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August 23, 2016

[AECT] News & Notes – August 22, 2016

Also from yesterday’s inbox…

August 22, 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.

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.

3-MINUTE THESIS COMPETITION. The AECT Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) will again host a research communication competition at the AECT International Convention this October in Las Vegas. For details and to register, click here. The registration deadline is September 1, 2016.

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.

ITFORUM OPPORTUNITY. AECT’s ITFORUM is a way for instructional tech-nology professionals to communicate between AECT Conventions and other face-to-face gatherings. Activities include paper discussions, podcasts, weekly email updates, and employment opportunity listings. ITFORUM is moderated by Scott J. Warren at the University of North Texas. Sign up!

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:

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