July 2, 2012
Free SIDLIT conference has 60-plus sessions on technology, strategies for higher ed
“Re-imagining Education: Tools and Challenges” is the theme for this year's annual SIDLIT conference on the latest technologies, strategies, and forward-thinking for higher education professionals. The free event is Thursday-Friday, Aug. 2-3, at Johnson County Community College, and registration is required. (Create a free account before registering. If you already have one, sign in and the registration form will appear.) Early registration is recommended as registration fills up fast.
This year's schedule of presentations has 37 topics on the first day, and 26 topics on second day. Attendees may find it difficult to choose between the variety of sessions, as up to 10 run concurrently during session timeslots. A sample of topics to pique your interest:
- The Accelerated Course: The Future Learning Model
- Implementing E-Books: Faculty and Student Experiences
- Teaching with an iPad
- Social Media & Online Tools: or OMG! My teacher just Tweeted me!
- Copyright in the Age of Anything Goes
- Game Design Workshop 2.0