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September 20, 2016

[AECT] News & Notes – September 19, 2016

From yesterday’s inbox…

September 19, 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.

PACK YOUR BAGS! 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 beforeOctober 17. Use the registration website and look for all the information you need.

CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED. The AECT Nominating Committee has chosen Dirk Ifenthaler and Trey Martindale as the AECT candidates for President-Elect. Need a brush-up on the process? Look for AECT Nominating Committee Procedures underDocuments on the AECT homepage.

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.

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.

 Learning and Knowledge Analytics in Open Education, proceedings from the AECT-LKAOE 2015 Summer International Research Symposium in Shanghai, is new from Springer and AECT. Members can access digital content free of charge by going to the Publications section of 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!

Association for Educational Communication and Technology
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