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8:30 am

Put a little Spark into your presentations and posts for free

August 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Regnier 155,

In this session will introduce Adobe Spark as an application for creating more lively social posts, web pages, and video presentations for use as teaching elements. While these elements may be created by other, more traditional methods, Adobe Spark provides a way to create more quickly and requires far less technical knowledge for the same […]

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Free technology tools for the online classroom

August 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Regnier 181,

In this time of budget cuts and reduced spending it is nice to know we still can find somethings for free. We will explore some technology tools like Google, Jing, Youtube and Zoom for free in your online classrooms. Be prepared to share any tools or technologies at this session.

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JCCC’s Lightboard Studio

August 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
ETC Studio, LIB 222

See JCCC’s Lightboard recording studio and what it’s like to write on the glass. Experience why facing the camera when writing on the board can have a powerful impact on student learning. The first half of the session will cover an overview of the studio set-up, the advantages of recording a Lightboard video and how […]

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Using Poll Everywhere in the classroom

August 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
OCB 107,

Poll Everywhere is a cloud based app that lets you engage and get feedback from your audience or class in real time. Poll Everywhere works well for live audiences using mobile devices like phones, tablets, or laptops. People participate by visiting a fast mobile-friendly web page for your event, sending text messages, or using Twitter. […]

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A conversation with your phone plus Googling for answers

August 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
OCB 100 P,

How intelligent is your phone? What type of questions can you (and your students) ask and expect to get answered using your smartphone? In this session, you’ll explore over two dozen types of questions you can ask using the iPhone’s Siri (an intelligent assistant that responds to natural language voice commands). The session also covers […]

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12:45 pm

Adoption of digital learningobjects (and what it means for DLO designers and developers who share)

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum 217

When digital learning objects (DLOs) were initially conceptualized, based on object-oriented programming, there were initial high hopes that people could build learning objects that were re-usable by others. DLOs have come a long way in the past few decades, and many are available for free on various repositories, referatories, digital libraries, and other sources. The […]

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The power of the short: Making the most of the video tool

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Carlson 211,

This session will explore the power of the short-video in teaching content, developing classroom or school culture, and improving students self-learning skills. Participants will learn innovative ways to integrate shorts to grab attention, meet learning styles, and engage students in meaningful learning. All educators will enjoy this practical presentation learning to harness the power of […]

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Building and supporting next generation learning spaces in the health education building at KUMC

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Carlson 212,

This Summer 2017, the University of Kansas Medical Center will launch its new Health Education Building (HEB,) an innovative facility featuring simulation labs and flexible learning spaces optimized for active learning. This presentation will take you on a virtual tour of the building highlighting many of its features including wireless high-definition presentation systems, expanded options […]

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Pennovation: Using 3D pens to improve innovation in the classroom

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Carlson 232,

In this presentation, 3D pens will be used as the main tool to encourage the process of rapid prototyping to bring innovative efforts to the everyday classroom. This higher education application unleashes the creativity everyone possesses and encourages the natural flow of innovation. 3D pens will assist in allowing prototyping to happen as quickly as […]

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JCCC’s Lightboard Studio

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
ETC Studio, LIB 222

See JCCCs Lightboard recording studio and what it’s like to write on the glass. Experience why facing the camera when writing on the board can have a powerful impact on student learning. The first half of the session will cover an overview of the studio set-up, the advantages of recording a Lightboard video and how […]

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Tour the JCCC Innovation Lab

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
ETC Innovation Lab, LIB 375
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Exploring fake news and alternative facts

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
OCB 144,

This session will focus on how to spot fake news. Several steps will be outlined to verify the accuracy of everything from email chain letters to websites to Facebook postings. Included in the session will be information on known fake news sites, and key characteristics of bogusness. Time will be provided to questions and discussion.

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Leveraging a Creative Commons resource for online course quality management

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
OCB 107,

MidAmerica Nazarene University has been building about fifty business and general education courses in support of three new online business programs. After evaluating available quality management systems, we chose the eCampusAlberta Quality eToolkit (http://quality.ecampusalberta.ca/). This system is licensed under free Creative Commons Attribution, and comprises a comprehensive rubric to assess course quality. We combined this […]

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Get a Move On

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
OCB 100 P,

Take a break from passive learning. Engage both your mind and body in this highly interactive session. No athletic ability, no soul-baring or team building. Be prepared to have fun and take away ideas to energize your own physical classroom.

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8:00 am

SIDLIT 2017 Registration

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Nerman Museum Atrium, 12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210 United States
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2:00 pm

Survival analysis for online learning data

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

Everything exists in time. Survival analysis is a statistical technique long used in the health sciences. As time-to-event analysis, it enables the asking of questions such as How much time passes before (an event) occurs, if it occurs, and what does this data suggest about various in-world phenomena? In an online learning context, with LMS […]

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Making news real: Learning from academe

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlson 212,

The 21st century explosion of instantaneous electronic news information via technology devices has proven convenient and catastrophic. In addition to the traditional Associated Press and Reuters, there is a spike in independent news streams with far right, far left and fuzzy middle agendas, which may or may not be accurate. Academic information, on the other […]

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Design thinking: Bringing empathy back into customer service

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlson 232,

In this session, Design Thinking principles will be used to bring empathy back into the workplace. Too often than not, those making big-business decisions are disconnected from customers. Consequences of this could be: unhappy customers and financial loss. Through Design Thinking, companies can re-connect, prototype quickly, and apply cost-effective techniques to make innovation as user-centered […]

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It does make a difference! Applying interactive design principles to the online learning experience

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlson 234,

Shifting from teaching in the classroom to teaching online is huge! New strategies, techniques, and tools need to be applied to be effective in this interactive medium. As educators, we understand the need to learn about teaching and learning best practices, but we may have never considered the need to learn about the best practices […]

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JCCC’s Lightboard Studio

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

See JCCCs Lightboard recording studio and what it’s like to write on the glass. Experience why facing the camera when writing on the board can have a powerful impact on student learning. The first half of the session will cover an overview of the studio set-up, the advantages of recording a Lightboard video and how […]

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Tour the JCCC Innovation Lab

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Are digital native students receiving a transformative educational experience through online learning?

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
OCB 142,

By creating a transformative learning experience and considering the learning style of digital natives, higher education institutions have the opportunity to increase their learner base.  Come learn the results of this pilot-study of online learning with an emphasis of transformative experiences as a tool to create instructional methods and materials. For an effective and rewarding […]

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Using technology as a recruiting tool

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

Due to the obstacles facing education, institutions must develop new marketing and recruiting strategies to reach out to prospective students. Technology is an affordable and available means of communication for correspondence with students throughout the enrollment pipeline. The key strategies that will be reviewed are: ways that technology can be utilized to maximize online resources, […]

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9:30 am

Morning Break

August 3 @ 9:30 am
Regnier 101,
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10:00 am

Opening Session and Keynote Address

August 3 @ 10:00 am
Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum 217
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3:30 pm

Creating effective data visualizations in Excel 2016: Some basics

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

One of the mainstays of a modern software toolkit is Microsoft Excel 2016. By reputation, Excel is considered a beginner’s tool data analysts would bypass, but Excel is fairly high-powered, can take up to 1.06 million rows of data per set, contains complex statistical analysis capabilities (without the need for scripting), and enables rich data […]

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Discover online learning with Pi

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carlson 211,

Lowering the price-point of entry makes online learning possible for lower-income students. While all programs cannot afford laptops for their students, there are other options to help us discover, connect, and engage with these potential learners. This is a step-by-step class to teach you how to set-up a fully functional computer ready for online learning […]

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How predictive analytics persuade the way we think and make decisions

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carlson 212,

Global access to the Internet has created a virtual landscape where our browsing habits are open-sourced, gathered and then our web activities are overloaded with predictive or persuasive sliced information. Companies invest billions of dollars to buy and sell consumer information gathered from tracking our searches and internet habits without our knowledge or consent. Companies […]

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Cursos interactivos: Designing bilingual eLearning courses for any environment

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carlson 232,

In this session, I will be simulating how to design and develop eLearning courses in both Spanish and English. Due to the increased need for Spanish language materials, companies have struggled to offer many of their traditional eLearning courses in both languages. This can be a difficult and costly task for nearly all clients, as […]

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Make VR a Reality!: DIY 360 VR

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

Do you have a learning space you want to show off while engaging students? Learn to use Google Street View to take 360-degree photos of your choice location. Then use ThingLink to add buttons with information to elaborate on the services available. This session will be interactive and hands-on so please bring your devices and […]

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Dance your way to easy open source Syllabus Management with SALSA

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Regnier 181,

Come learn how Butler Community College instituted a campus-wide open sourced Syllabus management tool in Spring of 2015. SALSA was originally developed at Utah State University in a learner-centric format while meeting requirements for web accessibility. Discover how Butler pushes Institutional policies, Admin management, and an overview of faculty use surveys.

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Tour the JCCC Innovation Lab

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Interaction: An important strategy for learner engagement in online learning environments

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

Engagement is deemed an important predictor of learners’ achievement and one of the elements facilitating the learning progress. Factors influencing learner engagement include attributes of the challenge, positive affect, aesthetic and sensory appeal, attention, feedback, and more. A simple Google Scholar search uncovered 3 million articles on the topic of interaction and engagement. Narrowing the search […]

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Programming and engineering through LEGO Robotics Systems

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

This session will share how SCCC uses the LEGO EV3 Robotics system to teach students the basics of programming and engineering techniques. The completion of projects throughout the semester demonstrates knowledge and competencies. The course is setup in teams of three (one programmer, one who writes the documentation and one engineer). Students then switch jobs […]

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11:30 am

Lunch

August 3 @ 11:30 am
Nerman Museum Atrium, 12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210 United States
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12:45 pm

360° Video Development and application

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Carlson 234,

Consumer 360° cameras are becoming cheaper and readily available. Most smartphones can even capture 360° images. In this session, we will demonstrate how to capture 360° video and apply this content to an educational setting.

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Workspace: Engaging faculty with design

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Regnier 181,

Park University has developed the CDEV Workspace that allows instructors to engage in the course development process in the Canvas environment. Using the same LMS that students use, developers submit course content in a methodical informed way on a schedule using templates.  The instructor moves through the development process smoothly whether he or she is a […]

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SAMR is NOT S’more of the same

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
OCB 142,

Richard Wells (@iPadWells) wrote a wonderful response to this dilemma of product vs process. In SAMR success is NOT about Tech, we know that technology is not- and should not be the focus when looking at the SAMR model. The focus is on tasks and process, not technology. Are we preparing students as learners in […]

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Doing Content Differently: Resources for lowering costs and increasing student success.

August 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Regnier 145,

This session will provide an overview of some of the companies doing content differently. This includes ways they are keeping costs low, customizing material to align to course objectives and providing analytics to help identify struggling students for early intervention.  MBS Direct

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2:00 pm

Technology tools to enhance online, blended and face-to-face classes

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlson 211,

Attendees will learn and implement many widely recognized practices using a variety of tools for creating courses. Integrating outside tools in an LMS such as Google Drive, Socrative, Explee, and many more free open source tools will be demonstrated and time given to actually practice.

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Think Make and Improve

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Regnier 181,

Instructional Designer, Anna Catterson and Art Professor, Roberta Eichenberg, teamed up to create a 3D experience for students using Makerbots and Thingiverse. This session details how to align your curriculum with 3D printers and develop lessons that are engaging yet offer quality and meet course outcomes.

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All Aboard! Social learning as the ticket to successful faculty onboarding

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

Social learning platforms capitalize on the engaging, fun atmosphere of social media to create a learning environment that creates connections. Unlike on-campus training, social learning platforms provide online, asynchronous delivery. Unlike LMS platforms alone, social learning platforms facilitate organic networking and support between faculty, support that does not feel contrived or stilted. Faculty learn vital […]

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How to align learning outcomes with coursework in your learning management system

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

This spring The Center for Teaching Excellence at Kansas City Kansas Community College provided professional development opportunities for faculty focusing on how to align learning outcomes with coursework in Blackboard. Come to this session to learn more about how these efforts provide faculty with assessment data that informs student learning, impacts instruction, and influences curriculum! […]

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Education

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

Previous research shows that VR increases middle school students’ academic performance and disability students’ learning motivation An experiment using an immersive VR application in fifth grade science classes as part of learning activities was conducted. Experimental data, which included assignment scores and the Intrinsic Motivation Inventory (IMI) scores, were collected.  This presentation will review the results […]

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An examination of the relationship between content cost and student success

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

Most educators agree students who lack access to their required course materials on day one of class are at a disadvantage. Despite this fact, every year many students find themselves unable to cope with rising costs and are forced to delay, or even forgo, purchasing materials their instructor has deemed crucial to their engagement and […]

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3:00 pm

Afternoon Break

August 3 @ 3:00 pm
Regnier 101,
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3:30 pm

Dreaming of engagement: Engaging developmental learners with technology

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carlson 234,

An experienced developmental education instructor and an academic virtual learning librarian team together to engage underprepared learners by embedding technology throughout a developmental reading course. This session will cover how Canva.com was incorporated to develop infographics and found poems, focusing on the theme of Martin Luther King Jr’s I Have A Dream speech. The first […]

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Online courses for multiple generations

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

Distance education has broken barriers for people seeking education. As this has occurred we are blessed with more non-traditional students sharing a course with traditional students. Distance education is different because teachers do not always recognize the multi-generational student since the course is online. Instructors and designers must think about this aspect while developing a […]

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Integrating Quality Matters as a Foundation for Faculty Development for Course Design Including Technology-Rich Instruction and Curricular Innovation

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Regnier 145,

Presenter: Eddie Andreo, Associate Vice President for Distance Learning, Cowley College and Rachel Sale, Director for the Center of Teaching and Learning, Lincoln University Join Eddie and Rachel as they share how they use Quality Matters Professional Development, to lead and prepare faculty in designing quality online courses. Eddie and Rachel will share their unique […]

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