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September 27, 2016

[AECT] News & Notes – September 26, 2016

A newsletter from yesterday…

September 26, 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.

LAST CHANCE! 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.

GOT YOUR BAGS PACKED? 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 before October 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.

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.

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.

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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