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August 16, 2016

[AECT] News & Notes – August 15, 2016

From yesterday’s inbox…

August 15, 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.

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. The deadline is September 2.

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.

IJDL CALL FOR PAPERS. The International Journal of Designs for Learning is calling for submissions for a special issue on Makerspace Design Cases. Makerspaces are informal workshop environments where people gather to create prototypes or products in a collaborative setting. For details about the call for papers, see the AECT News section of the AECT website.

MAJOR REFERENCE WORK. The International Journal of Designs for Learning is calling for submissions for a special iThe 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.

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
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Toll Free: 877-677-AECT Phone: 812-335­-7675 Email: aect@aect.org

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