SIDLIT 2018: Tools | Trends | Challenges

SIDLIT is the Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology — pronounced “sidelight.”

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

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SIDLIT 2018 will feature two spectacular speakers!

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.

Dr. Kimberly Goforth has over 16 years of experience in education. From teaching to curriculum design /instructional coaching, she has the knowledge!. Dr. Goforth will show us how to incorporate tools, trends, and challenges to our younger students to better prepare them for higher education.

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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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Call for Proposals

Be a part of the program! Present at the 2018 Annual Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology! Submit your proposal for the 2018 LMS Preconference OR submit a proposal for the SIDLIT conference. The mission and goal of SIDLIT is to provide a collaborative opportunity between educational institutions. Proposals can range from software, LMS tips and tricks, pedagogical best practices, data analysis, trends in new and emerging technologies, and more.

In order for our conference to be successful, we need YOU. Please consider presenting or co-presenting for this year’s event. Proposal forms are as follows:

Pre-Conference Proposal

SIDLIT Proposal

April 30th is the deadline, submit today!

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

Sponsorship Information

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