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July 5, 2016

[AECT] News & Notes – July 2016

From Monday’s inbox…

July 4th, 2016

NEWS&NOTESThe purpose of each weekly issue is to provide information and to engage members in the diverse opportunities and activities of your association.

CHECK OUT iTECH DIGEST. The summer issue of the quarterly international e-newsletter, iTECH DIGEST, is available in the Publications section of the AECT website. Look for recent journal article excerpts, association news, and other items of interest.

NEW POLICY BRIEF AVAILABLE. AECT’s newest policy brief, “Aligning the Purposes and Evaluations of New Technology in Schools,” is now available among the Policy Briefs already on the AECT website. Check it out and spread the word to your local policy makers and others.

PROCEEDINGS OPPORTUNITY. All sessions accepted for presentation at the AECT International Convention are eligible for consideration for publication in the Proceedings. Proceedings submissions are due by September 30, 2016, to: Michael R. Simonson, Editor. See the website for details and contact information.

SPRINGER JOURNALS. AECT’s publishing partner, Springer, makes articles available free of charge from a number of Asia Pacific journals. Click this link for more information. Journals include: Journal of Computers in Education, Educational Research for Policy and Practice, The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, The Australian Educational Researcher, Asia Pacific Education Review, and New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies.

POLICIES AND INFORMATION. “A Manual of AECT Association Policies & Other Helpful Information” was updated in April this year. If you haven’t yet read it, take a look. There truly is a wealth of information in its pages, and the manual can be downloaded (and printed) for added convenience. You’ll find it under Documents on the AECT website.

Bookmark the AECT website and make it your go-to place for information about your professional association. Check in often. There’s always something new!

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