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August 2, 2016

[AECT] News & Notes – August 1, 2016

Another item from yesterday’s inbox…

August 1, 2016
www.aect.org

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

AECT PRESIDENT’S NOTE. On July 18-19, 72 AECT leaders gathered in Bloomington, Indiana, for the Summer Board Meeting and Leadership Conference. Participants, including members from four international locales, actively engaged in conducting association business, strategic planning, and leadership development. Special thanks to the Leadership Development Committee for their work..

REGISTER TODAY! If you haven’t registered for the 2016 AECT International Convention in Las Vegas, October 17-21, what are you waiting for? This year’s convention promises to be a “best ever” event. Save money by registering early. Use the registration website and look for all the information you need..

SYMPOSIUM OPPORTUNITY. The 2016 AECT Early Career Symposium sponsored by the National Science Foundation is now accepting applications. The symposium will reimburse each participant $350 for transportation, two nights at the convention hotel, and the convention registration fee. Click on the link for more information..

MAJOR REFERENCE WORK. The AECT-Springer Online Major Reference Work (MRW) offers theorists, researchers, and practitioners a unique opportunity to publish articles of substance in a “living” forum with the capacity to include interactive elements and to make ongoing modifications as new information emerges. Review the Call for Authors and consider developing a submission.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR HONG KONG. The HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium will be held at the University of Hong Kong in June 2017. Organizers are inviting papers. See http://www.hkaect.org/hkaect-aect-2017/ for details.

PROCEEDINGS SUBMISSIONS SOUGHT. 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.


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!


Association for Educational Communication and Technology
320 West 8th Street, Suite 101, Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Toll Free: 877-677-AECT Phone: 812-335­-7675 Email: aect@aect.org

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