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February 23, 2017

[AECT] News & Notes – February 20, 2017

A newsletter from Monday’s inbox.

February 20, 2017

NEWS&NOTESThe purpose of each weekly issue is to provide information and to engage members in the diverse opportunities and activities of your association.

MEMBER INPUT SURVEY 2017. At this time the AECT Leadership is interested in hearing member feedback and input to consider adjustments to our organizational actions and activities. This survey will remain available until March 31, 2017. Your responses will be aggregated with all others and will not be individually identified.Please help us out!


DEADLINE SOON! MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT. Be sure to take an active role in shaping the future of your professional association. The voting period for AECT and Division elections will end on February 23, 2017. Check your email for balloting details.

SUMMER SYMPOSIUM TAKING SHAPE. A symposium is planned to allow interested writers to participate in a peer-review process related to submissions to the new Journal of Formative Design in Learning. The journal has issued a call for papers, with a deadline for abstracts of March 30, 2017. The symposium will be held in Jacksonville, Florida, July 22-23, in conjunction with the AECT Summer Leadership Meeting. Details can be found on the AECT website.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS. AECT members are invited to submit a nomination for the office of President-Elect. The individual elected in January 2018 will serve as President-Elect (2018-19), President (2019-20), and Immediate Past President (2020-21). For a detailed description see the Call for Nominations on the AECT website. Nominations must be submitted to Kay Persichitte (chair of the Nominations Committee) at no later than March 1, 2017.

RTD WEBINAR. The Research & Theory Division is excited to announce the following webinar – “What Are We Preparing Our Students For? An Argument for Alt-Format Dissertations,” with special guest speaker Dr. Richard E. West, March 8, 2017at 4:00 PM EST. For more information and to register, see the complete flyer

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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