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AECT's Response to the COVID-19 Virus

AECT members' expertise can be in a position to inform and educate on effective distance education in response to COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, Michael Grant, AECT President, organized two meetings with AECT leaders, three webinars, and mobilized our organization to discuss ideas on how to share our expertise in this field. The resources are listed below is an on going effort to address the educational challenges that face us all.

EDUCATION IN RESPONSE TO COVID(19)

News in Response to COVID-19


The Effect of Covid-19 on Education in Africa and its Implications for the Use of Technology

Sep 17 2020

AECT is a global organization whose mission is to nurture research-based design of effective teaching and learning, with a particular focus on e-learning. Therefore, we are pleased to pass along this most interesting and timely research on e-learning in Africa. The upcoming AECT Virtual Convention will be an opportunity to learn much more about important research like this.

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Virtual Summer Meetings

Apr 27 2020

The AECT board has voted to hold the July AECT Board and Leadership Meeting and the Summer Research Symposium through virtual technologies. The safety and health of our members is the primary driver of this decision. If you have made flight or hotel reservations, you should cancel them immediately.

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AECT Updates:

Apr 14 2020

Message from Brad Hokanson, Acting President and Phil Harris, Executive Director:

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Research Participation Request

Apr 07 2020

Case Studies: Instructional Technology in a Time of Crisis Thousands of teachers, professors, trainers, and administrators are being told to teach, train, and work from home, and millions of children, teenagers, college students, and employees are being required to learn and work from home. Critical to the success of teaching and learning in this situation is the effective applications of instr...

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K-12 Crowdsourced Resource

Apr 07 2020

As one of the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, AECT solicited for suggestions of online resources (e.g., articles, posts, videos, documents, slides) and recommendations for best practices to support remote teaching and the transition to online course delivery. Given a number of topics (Class/Group Meetings, Delivering Content Online, Ensuring/Creating Student Access, Parents/Guardian Supports f...

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Higher Education Crowdsourced Expert Resources with Commentaries

Apr 02 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, AECT has generated a crowdsourced list of expert resources (e.g., articles, posts, videos, documents, slides) with recommendations for best practices for remote teaching and the transition to online course delivery. This project is the result of the community-based approach with reliance on AECT members' expertise and knowledge to provide a robust yet concise...

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Advice for Those New to Online Learning

Apr 02 2020

Jonathan Michael Spector, Department of Learning Technologies, University of North Texas realizes that many educators may be new to challenges of Online Learning.

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