What is educational technology, anyway? A commentary on the new AECT definition of the field

  • Denis Hlynka Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the University of Manitoba
  • Michele Jacobsen Graduate Division of Educational Research and the Division of Teacher Preparation in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary

Author Biography

Denis Hlynka, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the University of Manitoba
Dr. Denis Hlynka is a professor of educational technology in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the University of Manitoba and the author of a regular column for Educational Technology titled “Looking Forward, Looking Back.” He is a former editor of the Canadian Journal of Educational Communications (predecessor of CJLT). Dr. Michele Jacobsen is an associate professor of educational technology in the Graduate Division of Educational Research and the Division of Teacher Preparation in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary. She has been the editor of the Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology (CJLT) since 2005.
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Editorial