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Affiliates and Special Interest

Special Interest Groups | International Affiliates | State Affiliates
 

Special Interest Groups


Education in Health Profession - (EDHP)
The vision of the Education in the Health Professions Special Interest Group (EDHP) of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is to help "ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages".1 To achieve our vision, EDHP seeks to advance the professional practice of healthcare professionals and instructional designers by fostering transdisciplinary collaboration and communications, promoting immersion and the sharing of ideas and resources, and by facilitating evidence-based education, training, and professional development of healthcare professionals and their clients.

Getting Started: Subscribe to EDHP Listserv: The EDHP Listserv has been created to facilitate communication among all members of the EDHP Special Interest Group. To get started, we will be focusing on setting and refining plans to facilitate achievement our vision and mission. You do not need to be a member of AECT to subscribe. Anyone interested in contributing to our vision and mission are welcome. To subscribe: Send email to EDHP@listserv.cc.ucf.edu with "subscribe EDHP" in the body of the message (subject line is irrelevant and can be left blank). The message should be sent from the email address that you want to subscribe.

1As stated in the third of 17 Sustainable Development Goals, endorsed by all members of the state of the United Nations
T3 Innovation Network

The T3 Network is an open innovation network that is working to promote and build an open, shared, and distributed public-private data and technology infrastructure for the talent marketplace. Our involvement helps ensure the T3 Network builds the future infrastructure of the talent market place that includes our shared learner-centered, openness, and equity values.

Vision: A public-private, open, and distributed applications marketplace where employers, students and workers, education, training and credentialing organizations, and government agencies can exchange data and information that improve access and opportunity in the talent marketplace and empower the American student and worker (learner).

T3 Network presents AECT with opportunities to network and to influence and participate in reports, pilot research studies, and webinars.

International Affiliates


Association for Digital Education & Communications Technology (ADECT)
The Association for Digital Education & Communications Technology (ADECT) Is a professional organization of Instructional Designers, Academics and Practicing professionals. It was formally organized and recognized by the Nigerian government in May, 2019. It is focused on drawing the best minds together for an intensive intellectual exchange of ideas/information on research, teaching and learning development, and applications of all topics related to integration of educational communications technology in all disciplines at an annual conference.

To Join: Contact ADECT to receive your 'Affiliate Member Plan Access Code' and then login at the URL below to join.
https://mms.aect.org/members/newmem/registration.php?orgcode=AECT&affiliate

e/merge Africa
e/merge Africa is a network of educational technology researchers and practitioners in African higher education, African researchers in the diaspora and those interested in edtech research and practice in Africa. Members of e/merge Africa can join AECT at discounted rate which allows web access to all the reference library, publications, and journals.

To Join: Contact e/merge Africa to receive your 'Affiliate Member Plan Access Code' and then login at the URL below to join.
https://mms.aect.org/members/newmem/registration.php?orgcode=AECT&affiliate
eLearning Africa
eLearning Africa, is the largest gathering of eLearning and Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) supported education and training professionals in Africa, enabling participants to develop multinational and cross-industry contacts and partnerships, as well as to enhance their knowledge, expertise and abilities. Members of eLearning Africa can join AECT at discounted rate which allows web access to all the reference library, publications, and journals.

To Join: Contact your eLearning Africa organization to receive your 'Affiliate Member Plan Access Code' and then login at the URL below to join.
https://mms.aect.org/members/newmem/registration.php?orgcode=AECT&affiliate

Indonesian Professional Association of Educational Technology (IPTPI)
To Join: Contact your IPTPI organization to receive your 'Affiliate Member Plan Access Code' and then login at the URL below to join.
https://mms.aect.org/members/newmem/registration.php?orgcode=AECT&affiliate

Information, Media, and Engineering Research Institute (IMERI)
Information, Media, and Engineering Research Institute (IMERI) is the research institute in Osaka University that hosts the IJCIME (International Joint Conference on Information, Media and Engineering).

To Join: Contact your IMERI organization to receive your 'Affiliate Member Plan Access Code' and then login at the URL below to join.
https://mms.aect.org/members/newmem/registration.php?orgcode=AECT&affiliate

International Council for Educational Media (ICEM)
Since 1950, the International Council for Educational Media (ICEM) has dedicated itself to providing an international platform for professionals in education to interact on individual, organizational, and cultural levels with the goal of advancing the use of media for educational purposes globally. ICEM member can join AECT at discounted rate which allows web access to all the reference library, publications, and journals.

Korean Society for Educational Technology (KSET)
Since 1985, the Korean Society for Educational Technology (KSET) has played a vital role in developing theoretical and practical excellence in the field of instructional technology. As an affiliate of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), KSET has more than 1,000 members who are researchers, developers, and practitioners in academia, corporations, and government organizations. There are six special interest groups (SIGs) in KSET: Theories and Models; Design and Development; Implementation and Management; Evaluation and Quality Assurance; Research Methodology; e-Learning; and Human Resources Development. For more information, please contact In Gu Kang at ingukang9@gmail.com.

KSET members can join AECT at discounted rate which allows web access to all the reference library, publications, and journals. To Join: Contact your KSET organization to receive your 'Affiliate Member Plan Access Code' and then login at the URL below to join.
https://mms.aect.org/members/newmem/registration.php?orgcode=AECT&affiliate

Society of International Chinese in Educational Technology (SICET)
The mission of SICET is to establish and strengthen international academic connections, to encourage dialogues in educational technology research and development, as well as to boost the development of learning, design, and technology field in China. SICET especially encourages proposals from international Chinese scholars to improve research in this community, mentor those new to the field, and enhance connections and relationships between Chinese and international scholars. If you have any questions, please contact: Zui Cheng at sicet.conventions@gmail.com.

SICET members can join AECT at discounted rate which allows web access to all the reference library, publications, and journals. To Join: Contact SICET to receive your 'Affiliate Member Plan Access Code' and then login at the URL below to join.
https://mms.aect.org/members/newmem/registration.php?orgcode=AECT&affiliate
 

State Affiliates


International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA)
IVLA -- an interdisciplinary association of researchers, educators, designers, media specialists, and artists dedicated to the concepts and principles related to visual literacy -- provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to expanding the understanding, application and practice of visual literacy. We are concerned with issues dealing with education, instruction or training using multiple visual-related tools and applications of various modes of visual communication. Our members represent a wide range of disciplines including the arts, business, communications, education, films, health informatics, instructional technology, library studies, photography, and the sciences. For questions regarding IVLA, please contact: Danilo M. Baylen (dbaylen1@yahoo.com)

New England School Library Association
NESLA promotes the development and extension of school library media programs in New England by fostering connections between the members of the school library media associations within the six New England states as well as the educational media associations throughout the country. The goals of the association are: Provide opportunities for leaders at the state level to strengthen leadership skills; Provide opportunities for professional growth that are not easily supported by the state organizations within the regions; and provide a strong regional voice at the national level. For more information, please contact Charles White at charliewvt@aol.com.

New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL)
The New Jersey Association of School Librarians was established in 1915 to support school librarianship across New Jersey's public school districts, private schools and universities. NJASL offers to its membership professional mentoring, advice on how to employ and turnkey both cutting edge and established educational technology and applications, best practice library management pedagogy as well as teaching of skills, and cogent collaboration techniques. For more information contact: Leslie Blatt, NJASL Liaison to AECT at libreader@gmail.com


The Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT)
The Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, volunteer-led organization supporting and speaking for educational technology in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Our members consist of classroom faculty, educational technologists, librarians, school administrators and technology directors, spanning from Pre-K to Higher Education.
Questions about PAECT can be directed to info@paect.org


 

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