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October 11, 2016

[AECT] News & Notes – October 10, 2016

Also from yesterday’s inbox…

October 10, 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 NOW! 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. And don’t forget to get your ticket for the Breakfast With Champions for Wednesdaymorning.

KEYNOTES TO EXCITE. Three exciting keynotes are planned for the AECT International Convention: 1) Cirque du Soleil takes you behind the scenes to the technology-rich world that makes the magic happen. 2) Philip Yenawine, co-founder of Visual Understanding in Education (VUE), examines thinking and communication skills. 3) Barry Kudrowitz offers his take on “Play and Creativity in the Classroom.” For more information, go to the keynote page online.


NEW BOOK #1. Women’s Voices in the Field of Educational Technology: Our Journeys, edited by Ana Donaldson, is new from Springer. Women from around the world were asked to contribute to this volume, giving their perspectives on swimming in the “good old boy” stream to find recognition in our field. Contributors discuss their lives and the people who made a difference in their professional journeys.

AND… AECT members are invited to the Springer Reception and Book Signing to meet many of the authors included in the Women’s Voices volume above. The event will precede the keynote on Wednesday, October 19, at the AECT International Convention in Las Vegas. Don’t miss this event!

NEW BOOK #2. Learning and Knowledge Analytics in Open Educationproceedings 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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