document legible, comprehensible and appealing to a typical human eye can baffle and frustrate someone who is visually impaired, and further can hobble or completely evade software designed to present documents accessibly. The same principles underlying such software also underlies automated systems for reading, interpreting and cataloging documents (including search […]

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10:00 am

Opening Session and Keynote

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum 217
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11:30 am

Day 1 Lunch

August 2 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Nerman Museum Atrium, 12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210 United States
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12:45 pm

Relationship between interactions and learner engagement in online learning environment

August 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum 217

Interaction has been considered one of the most important factors that can actively engage online/distance learners in online learning. Nevertheless, not many studies have empirically examined the relationship between interactions and engagement. This study explores the roles of interactions (student to instructor interaction, student to student interaction, and student to content interaction) on students’ level […]

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Social Media Use and Social Community in Academic Programs

August 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Carlsen 212

This presentation reports on a study measuring whether the use of social media increases student sense of community in a graduate program. This presentation will include a review of the sense of community literature in relation to student retention as well as literature about the use of social media in higher education. Implications for the […]

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Student Engagement: Lather, Rinse, Repeat

August 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Carlsen 232

Engagement plays a critical role in student success, yet with so many distractions around in the online environment and in the lecture hall it is not always easy to keep students engaged. So, "How do you know if your students are engaged?" In this session I will share a few new and not-so-new methods to […]

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Setting up a master course system at BCC

August 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Carlsen 234

Master courses have become a beneficial initiative at Butler Community College. The session will provide an overview of how we are working with faculty to transition existing online and blended courses into accessible, quality assured, master courses. We will also preview our process for development of new online and blended courses.

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Are You Accessible?: Microsoft Office Best Practices

August 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Regnier 155

Enjoy a guided tour of Microsoft Office Accessibility features by MOS Master Dawn Monroe. She will share best practices for dealing with graphic images, charts, hyperlinks, colors, tables, and sheet tabs. Utilizing the Accessibility Checker provided by Microsoft will give your documents the final polish to meet audience needs.

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Effective Online Discussions

August 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
OCB 107

This session will provide a brief presentation about setting expectations and following best practices in online discussions, and then a discussion on discussions! We'll talk about an array of online tools to spice up the discussion process. Come bring your successes and failures and let's talk about ways to engage students in the learning process.

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What Does Artificial Intelligence Look Like in Higher Ed? I’ll Show You

August 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
OCB 100 P

This session will provide an overview and present several examples of how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is leveraged in higher education. Everything from maker technologies to automated captioning and transcripts to chatbots are being launched using AI. This session will present an overview of several new and emergent technologies that have made their way into instructional […]

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2:00 pm

Inclusive access to textbooks for Day One access in the LMS

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum 217

What if every student had immediate access to all the learning resources they need, including publishers' textbooks, at the moment they first logged on to your course? And what if they could retain that access for the entire course for a deeply-discounted cost from the publisher? If you implement "Inclusive Access," sometimes called "Day One […]

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Globally Connected Teaching and Learning: Are You in?

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlsen 212

As technologies become more affordable and reliable, so to do the opportunities to connect our students to their counterparts in other countries for meaningful dialogue and learning. This interactive session will expose participants to the fast-developing practice of globally networked learning (GNL), which incorporates elements of several of the conference themes: Emerging learning technology and […]

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The Learning Pyramid, Learning Styles and other Urban Legends in Teaching and Learning

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlsen 232

This presentation will take a critical look at urban legends and myths in education about teaching and learning, including The Learning Pyramid, Learning Styles, Multitasking, Right-brain/Left-brain, Digital Natives, and Video Games. The presentation will also explore what empirical research has to say about those myths, why they persist and what we can do to avoid […]

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Navigating Current Administrative Issues Facing Online Learning Today

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlsen 234

This discussion group will focus on the multiple issues educational leaders face with regards to online learning. Topics to be discussed include: classroom cheating, faculty accountability, LTI integration, enrollment and much more. Come with your own questions and answers about issues facing online learning.

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Open-Source Syllabus Tool

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Regnier 155

Come ready with a device to create an accessible syllabus for your class. No need to spend hours making your word/pdf document accessible. Attendees will learn how Salsa accommodates specific design templates, learning outcomes/objectives, syllabus policies and grading scales from programs, departments, colleges and institutions.

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JCCC’s Lightboard and screen capture software. A great combination to create a course introduction video

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ETC Studio, LIB 222

See JCCC’s Lightboard recording studio and how teachers can create a video that starts writing on the glass and easily transitions to desktop screen capture for an online course introduction/orientation video. The session will cover an overview of the Lightboard studio setup along with desktop screen capture software vMix and Camtasia.

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Let’s Take a Look inside Discussion Boards

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
OCB 107

This research examined the nature of the patterns of communication of discussion board users who were enrolled in undergraduate online courses. For purpose of analysis, this study used Norman Fairclough’s Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) framework (1992). Data were collected from discussion board posts of eight undergraduate online courses. An examination of these data was further […]

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Making Use of Your Makerspace

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
OCB 100 P

Many schools, campuses, and communities now have makerspaces available to instructors and students, but how do you come up with ideas to use it? What kinds of projects can students do with the tools that are provided? Are there other ways of making use of these resources for educational use? This session will discuss how […]

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Mobile Photo Editing on an Educator’s Budget

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
OCB 144

The only thing better than inexpensive is free! In this session, you’ll discover how to use Google Snapseed, a photo-editing application available for iOS users (iPhone and iPad) and Android users (tablets and smartphones). This app can edit, enhance and manipulate your photos. During the presentation we will demonstrate how to: crop an image, heal […]

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Facing the Future of Online Learning with QM’s Updated Rubric and QA Processes

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Regnier 145

In the spirit of Quality Matters mission as a not-for-profit organization working with our colleagues and members across the world, continuous improvement keeps us in motion developing, supporting, and partnering with you to meet the diverse needs in online and blended education. Join us at SIDLIT to learn more about our Teaching Online Certificate, Program […]

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3:00 pm

Cookie Break

August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Regnier 101
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3:30 pm

Merging virtual and physical learning spaces to facilitate multi-campus student exhibition

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum 217

Technology is altering how learning and teaching takes place in a wider variety of types of spaces as it is interwoven into every aspect of learning. The KUSON began its expansion of their nursing program by offering a satellite campus in Salina. Faculty and students in this campus followed the same course curriculum with the […]

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Who, who said that? A 360 degree approach to synchronous distance planning

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carlsen 212

Classes at K-State Olathe rely heavily on video conferencing to connect faculty and students for synchronous distance learning. The Meeting Owl, is the latest addition to our classroom technology. Since the campus opened, video conferencing technology has evolved from Polycom room systems to web-based platforms like Zoom and Adobe Connect, reflecting the same transition at […]

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Why and How to Make Your PowerPoint 508 Compliant

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carlsen 232

Did you know, according to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, that 13.2 million people have a disability that requires 508 compliance? That's one out of five people! How do you reach/teach those individuals using PowerPoint presentations? Accessibility does not have to be bland and boring. This presentation will […]

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How we are assuring online course quality at BCC

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carlsen 234

Come and learn how we established a Quality Assurance Team at Butler Community College. View our Educational Technology Scorecard based on OLC endorsed standards and take a look at our process for reviewing courses.

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Creating Accessible Video Captions with Amara

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Regnier 155

Finding correctly captioned high-quality videos for classroom instruction can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Thankfully, there is a tool for captioning any video. This workshop will introduce you to Amara, a website that enables you to caption any video on the internet, whether you created the original video or not.

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Analyzing Third-Party Apps Activated on the Canvas LMS at K-State

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
OCB 107

The Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) standard has enabled learning management systems (LMSes) to integrate third-party apps on their respective platforms. This presentation describes research done on the third-party apps activated at Kansas State University during the initial five years of the Canvas LMS’s existence and emergent thematic selections year-over-year and what that might say about […]

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Organizational Tools for Students and Instructors

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
OCB 100 P

Staying organized is a challenge most of us face. Fortunately, we live in a world where there is an app for everything. Now the problem is finding the app that is right for you. This session will cover several different types of organizational tools that fall into three categories; 1) your everyday to-do lists, 2) […]

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Diologic Learning Strategies for Moving Beyond Polemics to Facilitate Richer Learning Interactions

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
OCB 142

Dialectical processes presuppose that differences are contradictions in which only one perspective must prevail, leading to polemics and polarization. However, dialogic learning finds meaning in the context of difference. Attendees will learn strategies and practical tech-based facilitation solutions for empowering dialogic learning to achieve richer learning outcomes.

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Protecting your instructional Design Project

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
OCB 144

Learn the tips and tricks to face the challenges of ID management. Good needs analysis reporting and administrative process agreements can protect Instructional Design from scope creep or project derailment. Due dates and established lines of communication help keep the IDs from holding the bag when the Subject Matter Expert under performs. There are things […]

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