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Handbook of Research for Educational Communications and Technology

Instructional Science

Educational Media and Technology Yearbook

Curricula Data of Degree Programs in Educational Communications and Technology

Learning and Instructional Technologies for the 21st Century

Journal of Instructional Development

A Code of Professional Ethics: A guide to professional conduct in the field of Educational Communications and Technology

Getting Started in Instructional Technology

Annual Proceedings
2010 Anaheim: Vol. #1 and 2
2009 Louisville: Vol. #1 and 2
2008 Orlando: Vol. #1 and 2
2007 Anaheim: Vol. #1 and 2
2006 Dallas: Vol. #1 and 2

Occasional papers:
1. History of AECT
by Michael Molenda
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2. The Practice of Instructional Technology
by Andrew S. Gibbons.
2. The Copyright Law's "Publish or Perish" Requirement
by Leonard D. DuBoff, © 2002


Educational Technology Research and Development
Publications from Springer
 
A bi-monthly publication of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology
Editor-in-Chief: Michael Hannafin; J.M. Spector
ISSN: 1042-1629 (print version)
ISSN: 1556-6501 (electronic version)
Journal no. 11423
Springer US
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Educational Technology Research and Development is the only scholarly journal in the field focusing entirely on research and development in educational technology.

The Research Section assigns highest priority in reviewing manuscripts to rigorous original quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods studies on topics relating to applications of technology or instructional design in educational settings. Such contexts include K-12, higher education, and adult learning (e.g., in corporate training settings). Analytical papers that evaluate important research issues related to educational technology research and reviews of the literature on similar topics are also published. This section features well documented articles on the practical aspects of research as well as applied theory in educational practice and provides a comprehensive source of current research information in instructional technology.

The Development Section publishes research on planning, implementation, evaluation and management of a variety of instructional technologies and learning environments. Empirically-based formative evaluations and theoretically-based instructional design research papers are welcome, as are papers that report outcomes of innovative approaches in applying technology to instructional development. Papers for the Development section may involve a variety of research methods and should focus on one or more aspect of the instructional development process; when relevant and possible, papers should discuss the implications of instructional design decisions and provide evidence linking outcomes to those decisions.

Each issue also includes book reviews, international reviews, and research abstracts.

Manuscripts undergo a blind review process involving a panel of three reviewers with initial outcomes usually provided within two months.


TechTrends - Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning
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A publication of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology
Editor-in-Chief: Abbie Brown
ISSN: 8756-3894 (print version)
ISSN: 1559-7075 (electronic version)
Journal no. 11528
Springer US

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TechTrends is a leading publication for professionals in the educational communication and technology field. As such its major purposes are: to provide a vehicle for the exchange of information among professional practitioners concerning the management of media and programs, the application of educational technology principles and techniques to instructional programs, corporate and military training, and any other kinds of information that can contribute to the advancement of knowledge of practice in the field.


Instructional Science
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An International Journal of the Learning Sciences
Senior Editor-in-Chief: P.M. Goodyearo
ISSN: 0020-4277 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-1952 (electronic version)
Journal no. 11251
Springer Netherlands

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Instructional Science is an interdisciplinary refereed scholarly journal aimed at promoting a deeper understanding of the nature, theory and practice of the instructional process and of the learning to which it gives rise. The journal’s conception of ‘instruction’ is broad-based, recognising that there are many ways to stimulate and support learning. Papers published in recent years represent a wide variety of perspectives from the learning sciences. The journal covers learning by people of all ages, in all areas of the curriculum, and in informal as well as formal learning contexts.


Educational Media and Technology Yearbook
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Educational Media and Technology Yearbook
Editors: Michael Orey, Stephanie A. Jones and Robert Maribe Branch
Volume 35, 2010, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1516-0
ISSN 8755-2094
ISBN 978-1-4419-1502-3 e-ISBN 978-1-4419-1516-0
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-1516-0
Springer New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London

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The audience for the Yearbook consists of media and technology professionals in schools, higher education, and business contexts. Topics of interest to professionals practicing in these areas are broad. The theme unifying each of the chapters in the book is the use of technology to enable or enhance education. Forms of technology represented in this volume vary from traditional tools such as the book to the latest advancements in digital technology, while areas of education encompass widely ranging situations involving learning and teaching, which are idea technologies.


International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
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An Official Publication of the International Society of the Learning Science
Executive Editors: F.W. Hesse; G. Stahl
ISSN: 1556-1607 (print version)
ISSN: 1556-1615 (electronic version

An official publication of the International Society of the Learning Sciences, the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (IJCSCL) fosters a deep understanding of the nature, theory, and practice of computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL). The journal serves as a forum for experts from such disciplines as education, computer science, information technology, psychology, communications, linguistics, anthropology, sociology, and business. Articles investigate how to design the technological settings for collaboration and how people learn in the context of collaborative activity

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The Journal of Applied Instructional Design
Publication of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology
Leslie Moller, Ph.D., Editor
ISSN: 2160-5289  Volume 1 No. 1

Welcome! We are proud of the innovation and considered thought that this new journal represents. Please check out the articles by Andrew Gibbons, Chung-Yuang Hsu and Richard David Moore, and Douglas Tedford and MaryFriend Shepard. Ellen Wagner has penned a thoughtful essay and MaryFriend Shepard offers an insightful book review. Join us as we attempt to revolutionize the world of learning and instruction together.

The purpose of this journal is to bridge the gap between theory and practice by providing reflective scholar-practitioners a means for publishing articles related the field of Instructional Design. JAID’s goals are to encourage and nurture the development of the reflective practitioner as well as collaborations between academics and practitioners as a means of disseminating and developing new ideas in instructional design. The resulting articles should inform both the study and practice of instructional design.



Publication of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology
ISSN: 159-449X  Volume 1 No. 1
The journal provides a venue for designers to share their knowledge-in-practice through rich representations of their designs and detailed discussion of decision-making. The aim of the journal is to support the production of high-quality precedent materials and to promote and demonstrate the value of doing so. Audiences for the journal include designers, teachers and students of design and scholars studying the practice of design.


iTECH DIGEST: International Electronic Newsletter
Publication of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology
Volume 1 No. 3
Welcome… to the third issue of iTECH DIGEST, a complimentary quarterly newsletter designed to keep you connected to your important AECT member publications and other key membership information. This is another way that AECT works at “linking research and practice to improve learning.

Previous Issues: • Volume 1 No. 1Volume 1 No. 2


Handbook of Research for Educational Communications and Technology Handbook of Research for 
        Educational Communications and Technology
Third edition.
928 pages. 978-0-415-96338-1
edited by J. Michael Spector, M. David Merrill, Jeroen Van Merrienboer, and Marcy P. Driscoll
© 2007 by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group

Purchase information: This Handbook is intended for graduate students and their professors, instructional designers and researchers in educational communication and technology plus the libraries that serve them. To purchase the 'Handbook of Research for Educational Communications and Technology' visit the AECT's Online Store

Sponsored by the Association of Educational Communication and Technology (AECT), the third edition of this groundbreaking Handbook continues the mission of its predecessors: to provide up-to-date summaries and syntheses of recent research pertinent to the educational uses of information and communication technologies. In addition to updating, this new edition has been expanded from forty-one to fifty-six chapters organized into the following six sections: foundations, strategies, technologies, models, design and development, and methodological issues.

In response to feedback from users of the second edition, the following changes have been built into this edition:

  • More Comprehensive – topical coverage has been expanded from forty-one to fifty-six chapters and includes many more chapters on technology than in previous editions.
  • Restructured Chapters – this edition features shorter chapters with introductory abstracts, keyword definitions, and extended bibliographies.
  • More International – more than 20% of the contributing authors and one of the volume editors are non-American.
  • Theoretical Focus – Part 1. provides expanded, cross-disciplinary theoretical coverage.
  • Methodological Focus – an extended methodological chapter begins with a comprehensive overview of research methods followed by lengthy, separately authored sections devoted to specific methods.
  • Research and Development Focus – another extended chapter with lengthy, separately authored sections covers educational technology research and development in different areas of investigation, e.g., experimental methods to determine the effectiveness of instructional designs, technology-based instructional interventions in research, research on instructional design models, and design-based research methods.
Handbook online (AECT Members only):
As a member benefit, the 'Handbook of Research for Educational Communications and Technology' is presented on our site. New memberships can be establshed through AECT's Online Store.

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Learning and Instructional Technologies for the 21st Century
Edited by Leslie Moller, Jason Bond Huett, and Douglas M. Harvey
ISBN: 978-0-387-09666-7   Download Preface PDF
Hard Cover, 227 pages

Price: $47.00 Order your copy

In the summer of 2006 AECT hosted the first AECT Research Symposia, which brought together the top scholars in learning technologies to identify specific, research-based ideas, which rethink learning, reorganize schools, redirect technology and provide instruction. Researchers and students will find the conceptual frameworks and literature reviews in Chapters 2-8 to be solid starting points for their own explorations. For instructors, the book offers an indispensable teaching tool in the form of a succinct survey of the complex territory of educational technology. Chapter 12 provides a road map for keeping academic programs relevant to evolving professional standards. Practitioners will benefit from the discussions of state-of-the art ideas regarding design, use, and management of technology for training and education, which may also provide compelling justifications for their programs. This book presents the ’best of the best’ in the fields of technology and learning. To help breathe new energy into the concepts presented here, we asked Marcy Driscoll and Rob Foshay to each add a chapter where they reflect on the thoughts and ideas contained in this volume. Marcy and Rob’s contributions are not typical; they were given the freedom to reflect, to improvise, and to free think about what they had read. Their important contributions invite the reader to reexamine what he or she learned in the previous chapters.


Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning
Co-authored by the Association for Educational Communications & Technology, and the American Association of School Librarians.
ISBN: 0-8389-3470-6 205 pages, paperback
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This National Standards publication for school media center programs, includes information literacy standards for student learning as well as revised standards for school library media programs. This powerful tool can be use by media specialists to foster the active, authentic learning that today's researchers and practitioners recognize as vital to helping students become information literate lifelong learners.

Educational Technology: A Definition with Commentary
Edited by Alan Januszewski and Michael Molenda
© 2007 by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group
Pb ISBN: 978-0-8058-5861-7

Price: $39.95 Order your copy

The first chapter begins with the one-sentence definition of educational technology and proceeds with a rationale for each of the major terms in the definition. Chapters 2-8 consist of commentaries on the key terms in the definition—what is our current understanding of facilitating learning and improving performance, of creating, using, and managing technological processes and resources? Chapter 9 argues that specific values are inherent in any meaningful definition of educational technology. Chapter 10 sets the historical context of the definition; Chapter 11 tells the story of AECT’s efforts to promote ethical standards and practices; and Chapter 12 discusses the ramifications of the new definition for academic programs. Researchers and students will find the conceptual frameworks and literature reviews in Chapters 2-8 to be solid starting points for their own explorations. For instructors, the book offers an indispensable teaching tool in the form of a succinct survey of the complex territory of educational technology. Chapter 12 provides a road map for keeping academic programs relevant to evolving professional standards. Practitioners will benefit from the discussions of state-of-the art ideas regarding design, use, and management of technology for training and education, which may also provide compelling justifications for their programs.
Paperback, 384 pages - Online Access (members only)

Distance Education: Definition and Glossary of Terms
Authors: Lee Ayers Schlosser, Southern Oregon University and Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern University
191 pages, paperback - Online (members only)
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This latest AECT publication of the field, 'Distance Education: Definition and Glossary of Terms', will enable students to be current in their understanding of Distance Education terms and current definitions. This is an emergent and dynamic field and AECT is once again on the leading edge with the first comprehensive publication for researchers and practitioners. Inside you'll find information about ... Emerging Defintions, A brief history , Theory, and Distance Education

Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology
Sample Publications from Idea Group Publishing Editor: Michael Orey, University of Georgia

'Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology' is a freely available textbook for your classroom using a Creative Commons License. This text has been adopted world wide by faculty teaching either basic cognition courses or basic learning and instructional theory courses. Many authors have contributed articles, videos, animations, narrations and images. This book is a 'living' book in that additions and modifications continue to be made. The book is divided into short chapters on 'Learning and Cognitive Theories' and longer chapters on 'Instructional Theories and Models'.

Quarterly Review of Distance Education
Sample Publications from Idea Group Publishing Editors: Michael Simonson and Charles Schlosser, Instructional Technology and Distance Education Center for Research and Distance Education Nova Southeastern University

The Quarterly Review of Distance Education is a rigorously refereed journal publishing articles, research briefs, reviews, and editorials dealing with the theories, research, and practices of distance education. The Quarterly Review publishes articles that utilize various methodologies that permit generalizable results which help guide the practice of the field of distance education in the public and private sectors. The Quarterly Review publishes full-length manuscripts as well as research briefs, editorials, reviews of programs and scholarly works, and columns. The Quarterly Review defines distance education as institutionally based, formal education, where the learning group is separated and where interactive technologies are used to unite the learning group.

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2010 Annual Proceedings - Anaheim: Volume #1 and 2
Editor: Michael Simonson, Professor, Nova Southeastern University

The Proceedings of AECT’s Convention are published in two volumes. Volume #1 contains 33 papers dealing primarily with research and development topics. Papers dealing with instruction and training issues are contained in volume #2 which contains 51 papers.

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2009 Annual Proceedings - Louisville: Volume #1 and 2
Editor: Michael Simonson, Professor, Nova Southeastern University

The Proceedings of AECT’s Convention are published in two volumes. Volume #1 contains 62 papers dealing primarily with research and development topics. Papers dealing with instruction and training issues are contained in volume #2 which contains 34 papers.

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2008 Annual Proceedings - Orlando: Volume #1 and 2
Editor: Michael Simonson, Professor, Nova Southeastern University

The Proceedings of AECT’s Convention are published in two volumes. Volume #1 contains 25 papers dealing primarily with research and development topics. Papers dealing with instruction and training issues are contained in volume #2 which contains 27 papers.

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2007 Annual Proceedings - Anaheim: Volume #1 and 2
Editor: Michael Simonson, Professor, Nova Southeastern University

The Proceedings of AECT’s Convention are published in two volumes. Volume #1 contains 41 papers dealing primarily with research and development topics. Papers dealing with instruction and training issues are contained in volume #2 which contains 52 papers.

AECT members can access this publication online by clicking here.
 

2006 Annual Proceedings - Dallas: Volume #1 and 2
Editors: Michael Simonson, Professor, Nova Southeastern University; Margaret Crawford, School Media Specialist, Broward County Schools, FL

The Proceedings of AECT’s Convention are published in two volumes. Volume #1 contains 42 paper dealing primarily with research and development topics. Papers dealing with instruction and training issues are contained in volume #2 which contains 66 papers. A limited quantity of Volume #1 were printed and can be purchase through the AECT Store.

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Journal of Instructional Development
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The entire collection of the Journal of Instructional Development (JID) is available as an additional AECT member benefit.The complete collection of all published copies (42) of the journal spans 12 years from 1977-1989.

We want to thank Phil Doughty, Syracuse University, for making this valuable collection available.

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A Code of Professional Ethics:
A guide to professional conduct in the field of Educational Communications and Technology
edited by Paul W. Welliver The Pennsylvania State University
© 2001 by AECT

Why professional ethics? Difficult situations in professional life often benefit from prior explorations of the situations and dilemmas of decision-making. Professionals in this field - be they teachers, library professionals, adminstrators, or trainers - will benefit from the discussion of professional ethics and nearly two dozen cases, which explore facets of the AECT Code of Professional Ethics as they are confronted in real-life situations.

The online version includes single-sheet Acrobat files, easily downloaded and printed for distribution to your students.

Purchase information (softcover): - Purchase online ($10.95 for AECT members and $12.95 for nonmembers)
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Getting started in instructional technology research
JID image Fourth edition.
Steven M. Ross, University of Memphis
Gary R. Morrison, Old Dominion University

Designing and conducting research studies, writing proposals for AECT and other professional conferences, making effective presentations at AECT conferences, getting research studies published in professional journals... graduate students and others new to the field will find this an invaluable resource. Recently revised and expanded.

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Call for Academic White Papers
Got a Hot Topic? A Burning Issue? A philosophical musing? What’s on your mind, or should be on ours? What should AECT professionals be promoting, condemning, investigating, or questioning? Air your thoughts in a White Paper directed at our field or our world.

We suggest that members of all divisions be encouraged to propose and then develop Academic white papers for a member benefit and to start a discussion for the AECT blog. White Papers briefly present information on timely trends, theories, and practices and are often persuasive in style. These papers tend to propose approaches, solutions, or present thought-provoking concepts for further investigation. Generally, academic white papers do not use jargon or overly technical language and strive to be readable to a multi-disciplinary audience, thereby encouraging collaboration among readers of diverse backgrounds.

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CURRICULA DATA OF DEGREE PROGRAMS IN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY
Jenny Johnson, Editor, University of Maryland
sponsored by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology

For many years, AECT collected information on degree programs in educational communications and technology and published the directory Degree Curricula in Educational Communications and Technology'. As a service to the educational community AECT now brings 'CURRICULA DATA OF DEGREE PROGRAMS IN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY' online.

AECT is pleased to include your institution in this publication used by faculty as well as prospective students worldwide. To include your institution in this directory, please review the submission guidelines .


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IPCT-J Journal       Volume for 2004
The Interpersonal Computing and Technology Journal (IPCT-J) is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, published two/four times a year. The journal's focus is on computer-mediated communication, and the pedagogical issues surrounding the use of computers and technology in educational settings.

The Instructional Use of Learning Objects
    By David Wiley
Now available for immediate shipment.
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Association for Educational Communications and Technology
In the 20th Century: A Brief History
Published June 28, 2005
Dr. Michael Molenda, Indiana University
sponsored by the Design and Development Division of AECT

What began in 1923 as the National Education Association’s Department of Visual Instruction became an international association representing professionals in a broad range of occupations who have an interest in improving learning through the use of media and technology. AECT is the oldest professional home for this field of interest and has continuously maintained a central position in its field, promoting high standards, both in scholarship and in practice.

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Proceedings of the AECT/UNT Summer 04 Conference

'Emerging Technologies and Theories for Teaching and Learning'

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AECT Occasional Papers #1: The Practice of Instructional Technology
Andrew S. Gibbons Utah State University

Are science and technology inseperable? How about the scientific and technological purposes of human activities? Andrew Gibbons' thought-provoking paper (selected as the first in this new series of Occasional Papers) challenges the reader to reevaluate the role of the technological researcher.

The Practice of Instructional Technology by Andrew S. Gibbons (downloadable Adobe Acrobat™ file, 49 pages).


AECT Occasional Papers #2: The Copyright Law's "Publish or Perish" Requirement
Leonard D. DuBoff © 2002

The Copyright Revision Act of 1976 made significant changes in copyright fundamentals. The law affected everything from the method of creating copyright and the rights covered, to the method of enforcing and protecting the copyright.

The Copyright Law's "Publish or Perish" Requirement by Leonard D. DuBoff, © 2002(downloadable Adobe Acrobat™ file, 2 pages).

 

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