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May 31, 2017

[AECT] News & Notes – May 30, 2017

Another newsletter from yesterday’s inbox.

May 30, 2017
www.aect.org

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

EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 31! The 2017 AECT International Convention early-bird registration will remain available until May 31, 2017. Make plans to attend the convention, November 6-11, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. See theAECT website for registration and hotel information.

NOMINATIONS NEEDED – JUNE 1 DEADLINE! The AECT Division of Distance Learning needs more nominations for the 2017 DDL Awards sponsored by the division. More information about each of the awards, including award coordinators, evaluation criteria, and how to submit nominations, can be found on the DDL website. Nominations and accompanying materials must be received by June 1, 2017. Winners will be recognized at the DDL Membership Meeting during AECT International Convention to be held in Jacksonville, Florida on November 6–11, 2017.

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MENTORING RELATIONSHIP but were afraid to ask. The AECT Leadership Development Committee knows that a mentoring relationship can play a key role in developing leaders and professional scholars, but what exactly does it mean to have an effective mentoring relationship? Add this full day workshop to your AECT17 convention registration for only $15 to learn about the components and dynamics of effective and productive mentoring relationships! Contact Tonia Dousay with questions.

SUMMER JOURNAL SYMPOSIUM 2017. Registration is available for the 2017 Summer Journal Symposium and Summer Board & Leadership Meeting which will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, Florida, July 22-25. Details regarding registration and hotel reservations are available on the AECT website.

AECT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. The AECT Leadership Development Committee is excited to invite applications for the Leadership Internship Program to coincide with the 2017 AECT Convention in Jacksonville, FL. We need your help to identify and recognize outstanding individuals with leadership potential in educational technology and in the broader field through the AECT Leadership Internship Program.  Details and submission information can be found here. The deadline is June 5, 2017.

NEW CALL FOR ETS V2 PROPOSALS. Do you have a passion for a new technology or tech ‘toys’ with promise for learning? Do you want to have a little funwhile learning about the most novel new learning technologies exciting AECT members?  Planners have tweaked the design of the Emerging Technology Showcase so that AECT Jacksonville Convention participants can access their practitioner’s side to think about, meet and question over 60 hot-tech advocates hosting many roundtables in two large sessions!  Explore the possible! Click here to see the Call and Click here to find the submission portal to submit your individual (or team) ETS2 Proposals: Due, June 15, 2017. Fun!

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: aect@aect.org

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