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January 30, 2020 —Outline of proposed paper due​ for the:
Special Issue in ETRD: Call for Papers
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
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1/30/2020 Tristan Johnson

Thursday January 30th, 2:30 PM EST
Join Dr. Jason McDonald he discusses how to write a successful proposal for AECT as well as how the review process takes place for all proposals submitted to the AECT annual convention.

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1/30/20202:30pm to 3:30pmPatricia J. Slagter van Tryon

The AECT election will be active through 11:59 PM January 31st (EST), 2020.

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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. The person would then serve as AECT President from November 2022 to November 2023, and then serve a year as Immediate Past President. The person elected serves as a member of the AECT Board (monthly meetings) and the AECT Executive Committee (weekly meetings).

Please email your nominations to the Chair of the Nominating Committee, AECT Past President Trey Martindale, at treymartindale@gmail.com.  Include in your nomination the name and contact information for the individual and a brief statement of why you believe this individual would be a good candidate to lead AECT.  Please confirm that your nominee is able and willing to serve. 
Dr. Martindale and the Nominating Committee (eight committed AECT members selected by the President-Elect from across the organization), will compile the nominees, contact the nominees to check their interest, ask the nominees to submit a brief application, then select two nominees as finalists. These finalists will be announced in July 2020.
For full consideration, please email your nomination by January 31st, 2020. 

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Webinar Jan 31, 2020 from 11am-12pm EST
Join us for this webinar for an overview of this year's theme and answer your questions regarding this year's convention.

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1/31/202011:00am to 12:00pmVictor Law

February 17th is the deadline to submit your proposals for:
2020 AECT International Convention

Theme: Towards culturally-situated learning design and research

2020 AECT International Convention
Jacksonville, Florida
November 3 - November 7  2020

An Invitation To Present

We invite you to submit a proposal for the 2020 AECT International Convention to be held in Jacksonville, Florida, during November 3rd- 7th, 2020. Every year, the AECT International Convention brings together AECT members and other educational researchers and practitioners interested in learning design and technologies from the United States as well as the other parts of the world. The goal is to engage in social discourse and academic exchanges, showcase the best practices, share their research findings, and advance design, development, integration of emerging technologies to enrich individuals’ learning experiences and promote our members’ professional development.


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