Sunday, 21 October 2012

AECT 2012 Conference Only One Week Away!

We are looking forward to seeing all of you in a few weeks in Louisville conference! We hope this will be a great event (as always :) to meet, to learn, to network, and to spent time together!

Research & Theory Division is hosting many great events in this conference - almost 80 concurrent, invited, roundtable, and poster sessions! Check out the program online:  -  look for RTD hosted sessions.

We hope you will make time for our Special Events:

On Wednesday, October 31:

Just after lunch - we will be honoring Sinem Aslan with the Dean and Sybil McClusky Research Award and she will present her research (1:00pm - 2:00pm in East- Suite Tower, 1 – Laffon).

Just right after that  -  join us for a special invited session on Social Media, Social Networking & Learning with senior researcher Vanessa Dennen from Florida State University and junior researcher Royce Kimmons from University of Texas-Austin (2:15pm - 3:15pm in East- Suite Tower, 1 – Laffon).

At evening make sure to stop by the Research & Theory table at the Welcome Reception to meet and greet Executive Board and fellow division members (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm). Interested members will go to dinner following the reception. Come by the table to get information!

On Thursday, November 1:

Be sure not to miss the Research & Theory Division membership meeting (10:30am - 11:30am in East- Suite Tower, 2 – Breathitt).  Here you will find out how to get more involved in the Research & Theory division.  Also, there will be steel mug raffle!

Immediately following our membership meeting, join us for the Design & Development/Research & Theory Divisions Awards Luncheon (11:45am - 12:45pm in East- Suite Tower / Combs Chandler) and help us congratulate R&T Award Winners.
If you prefer vegetarian food, you can even order vegetarian entrée when you sign up for the luncheon. You can sign up for this event here

On Friday, November 2: 

Join us for another special invited session on Physiological Measures in Instructional Design & Technology Research with senior researcher Roger Azevedo from McGill University, junior researcher Ginger Watson from Old Dominion University, and discussant Amy Adcock from Old Dominion University (9:15am - 10:15am in East- Suite Tower, 3 – Stanley).

We are offering a rich selection of professional development. I hope you will take advantage of these opportunities, join us, and celebrate the presenters’ accomplished works!

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