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Professional Associations Related to Instructional Technology


American Center for the Study of Distance Education (ACSDE)
Established in 1988 in the College of Education, the ACSDE seeks to promote distance education research, study, scholarship, and teaching and to serve as a clearinghouse for the dissemination of knowledge about distance education.


American Educational Research Association (AERA)

“Concerned with improving education by encouraging scholarly inquiry and by promoting the dissemination and application of research results”. This association can help people seek job positions in education.


American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)

“Provides leadership to individuals and organizations that are committed to work-related competence and performance. This association sponsors various professional conferences each year and can assist individuals in job searches”.


Association for Applied Interactive Multimedia (AAIM)
It was created to support professionals using and developing multimedia. AAIM is for multimedia users at any level who are looking for information, support, training, and techniques to apply interactive multimedia and educational technology to enhance their education, training, business, and skills.


Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT)
“Promotes the effective use of technologies in the teaching and learning process. This organization sponsors an annual convention with several hundred presentations, a job placement center at the annual meeting, and an on-line list of employment opportunities in Educational Technology”. Its mission is to provide leadership in educational communications and technology by linking professionals holding a common interest in the use of educational technology and its application to the learning process.


Association for Media and Technology in Education in Canada (AMTEC)
The Association for Media and Technology in Education in Canada (AMTEC) is Canada's national association for educational media and technology professionals.


Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
“Encourages scholarly inquiry related to information technology in education and the dissemination and application of research results. Publishes several journals including: the Journal of Interactive Learning Research, Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, and International Journal of Educational Telecommunications”.

AACE (founded in 1981) is an international, educational, and professional organization dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, theory, and quality of learning and teaching at all levels with information technology.


Canadian Association for Distance Education / Association canadienne de l'education a distance (CADE / L'ACED)
Established in 1983, CADE is a national association of professionals committed to excellence in the provision of distance education in Canada.


International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)

“This organization is dedicated to improving human performance in the workplace through the application of human performance technology.”


International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

“Assists classroom teachers and administrators in sharing effective methods for enhancing student learning through the use of new technologies. This organization is responsible for recommending guidelines for the accreditation of programs in educational computing and technology teacher preparation”.


Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT)

“For professionals whose work requires knowledge in the field of instructional technology”. Sponsors several journals such as the Journal of Educational Technology Systems and the Journal of Instruction Delivery Systems.


Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)

This is an international association of individual teacher educators, and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development. The Society seeks to promote research, scholarship, collaboration, exchange, and support among its membership, and to actively foster the development of new national organizations where a need emerges. SITE is “the only organization that has as its sole focus the integration of instructional technologies into teacher education programs”.


The International Technology Education Association (ITEA)

ITEA's mission is to advance technological capabilities for all people and to nurture and promote the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits. It also seeks to meet the professional needs and interests of its members as well as to improve public understanding of technology education and its contributions. ITEA publishes The Technology Teacher, Technology and Children, and The Journal of Technology Education.


The Node Learning Technologies Network is a not-for-profit organization, which promotes effective uses of Internet-based technologies in education and training. The Node has launched a series of new publications designed to give practical advice in using technology to teach. Node Learning Guides are electronic publications available for sale online through the website.




Journals related to Instructional Technology


American Educational Research Journal (AERJ)

· Editor Maenette K. P. Benham

· Supporting societies The American Educational Research Association (AERA)

· Journal address http://www.aera.net/pubs/aerj/

· Publication schedule quarterly

· Statement of purpose

Its purpose is to publish original empirical and theoretical studies and analyses in education from a wide variety of academic disciplines and substantive fields. AERJ not only publishes scholarly research that addresses significant political, cultural, social, economic and organizational issues in education but also articles that explore the constructs, processes, and outcomes of teaching, learning, and human development in diverse educational settings.

· Target audience educators, researchers.


American Journal of Distance Education (AJDE)

· Editor Michael G. Moore

· Supporting societies The Pennsylvania State University. The American Center for the Study of Distance Education

· Journal address http://www.ajde.com/index.htm

· Publication schedule Quarterly

· Statement of purpose

AJDE is the internationally recognized journal of research and scholarship in the field of American distance education. The peer-reviewed articles in each issue provide the reader with timely information related to developing effective programs; selecting media and using them appropriately; designing for interaction; research findings about student achievement and satisfaction; the changing roles of instructors and learners; and administrative and policy issues.

· Target audience For teachers in schools, colleges, and universities; trainers in corporate, military, and professional fields; adult educators; researchers; and other specialists in education, training, and communications.


Australian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET)

· Editor Catherine McLoughlin

· Supporting societies

Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Australian Society for Educational Technology (ASET)
International Society for Performance Improvement, Melbourne Chapter

· Journal address http://www.ascilite.org.au/ajet/ajet.html

· Publication schedule three issues per year

· Statement of purpose
It is a refereed journal publishing research and review articles in educational technology, instructional design, educational applications of computer technologies, educational telecommunications and related areas.
Online access is restricted to association members.

· Target audience researchers of educational technology, instructional designers, educators in general.

British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET)

· Editor Nick Rushby

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies British Educational Communications and Technology Agency

· Journal address http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/journals/BJET/descript.htm

· Publication Schedule Five times a year

· Statement of purpose
It provides readers with the widest possible coverage of developments in international educational and training technology. Articles cover the whole range of education and training, concentrating on the theory, applications and development of learning technology and communications and there is a particular interest in the application of new information and communications technologies.

· Target audience academics and professionals in learning technology.


Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE)

· Editor Jerry Willis

· Organization affiliation/Supporting societies the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE).

· Journal address http://www.citejournal.org/vol1/iss1/editorials/article1.htm

· Publication schedule Quarterly

· Statement of purpose

It includes articles related either to general technology use or discipline-specific technology use; professional practice articles on innovative approaches to integrating technology into teacher education; and "classic" articles that have advanced the discussion of technology and teacher education.

A paper can include video, animation, and audio as well as links to external resources. In addition, the journal serves as a framework for ongoing scholarly discussions.

· Target audience academics and professionals in learning technology

Educational Researcher (ER)

· Editor Evelyn Jacobs

· Supporting societies The American Educational Research Association (AERA)

· Journal address http://www.aera.net/pubs/er/purpose.htm

· Publication schedule nine times per year

· Statement of purpose

It contains scholarly articles of general significance to the educational research community from a wide range of disciplines. ER's Features section publishes articles that report, synthesize, or analyze scholarly inquiry-especially manuscripts that focus on the interpretation, implication, or significance of research in education-and manuscripts that examine developments important to the field of educational research.

· Target audience researchers, educators.

Educational Technology & Society

· Editors Kinshuk, A. Patel and R. Oppermann

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies Journal of International Forum of Educational Technology & Society and IEEE Learning Technology Task Force

· Journal address http://ifets.ieee.org/periodical/

· Publication schedule quarterly journal

· Statement of purpose

Educational Technology & Society seeks academic articles on the issues affecting the developers of educational systems and educators who implement and manage such systems. The articles should discuss the perspectives of both communities and their relation to each other.

· Target audience developers of technology and educators


Educational Technology Review (ETR)

· Editor Gary Marks

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies Published by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

· Journal address http://www.aace.org/pubs/etr/issue3/index.cfm

· Publication schedule Quarterly

· Statement of purpose

This online periodical is devoted to the issues and applications of educational technology to enhance learning and teaching. Reviewed by leaders in the field, this publication is designed to provide a multi-disciplinary forum to present and discuss all aspects of educational technology in all learning environments. This international journal is sent to all AACE members and to subscribers.

· Target audience ETR is for professors, teachers, developers, researchers, administrators, teacher educators, corporate trainers, and technology coordinators representing all disciplines and levels of education and learning.


Educational Technology Research and Development (ETR&D)

· Editors Michael Spector and Steven M. Ross. 

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies Association for Educational Communications and Technology

· Journal address http://www.aect.org/

· Publication schedule four times per year

· Statement of purpose

This scholarly journal is a comprehensive source of current information in instructional technology focusing entirely on research and development in the area. It features well documented articles on the practical aspects of research as well as applied theory in educational practice.

It is included in the benefits package of AECT comprehensive membership plans, or through subscriptions at different rates. Also available online.


Information Technology in Childhood Education (ITCE) Annual

formerly Journal of Computing in Childhood Education (JCCE)

· Editor Gary Marks

· Supporting societies Published by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

· Journal address http://www.aace.org/pubs/child/default.htm

· Publication schedule Annually published and internationally distributed in February.

· Statement of purpose
This refereed, academic annual book (printed in paper form) focuses on the
theoretical perspectives/issues, research, practical applications, and innovative uses of information technology in regular and special education from pre-K through grade six,
or ages 3 to 12.

· Target audience educators who use computers with children.


International Journal on E-Learning (IJEL)

(Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education)

formerly WebNet Journal and International Journal of Education

· Editor Gary H. Marks

· Supporting societies Published by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

· Journal address http://www.aace.org/pubs/ijel/default.htm

· Publication schedule Quarterly

· Statement of purpose

IJEL is a peer-reviewed journal. Advances in technology and the growth of e-learning to provide educators and trainers with unique opportunities to enhance learning and teaching in corporate, government, healthcare, and higher education.  IJEL serves as a forum to facilitate the international exchange of information on the current research, development, and practice of e-learning in these sectors.

· Target audience researchers, developers, and practitioners in corporate, government, healthcare, and higher education.

International Journal of Educational Telecommunications (IJET)

Was re-titled on January 1, 2002 to: International Journal on E-Learning (IJEL)


International Journal of Instructional Media (IJIM)

· Editor Dr. Phillip J. Sleeman

· Journal address http://www.adprima.com/ijim.htm

· Publication schedule four times a year

· Statement of purpose

It is a professional refereed journal directly responsive to the need for precise information on the application of media to your instructional and training needs. Primarily, IJIM is concerned with the problem of applying the various distant learning strategies and instructional media to the learning process. Articles discuss specific applications and techniques for bringing the advantages of a particular instructional medium to bear on a complete curriculum system or program.

· Target audience IJIM is for instructors and trainers.


Interpersonal Computing and Technology Journal (IPCT)

· Editor Susan Barnes

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies AECT - Association for Educational Communication and Technology

· Journal address http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~ipct-j/

· Publication schedule two/four times a year

· Statement of purpose

It is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal. The journal's focus is on computer-mediated communication, and the pedagogical issues surrounding the use of computers and technology in educational settings. Web site includes information on how to subscribe and contribute articles. No subscription fees are required.

Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN)

· Editor John R. Bourne

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies JALN is published on-line by Vanderbilt University for the ALN Web

· Journal address http://www.aln.org/alnweb/journal/jaln.htm

· Publication schedule two times a year

· Statement of purpose

The aim of the journal is to describe original work in asynchronous learning networks (ALN), including experimental results. Papers emphasizing results, backed by data are the norm. Occasionally, papers reviewing broad areas are published, including critical reviews of thematic areas. The Journal adheres to traditional standards of review and authors are encouraged to provide quantitative data. The original objective of the Journal was to establish ALN as a field by publishing articles from authoritative and reliable sources. The Journal is now a major resource for knowledge about online learning. It provides viewable and downloadable journal articles in the format of a traditional journal.

· Target audience practitioners in online education

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (JCMC)

· Editor Margaret McLaughlin and Sheizaf Rafaeli

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies created by Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California.

· Journal address http://www.ascusc.org/jcmc/

· Publication schedule quarterly

· Statement of purpose

JCMC is a free peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to CMC, covering all aspects of research in this area. Articles include theoretical analysis with empirical investigation, and/or incorporate demonstration or simulation. Reviews, synthesis, and meta- analyses of prior research are also frequent.


Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia (JEMH)

· Editor Gary H. Marks

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies Published by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

· Journal address http://www.aace.org/pubs/jemh/default.htm

· Publication schedule Quarterly

· Statement of purpose

Designed to provide a multi-disciplinary forum to present and discuss research, development and applications of multimedia and hypermedia in education. The main goal of the Journal is to contribute to the advancement of the theory and practice of learning and teaching using these powerful and promising technological tools that allow the integration of images, sound, text, and data.


Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR)

· Editor Thomas C. Reeves

· Supporting societies Published by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

· Journal address http://www.aace.org/pubs/jilr/index.html

· Publication schedule Quarterly

· Statement of purpose

JILR publishes papers related to the underlying theory, design, implementation, effectiveness, and impact on education and training of the following interactive learning environments authoring systems, CALL, assessment systems, CBT, computer-mediated communications, collaborative learning, distributed learning environments, performance support systems, multimedia systems, simulations and games, intelligent agents on the Internet, intelligent tutoring systems, micro-worlds, and virtual reality based learning systems.


Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE)

· Editor Debra Sprague

· Organization affiliation/ Supporting societies JTATE is the official journal of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE).

· Journal address http://www.aace.org/pubs/jtate/default.htm

· Publication schedule Quarterly

· Statement of purpose

A forum for the exchange of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education.

· Target audience preservice and inservice teacher education, graduate programs in areas such as curriculum and instruction, educational administration, staff development, instructional technology, and educational computing.

Technological Horizons in Education (T.H.E.) Journal

· Editor Silvia Charp

· Journal address http://www.thejournal.com/

· Publication schedule monthly

· Statement of purpose

· This online publication contains articles from educators involved in integrating technology on their campuses and into their curricula. Articles describe effective administrative or instructional projects with a local, regional, statewide, national or international scope. Great technology information in a monthly online journal, plus links to the best educational resources, online supplements, subscription info, and links to T.H.E. Institute, their online professional development courses.

· Target audience Administrators, teachers



It focuses exclusively on the use of high tech in higher education, provides a platform for advancing new IT solutions at the college level. Syllabus has been a source of information for educators, administrators and IT professionals since 1988.

On-line Subscription Services at http://subscribe.101com.com/syllabus/

Technology & Learning

It provides K12 educators with essential resources for managing, teaching, and training with technology.

Monthly except July. To subscribe: www.techlearning.com

This is the magazine of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology. It is now available on-line to their members at http://www.aect.org/Intranet/Publications/techtrends/4605.asp


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