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...

Mar 07 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST 'Leading through Transition: Tips and Strategies' As we face mounting internal and external pressures to prove value, the need for change increases. Transitioning from one tool or strategy to something different can be challenging. Finding pract...

Mar 06 2019

STC will be hosting a virtual book club this spring! Pick up a copy of Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath and join us! April 11, 2018, 3:00-4:00 pm EST.

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 ...

Feb 27 2019

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.

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...

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...

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.

Oct 24 2018

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

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.

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...

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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