SIDLIT 2018: Tools | Trends | Challenges

SIDLIT is the Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology — pronounced “sidelight.”  All who use instructional technologies in their work are invited to attend and participate!

For 2018: Tools, Trends & Challenges!

Registration is open for the LMS pre-conference and the main conference!
Registration closes July 20.

When LMS Pre-Conference: Wednesday, August 1
Main Conference: Thursday, August 2 – Friday, August 3
Where Johnson County Community College: 12345 College Blvd / Overland Park KS 66210

SIDLIT2018 Superstar Keynote!

SIDLIT 2018 will feature Dr. Hap Aziz!

Dr. Hap Aziz has been in education for over two decades. His roles include focusing on learner engagement, online instruction, and innovative course design. Prior to that, Dr. Aziz worked in computer game and educational software development. His area of expertise is in the development of engaging content for K-20 students that leverages inexpensive and accessible technology. Dr. Aziz will engage you with some fun interactive activities. He has a feature article in the current issue of the C2C Digital Magazine.

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Tentative General Schedule

This schedule offers a sense of the event’s structure, and is subject to change. A detailed program will be posted as proposals are approved.

Pre-Conference: August 1

Start Times Activities
Morning LMS Focus Sessions — DETAILS
5:30 p.m. Social @ Johnny’s Tavern Ridgeview: 10384 S Ridgeview Rd / Olathe KS 66061

Day 1: August 2

Start Times Activities
7:30 a.m. Check-in
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 a.m. Session 1
9:30 a.m. Break, Visit the Vendors
10 a.m. Opening Session and Keynote
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Session 2
2 p.m. Session 3
3 p.m. Cookie Break, Vendor Area
3:30 p.m. Session 4

Day 2:  August 3

Start Times Activities
7:30 a.m. Check-in
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 a.m. Session 5
9:45 a.m. Session 6
11 a.m. Session 7
12 p.m. / noon Lunch and Special Interest Groups
1:30 p.m. Closing Session

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Need Some Ideas for Local Places to Stay?

Embassy Suites
10401 S. Ridgeview Rd.
Olathe KS 66061

Hilton Garden Inn
12080 South Strang Line Rd.
Olathe KS 66062

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Olathe North
12070 S. Strang Line Rd.
Olathe KS 66062

Hampton Inn – Olathe
12081 S. Strang Line Rd.
Olathe KS 66062

Residence Inn Kansas City Olathe
12215 S. Strang Line Rd.
Olathe KS 66062

Hyatt Place – Lenexa
8741 Ryckert St.
Lenexa KS 66219

SpringHill Suites Kansas City Lenexa/City Center
17190 West 87th St.
Lenexa KS 66219

(Disclaimer:  This list is provided as a courtesy.  No special arrangements have been made with any of these businesses for special rates for SIDLIT 2018 or LMS Preconference attendees.  Government rates may be available.)


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JCCC Staff and Organizational Development Quality Matters Kansas City Kansas Community College

Sponsorship Information

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