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September 21, 2017

[AECT] Hyatt Regency Riverfront Will Be Fine For AECT2017

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September 20, 2017

[AECT] News & Notes – September 18, 2017

A newsletter from Monday’s inbox.

September 18, 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.

FREE WEBINAR SERIES. The Research & Theory Division is excited about the next webinar in the free webinar series. Mark your calendars for October 19th at 1-2 PM Eastern Time! Dr. Lin Lin, Professor of Learning Technologies at the University of North Texas will discuss media multitasking and its implications for learning. This topic has important significance for both instructional designers and instructors. The webinar will include discussions of topics related to neuroscience, domain specific technologies for learning, complex learning contexts and much more. More information coming soon!

NEW SPECIAL ISSUE OF TECHTRENDS. A new special issue of TechTrends is out now! Sponsored by the AECT Division of Distance Learning, this issue provides readers with a variety of articles that include practical and applicable ideas, strategies, and techniques on topics related to distance learning. Interested? Read more here.

‘OPEN HOUSE’ DAY PASS. AECT has prepared a special welcome for graduate students to our ‘open house’ on Thursday, November 9th. We are offering a special one-day pass enabling non-member students interested in AECT to engage in our sessions, to meet presenters and to witness some of the newest ideas and trends in leading and learning with technology. Graduate student registrants can take full advantage of all of the activities scheduled on Thursday for a reduced registration fee of $75. Registrations will be accepted on the AECT website.

In order to take advantage of this one-day pass and special rate, a graduate student cannot be a current AECT member or presenting at the Convention. Current members and presenters will register for the full conference.

* One Day Pass student registrants are welcome to attend special ticketed AECT luncheons by purchasing these additional tickets (subject to availability).

2017 AECT CONVENTION REGISTRATION. Register now for the 2017 AECT Convention, Leading Learning for Change, November 7 – 11, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. Don’t wait, register now!

2017 AECT CONVENTION PROGRAM AVAILABLE. The 2017 AECT Convention Program is now available online. Check it out!

JAX SUPER SHUTTLE. AECT has partnered with Super Shuttle to provide discounted transportation to and from the Jacksonville International Airport. Click here for additional information and to make your reservation.

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.

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

September 13, 2017

[AECT] Free Webinar Series by the Research & Theory Division

From Monday’s inbox.

FREE WEBINAR SERIES: by the Research and Theory Division

The Research & Theory Division is excited about the next webinar in the free webinar series.

Mark your calendars for October 19th at 1-2 PM Eastern Time! Dr. Lin Lin,Professor of Learning Technologies at the University of North Texas will discuss media multitasking and its implications for learning. This topic has important significance for both instructional designers and instructors. The webinar will include discussions of topics related to neuroscience, domain specific technologies for learning, complex learning contexts and much more.

 

More information coming soon!


 

 


The Association for Educational Communications & Technology
Office: 812-335-7675

September 12, 2017

[AECT] News & Notes – September 11, 2017

Another newsletter from yesterday’s inbox.

September 11, 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.

NEW SPECIAL ISSUE OF TECHTRENDS. A new special issue of TechTrends is out now! Sponsored by the AECT Division of Distance Learning, this issue provides readers with a variety of articles that include practical and applicable ideas, strategies, and techniques on topics related to distance learning. Interested? Read more here.

TED AWARDS. TED is seeking nominations. Nominate an emerging leader for the Smaldino and Herring TED Leadership Endowment or submit a nomination for the Award for Scholarly Advancement of Teacher Education and the Field of Educational Technology. Nominations due September 15th. Visit the Call for Nominations for more information contact Kristin Brynteson.

‘OPEN HOUSE’ DAY PASS. AECT has prepared a special welcome for graduate students to our ‘open house’ on Thursday, November 9th. We are offering a special one-day pass enabling non-member students interested in AECT to engage in our sessions, to meet presenters and to witness some of the newest ideas and trends in leading and learning with technology. Graduate student registrants can take full advantage of all of the activities scheduled on Thursday for a reduced registration fee of $75. Registrations will be accepted on the AECT website.

In order to take advantage of this one-day pass and special rate, a graduate student cannot be a current AECT member or presenting at the Convention. Current members and presenters will register for the full conference.

* One Day Pass student registrants are welcome to attend special ticketed AECT luncheons by purchasing these additional tickets (subject to availability).

2017 AECT CONVENTION PROGRAM AVAILABLE. The 2017 AECT Convention Program is now available online. Check it out!

2017 AECT CONVENTION REGISTRATION. Register now for the 2017 AECT Convention, Leading Learning for Change, November 7 – 11, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. Don’t wait, register now!

JAX SUPER SHUTTLE. AECT has partnered with Super Shuttle to provide discounted transportation to and from the Jacksonville International Airport. Click here for additional information and to make your reservation.

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.

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

September 7, 2017

[AECT] News & Notes – September 5, 2017

Another newsletter from Tuesday.

September 5, 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.

JAX SUPER SHUTTLE. AECT has partnered with Super Shuttle to provide discounted transportation to and from the Jacksonville International Airport. Click here for additional information and to make your reservation.

2017 AECT CONVENTION PROGRAM AVAILABLE. The 2017 AECT Convention Program is now available online. Check it out!

2017 AECT CONVENTION REGISTRATION. Register now for the 2017 AECT Convention, Leading Learning for Change, November 7 – 11, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida.  Both member and nonmember registrations can save $100 from on-site registration fees. Don’t wait, register now!

CONVENTION ‘OPEN HOUSE’ DAY PASS. AECT has prepared a special welcome for graduate students to our ‘open house’ on Thursday, November 9th. We are offering a special one-day pass enabling non-member students interested in AECT to engage in our sessions, to meet presenters and to witness some of the newest ideas and trends in leading and learning with technology. Graduate student registrants can take full advantage of all of the activities scheduled on Thursday for a reduced registration fee of $75*. Registrations will be accepted on the AECT website.

In order to take advantage of this one-day pass and special rate, a graduate student cannot be a current AECT member or presenting at the Convention. Current members and presenters will register for the full conference.

* One Day Pass student registrants are welcome to attend special ticketed AECT luncheons by purchasing these additional tickets (subject to availability).

TED AWARDS. TED is seeking nominations. Nominate an emerging leader for the Smaldino and Herring TED Leadership Endowment or submit a nomination for the Award for Scholarly Advancement of Teacher Education and the Field of Educational Technology. Nominations due September 15th. Visit the Call for Nominations for more information contact Kristin Brynteson.

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.

FIRST ISSUE OF OUR NEW JOURNAL IS PUBLISHED! Volume 1, Number 1, of Journal of Formative Design in Learning is published. This issue and indeed all the papers in the 2017 and 2018 volume-years are free to anyone during those two years. Visit the journal to enjoy the interesting incisive papers in the first issue. This journal is also available to members via the members-only portion of the AECT website. The journal invites manuscript submissions (visit www.editorialmanager.com/jfdl). General inquiries, such as suitability of your paper for the journal, should be directed to Editor-in-Chief Robert Kenny.

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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