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Research Participation Request

Apr 07 2020

Case Studies: Instructional Technology in a Time of Crisis Thousands of teachers, professors, trainers, and administrators are being told to teach, train, and work from home, and millions of children, teenagers, college students, and employees are being required to learn and work from home. Critical to the success of teaching and learning in this situation is the effective applications...

K-12 Crowdsourced Resource

Apr 07 2020

As one of the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, AECT solicited for suggestions of online resources (e.g., articles, posts, videos, documents, slides) and recommendations for best practices to support remote teaching and the transition to online course delivery. Given a number of topics (Class/Group Meetings, Delivering Content Online, Ensuring/Creating Student Access, Parents/Guardian S...

Higher Education Crowdsourced Expert Resources with Commentaries

Apr 02 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, AECT has generated a crowdsourced list of expert resources (e.g., articles, posts, videos, documents, slides) with recommendations for best practices for remote teaching and the transition to online course delivery. This project is the result of the community-based approach with reliance on AECT members' expertise and knowledge to provide a robust ye...

Advice for Those New to Online Learning

Apr 02 2020

Jonathan Michael Spector, Department of Learning Technologies, University of North Texas realizes that many educators may be new to challenges of Online Learning.

WE NEED YOUR HELP! COVID-19

Mar 24 2020

We need your help! Our Executive Board is following up on the listening forums hosted over the past week. We have recorded our leaders' ideas, suggestions, and questions, and we are preparing for the next steps in our organizational response.

AECT Statement on COVID-19

Mar 19 2020

The health, well-being and security of the AECT community is our highest priority. We are working with the hotel in Jacksonville, Florida on health/safety processes for the summer research symposium in July and the International Convention in November. AECT remains steadfast in our goal to provide a safe and intellectually stimulating experience for those who attend AECT events. We will c...

AECT Office Announcement

Mar 13 2020

Due to COVID-19 the AECT office will be closed and personnel will be working remotely. We will continue to move AECT forward, making sure we are all prepared to deal with this situation.

AECT & NATO Design and Development Competition

Mar 03 2020

April 19 (11:59 PM EST) - Deadline for Round 1 Proposals This competition is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to get to apply various aspects of what you are learning in your programs. Interested parties should review the competition website.

Now Accepting Applications for the Early Career Symposium

Feb 27 2020

Research & Theory Division Professional Development Program 2020 AECT Early Career Symposium What is it? AECTs Research and Theory Division will be hosting the 2020 Early Career Symposium, generously sponsored by AECT. The symposium will be held at the annual AECT International Convention on Tuesday, Nov 3 (11:30 AM-5 PM) and Wednesday, Nov 4 (7:30 AM-11 AM), 2020, at Hyatt River...

2020 Early Career Symposium

Feb 12 2020

Application Deadline is April 15th. AECT’s Research and Theory Division will be hosting the 2020 Early Career Symposium, generously sponsored by AECT. The symposium will be held at the annual AECT International Convention on Tuesday, Nov 3 (11:30 AM-5 PM) and Wednesday, Nov 4 (7:30 AM-11 AM), 2020, at Hyatt Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida. The symposium will engage partic...

Announcing Formation of New AECT Special Interest Group on Education in Health Professions

Feb 06 2020

To start the New Year, I'm excited to announce the formation of the Education in Health Professions-Special Interest Group (EDHP) within (AECT).

Divisions Leadership Meet to Consider Association Topics, Issues

Feb 06 2020

The new year offered new directions for AECT. On Jan. 24 our divisions met to discuss association topics and issues, as well as plan future actions.

AECT and Divisional Election results.

Feb 03 2020

As a member, please extend your congratulations and support to your new leaders. AECT also extends its appreciate to each candidate for their willingness to serve in their new leadership positions.

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...

LAST DAY for the 2020 Call For Proposal

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...

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.

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