Another newsletter from yesterday.
February 27, 2017
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, 2017 at 4:00 PM EST. For more information and to register, see the complete flyer.
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!
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.
DDL LOGO REDESIGN COMPETITION. The Division of Distance Learning is currently sponsoring a contest to redesign the division logo. Top prize is $100. Submissions are due by April 15, and designers do not need to be an active member of AECT or DDL. For more information or instructions on how to submit a design, see the complete flyer.
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