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Invitation to Write a Position Paper

Monday, December 16, 2013   (0 Comments)
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You are Invited to Write a Position Paper!

This is an open call for position papers that present opinions about issues germane to the mission and vision of AECT. Papers developed in response to this call will enable and encourage discussion of important, emerging topics and, when appropriate, can be further developed for publication.

Submission Guidelines

  • The topic must be timely and original, presenting a new concept or approach or a substantial development of an existing topic.
  • The topic must align with the AECT mission and vision and fall within the scope of the association’s educational projects and interests.
  • The position must be clearly articulated, concise, and insightful with a thesis that grounds the paper from the beginning.
  • Appropriate evidence from practice, research, or informed opinion should support the position. · Ideas should proceed logically with compelling justification and support. Counter-arguments should be anticipated and addressed.
  • Papers must be written in English. Appropriate length is 2,500 to 5,000 words, including references and collateral matter.

Submitted position papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be made available for reading on the AECT website. Selected papers may be chosen for further development and subsequent publication in digital and prints forms.

Papers should be submitted electronically, using Word, to

Please provide complete author contact information.

AECT • 320 W. 8th St. Ste 101 • Bloomington, IN • 47404-3745
Toll Free: 877-677-AECT • Phone: 812-335-7675 • Email: