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July 31, 2018

[AECT] July 30, 2018 – News & Notes

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July 30, 2018

AECT SUMMER BOARD BUILDING DAYS SUCCESSFUL!

AECT’s Summer Board Building Days took place July 26-27, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. The event was a huge success and we thank all of those in attendance for their participation!

2018 EARLY CAREER SYMPOSIUM

AECT’s Research and Theory Division will be hosting the 2018 Early Career Symposium, generously sponsored by AECT. The symposium will be held at the AECT International Convention on Tuesday, October 22 (half day) and Wednesday, October 23 (half day), in Kansas City, Missouri. The symposium will engage participants in focused career mentoring and networking. Applications are due July 31, 2018.  Complete details can be found here.

CLT AWARD COMMITTEE CALLS FOR REVIEWERS
The CLT awards committee would like your help selecting recipients for the CLT awards. Please contact Holly Marshburn  with your interest and any questions. Looking forward to hearing from you!

RICHARD B. LEWIS MEMORIAL AWARD

Do you know a school or system, public or private, you’d like to recognize for outstanding technology integration and media utilization programs? The School Media & Technology Division (SMT) is seeking nominations for the Richard B. Lewis Memorial Award for Outstanding School Media and Technology. Nominations are due August 15, 2018. Past applicants are eligible to reapply. For more information, please visit AECT’s website or contact Leslie Blatt.  And you can follow SMT on Facebook.

SMT LOGO COMPETITION EXTENDED

Calling all Designers! Please consider submitting a graphic design submission to the AECT School Media and Technology Division’s logo competition by August 25 ; and share this opportunity with your students and/or design colleagues. Free one-year membership to AECT for the winner!  See http://tinyurl.com/logo18smt for details.

REGISTER NOW FOR ONE OF THE CONVENTION WORKSHOPS!

We have a great line-up of workshops available before and after the convention for only $15 each.
Creating Text Adventures, Branching Narratives, and Case-Based e-Learning Tools with Twinewith Lucas Jensen. This workshop will survey the evolution of text-based adventure games and branching narratives, with a particular focus on the free, open source, HTML-based game engine Twine.
Globally Connected Teaching and Learning: What, Who, Why, and How with Carine Ullom, and Steven Foulke. Globally Connected Teaching and Learning (GCTL) is the umbrella term for the myriad ways to connect students across the globe and engage them in meaningful cross-cultural and collaborative learning experiences. Participants will learn how to implement GCTL at their institutions.
Visit  https://members.aect.org/events/review/workshops.asp for more information about workshops.

eLEARNING AFRICA 2018

The program for eLearning Africa , the leading international conference and exhibition on educational and learning technologies for all the education, corporate and public sector, is nowavailable online . This International Conference will be held September 26-28, 2018 at the Kigali Convention Center Rwanda.

Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Address: 320 W. 8th Street, Suite 101
Bloomington, IN 47404-3745
Toll Free: 877-677-2328 | Phone: 812-335-7675
Email:  aect@aect.org
News & Notes – July 30, 2018

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