AECT Chapter Events
Each semester WIU AECT plans a field trip so that the students can see how their skills can be used in different business settings. The student organization also puts on a social where group members can socialize and talk IDT! If you are interested in joining or learning more about AECT Chapter at Western Illinois University, you can either email the president of the chapter or call at 309.298.1952. We welcome any and all to come and join the fun. To stay up to date with the current events be sure to follow our Facebook page. www.facebook.com/WIUAECT
In October of 2009, WIU AECT student members and IDT faculty attended the International Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
In the 2009-2010 school year, the student organization had guest speakers from WIU CITR, Palebird DesignStudio, and IDT faculty. WIU AECT also hosted a Halloween Social in October.
In the spring of 2010, the student organization visited Cathage Veterinary Service(CVS), Ltd. WIU IDT alumnus Ken Haas, training manager at CVS, talked about instructional design in the swine business.
On April 9 ,2014, WIU AECT Chapter had Mina Hennings come in and talk about her experiences in the field of Instructional Design & Technology. Mina was gracious enough to come in and talk about MMG interactive and what she does for them.