Research & Theory Division

Mission Statement

Research & Theory is the division of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) that promotes the development and advancement of theory; promotes, presents, and disseminates research and scholarship that encompasses multiple perspectives; advocates the study of social and cultural issues in the field; supports, fosters, and mentors emerging scholars.

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2019-2020 Board Members

Past-President: Dr. Ginger Watson

President: Dr. Eunjung Grace Oh

President-Elect: Dr. Feng-Ru Sheu

Board Member At Large: Dr. Doris Bolliger

Communications Officer: Dr. Meina Zhu

Secretary: Bret Staudt Willet  

AECT Board Representative: Dr. E-Ling Hsiao

Featured Research Coordinator: Dr. Yu-Ju (Sharon) Lin

Professional Development Coordinators: Dr. Heather Leary (past); Dr. Wanli Xing (present);  Dr. Ismahan Arslan-Ari (elect)

Graduate Student Representative: Hamid Nadir


Awards: Dr. Ginger  Watson

Early-Career Symposium: Dr. Wanli Xing; Dr. Heather Leary;  Dr. Doris Bolliger

Featured Research: Dr. Yu-Ju (Sharon) Lin

Newsletter: Dr. Meina Zhu; Hamid Nadir; Bret Staudt Willet  

Webinars: Dr. Ismahan Arslan-Ari

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