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May 26, 2017

[AECT] Early-Bird Convention Registration ends May 31st

A third AECT item to get out of the inbox.  Note that while AECT does not generally have a lot of K-12 distance, online, and blended learning sessions; there are generally a few.

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The Association for Educational Communications & Technology
320 W. 8th Street. Suite 101
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Office: 812-335-7675

[AECT] DDL Award Nominations – Deadline June 1st

Another AECT item…


The AECT Division of Distance Learning is requesting nominations for the 2017 DDL Awards sponsored by the division for the following awards:
 

 – DDL-AECT Crystal Award
– DDL Distance Education Best Practices Award
– DDL Distance Education Book Award
– DDL Journal Article Award
– DDL Burmeister Outstanding DDL-sponsored AECT Presentation Award

More information about each of the awards, including award coordinators, evaluation criteria, and how to submit nominations, can be found on the DDL website:
http://aect.site-ym.com/members/group_content_view.asp?group=67629&id=117561

Please consider nominating a colleague, a student, or yourself for one or more of the DDL awards. It is a great opportunity to be recognized for your work and your contribution to the field. 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.

 

 


The Association for Educational Communications & Technology
320 W. 8th Street. Suite 101
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Office: 812-335-7675

[AECT] 2017 Early Career Symposium: Accepting Applicants

Note this opportunity for academic folks.

2017 Early Career Symposium: Now Accepting Applicants

AECT’s Research and Theory Division will be hosting the 2017 Early Career Symposium this year sponsored by AECT. The symposium will be held as a half day online conference October 28th and at the annual AECT International Convention on Tuesday, November 7 (half day 1-6 PM starting with lunch) and Wednesday, November 8 (half day, 7:30AMnoon, ending with lunch together with the AECT Board), 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. The symposium will thus engage participants in a day and a half of focused career mentoring and networking.

The symposium will reimburse Early Career faculty and Advanced Graduate Students with the conference fee ($395 for Early Career Faculty and $240 for Advanced Graduate Students). Reimbursements are pending submission of receipts after the symposium.

Click Here to Learn How to Apply 

 


The Association for Educational Communications & Technology
320 W. 8th Street. Suite 101
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Office: 812-335-7675

May 25, 2017

[AECT] Searching for Future Leaders!

Another AECT item for today with an up-coming deadline.

Greetings AECT Members!

We are searching for the future leaders of AECT.  Who are they?  They are the new professionals in K12 and higher education as well as those in industry and current graduate students within our membership.  We need your help, AECT members, to identify and recognize outstanding individuals with leadership potential in educational technology and in the broader field through the AECT Leadership Internship Program.

Eligible applicants and interested sponsors may review program details and application requirements at http://www.aect.org/events/intern. The deadline for submission to the internship program is a firm June 5, 2017.

AECT members interested in sponsoring an applicant should provide their contact information to the individual for inclusion in his or her application materials. Once an application is submitted, the online system will notify sponsors with instructions on how to complete the process. Please note that the application process places a heavy emphasis on past and current leadership experiences with a specific focus on personal goals for growth within AECT and the professional field.

All pieces of the application must be completed in order to be considered. This includes a sponsor letter in support of your application. Please allow enough time for your sponsor to submit this letter by the due date, June 5.

All interns will be expected to arrive at the 2017 AECT Convention in Jacksonville, FL bySunday afternoon, November 5, 2017 and to stay until 12:00 PM Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Please submit all application materials via the AECT website at the URL above. Additional correspondence regarding the Leadership Internship Program can be directed to the Leadership Internship Program Coordinator, Megan C. Murtaugh, at 239-560-8301 or aect-intern-chair@aect.org.


 

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The Association for Educational Communications & Technology
320 W. 8th Street. Suite 101
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Office: 812-335-7675

DDL Awards – Deadline June 1st

Note this up-coming deadline…

Dear DDL Members,

Just a reminder to submit your work for DDL Awards by June 1st, 2017.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be recognized for your work at 2017 AECT International Convention for the following DDL Awards:
1- Crystal Award
2- Distance Education Best Practices Award
3- Distance Education Book Award
4- Journal Article Award

More information about each of the awards, including award coordinators, evaluation criteria, and how to submit nominations, can be found on the DDL website:
http://aect.site-ym.com/members/group_content_view.asp?group=67629&id=117561

Please consider nominating a colleague, a student, or yourself for one or more of the DDL awards. It is a great opportunity to be recognized for your work and your contribution to the field.

Winners will be recognized at the DDL Membership Meeting during AECT International Convention to be held in Jacksonville, Florida on November 6 – 11, 2017.

Best,
Larisa Olesova, DDL Award Manager

DDL Webpage: http://aect.site-ym.com/group/distance_learning
DDL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/100744850679/

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320 W. 8th St. Ste 101
Bloomington, Indiana 47404

Office: 812-335-7675
Fax: 812-335-7678
Toll-Free 1-877-677-2328
aect@aect.org

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