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October 18, 2016

[AECT] News & Notes – October 17, 2016

A notice from the AECT conference from yesterday…

October 17, 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.

CAN’T BE ON-SITE IN LAS VEGAS?  You don’t have to miss all of the fun. Learn from Las Vegas right from your home or office by viewing the three AECT International Conference keynotes as they are live-streamed: 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 about the keynote presenters, go to the keynote pageonline. Look to the AECT homepage for details about how to access the live stream..

CATCH THE PRESIDENTIAL SESSIONS. All of the presidential sessions at the AECT International Convention this week are being recorded and will be posted on the association’s Vimeo site. Refer to the AECT homepage for information about viewing these thought-provoking, up-to-the-minute, informative sessions.

 Access detailed information about all three of these opportunities under
Events on the AECT website.

OEB 2016. “Owning Learning” will take place in Berlin, November 30-December 2, 2016.

AECT/HKAECT 2017 SUMMER INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM. “New Ecology for Education: Communication X Learning” will take place June 15-17, 2017, in Hong Kong.

INTERNATIONAL TEACHER EDUCATION CONFERENCE. September 6-8, 2017. Harvard University Faculty Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE. September 6-8, 2017. Harvard University Faculty Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MAKERSPACES, ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING, MULTI-DISCIPLINARY LEARNING, & INNOVATION SOLUTIONS. Join a panel that discusses an experimental class in which undergraduate students and faculty from seven disciplines responded to pressing social problems. Panelists will discuss how they used design thinking, maker space, Beam, drone and teleconferencing technologies to enable the students to think big and produce innovative, practical solutions.

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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