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2020 Summer Research Symposium: Call for Proposals

Jan 18 2020

March 15, 2020 is the deadline to submit your paper for the 2020 AECT Summer Research Symposium, Learning: Design, Engagement and Definition. Being held in Jacksonville, Florida July 22-23, 2020 in conjunction with the regular AECT Summer Leadership Meetings.

Special Issue in ETRD: Call for Papers

Jan 17 2020

January 30, 2020 —Outline of proposed paper due for the Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Educational Technology Research and Development (ETRD) Theme: Learners and Learning Contexts: International Perspectives on New Alignments for the Digital Age

AECT Elections Now in Progress

Jan 10 2020

Members again have the opportunity to help define the direction and leadership of AECT. The election will be active through 11:59 PM January 31st (EST), 2020.

New Book Series: 'Leadership and Best Practices in Educational Technology Management'

Dec 19 2019

Brill is pleased to announce that in collaboration with The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), it is launching a new book series in 2020 titled Leadership and Best Practices in Educational Technology Management. The new series is part of the Brill | Sense imprint, and series editors Dr. Christopher T. Miller (Morehead State University) and Dr. Anthony Pi&nti...

2020 Call For Proposal is Live!

Dec 16 2019

The 2020 Call For Proposals online submission is now live. Please review the call for proposals and submit your proposal soon.

2019 Annual Proceedings - Las Vegas: Volume #1 and #2

Dec 16 2019

The 42nd Annual Proceedings are now online.

Excellence at Work

Nov 26 2019

Robert Doyle, Harvard University, conducts series of interviews with the editors of various AECT journals and publications exploring not the only diversity each journal but also how each journal contributes to the field of educational technology in research and application and its impact on improving education.

Learning, Design, and Technology: An International Compendium of Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy

Nov 20 2019

An International Compendium of Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy | Editors: Michael J Spector, Barbara B Lockee, Marcus D. Childress | Description: The multiple, related fields encompassed by this Major Reference Work represent a convergence of issues and topics germane to the rapidly changing segments of knowledge and practice in educational communications and technology at all leve...

Call for Nominations for AECT President

Nov 19 2019

The AECT Nominating Committee is requesting nominations for the office of AECT President. The person elected would begin serving as President-Elect Designee in 2021, and would plan the 2022 AECT Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24-28, 2022.

STC VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB

Nov 18 2019

During Fall 2019, the Systems Thinking & Change Virtual Book Club will be reading The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle. Sign up to join us at: https://forms.gle/PxTxfrtR2bC6GMXKA

CALL FOR BOOKS AND BRIEFS: LEADERSHIP AND BEST PRACTICES IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

Nov 18 2019

Series Editors: Christopher Miller and Anthony Piña The Leadership and Best Practices in Educational Technology series provides opportunities for focused writings on leadership within the field and within the organization. The mission of the series is to document leadership, management and administration issues, best practices, and research within the field of educational techno...

Increased Impact Factor for ETR&D

Feb 11 2019

JUNE 25th, 2019 Clarivate Analytics has released the 2018 Journal Citation Reports. The 2018 2-yr impact factor of Educational Technology Research and Development is 2.115, the 5-yr impact factor is 2.672. Currently the journal ranks 56/243 in the category Education and Educational Research (Q1). In comparison with last year the 2-yr impact factor has increased 0.387. On behalf o...

NEW ONLINE RESOURCE FOR AECT MEMBERS!

Mar 04 2019

The Trends in Instructional Design and Technology Database is now available to all AECT members and their students. The database, which draws upon many major surveys of technology use, provides a clear picture of the trends that educators, learners, and IDT professionals in K – 12 schools, higher education, and business and industry are focusing their attention on. In addition to ac...

Call for Research Summaries

Feb 10 2019

AECT has a request from our NATO partnership for looking for a series of one or more literature research summaries on : Virtual Reality Micro Learning Mobile Learning E-Learning Learning Analytics Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence

AECT Partners with NATO ACT to Deliver Educational Resources

Jan 22 2019

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomington-based Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) announced a strategic partnership with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) – Allied Command Transformation (ACT). The agreement provides NATO ACT with access to AECT's extensive catalog of videos and publications targeting those who deliver ed...

Selected Presentations now on Vimeo

Jan 19 2019

13 recorded presentations including Keynote and Presidential sessions on now on Vimeo.

JOURNAL OF FORMATIVE DESIGN IN LEARNING ANNOUNCEMENT

Feb 24 2019

The editorial board of the Journal of Formative Design in Learning (JDFL) is pleased to announce that Dr. Kalianne Neumann an Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at Oklahoma State University (sponsor by Dr. Susan Stansbury) and Dr. Logan Arrington an Assistant Professor in Instructional Technology at the University of West Georgia (sponsored by Dr. James Klein) have been selecte...

AECT Foundation Donations

Oct 24 2018

Contribute a donation to support specific endowments and the legacy of the AECT Foundation.

General Call for Special-Issue Proposals -- ETR&D

Oct 10 2018

This call is open, and all submissions will be reviewed quarterly. The Research, Development, and Cultural and Regional Perspectives Editors will manage the proposal review process.

New Privacy Statement

May 24 2018

We’ve updated our Privacy Statement to support new EU data protection laws.

AECT's Reference Library

Feb 08 2018

AECT offers a huge reference library to our members as well as open source content. INCLUDING: - Access to AECT and Springer Journals - Numerous Online Book Publications - Video Library including recorded Webinars and recorded convention presentations and more...

The Definition and Terminology Committee

Mar 08 2018

The Definition and Terminology Committee has issued a new definition for Educational Technology: 'Educational technology is the study and ethical application of theory, research, and best practices to advance knowledge as well as mediate and improve learning and performance through the strategic design, management and implementation of learning and instructional processes and resources.'

AECT Research Initiatives

Mar 11 2018

From time to time, AECT receives formal requests for the purpose of soliciting AECT members to participate in surveys and other studies. Please review guidelines to make formal requests for a research initiative.

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