News, Events, and Activities


AECT 2019 Early Career Symposium.

Apr 09 2019

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN UNTIL MAY 1OTH AECT's Research and Theory Division will be hosting the 2019 Early Career Symposium, generously sponsored by AECT. The symposium will be held at the annual AECT International Convention on Monday, October 21 (11:30AM-4PM) and Tuesday, October 22 (8AM-11AM)...


Mar 03 2019

Now Accepting applications for the 2019 AECT Internships.


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, hig...

Call For Papers: Adoption of Data Analytics in Higher Education Learning and Teaching

Feb 08 2019

DEADLINE MAY 15th We would like to invite you to submit your proposal for an edited volume on "Adoption of Data Analytics in Higher Education Learning and Teaching" to be published by Springer, New York. If you are interested to contribute to the book project, we are asking you to su...

2019 JFDL Symposium: Call for Papers

Feb 01 2019

June 15th is the deadline to submit your paper for: Journal Symposium on Formative Design and Design Thinking Sunday, October 20 and Monday October 21, 2019 ​Westgate Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada Held in conjunction with the Annual International Convention of the Association for ...

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 a...

Selected Presentations now on Vimeo

Jan 19 2019

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


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 Te...

TechTrends Special Issue: DDL Call for Papers

Feb 01 2019

TechTrends Special Issue: Authentic Learning Experiences via Distance Learning Special Issue: For this special issue we are interested in presenting current research in distance education involving innovative methods to create, implement and research authentic learning experiences including exper...

2018 Annual Proceedings - Kansas City: Volume #1 and #2

Dec 21 2018

The 41st Annual Proceedings are now online.

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:<br> <i> '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 thr...

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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