Criminal Justice Administration Program Designated a 2014 AECT Best Practice Award Winner

Franklin University is proud to announce its Criminal Justice Administration Program has been designated a 2014 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Division of Distance Learning Best Practice Award winner. This award affirms the University’s dedication to quality and its collaborative and innovative spirit that directly impacts our students’ learning and success.

AECT is a professional association of thousands of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology. AECT members may be found in colleges and universities; in the Armed Forces and industry; in museums, libraries, and hospitals; in the many places where educational change is underway. AECT members carry out a wide range of responsibilities in the study, planning, application, and production of communications media for instruction.

The Association has become a major organization for those actively involved in the designing of instruction and a systematic approach to learning. It provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination of ideas for its members and for target audiences; it is the national and international spokesperson for the improvement of instruction; and, it is the most recognized association of information concerning a wide range of instructional and educational technology. Along with our members, AECT has 24 state and six international affiliates that are all passionate about finding better ways to help people learn. AECT is the oldest professional home for this field of interest and has continuously maintained a central position in the field, promoting high standards, both in scholarship and in practice. AECT has nine divisions and a Graduate Student Assembly that represent the breadth and depth of the field. The Association produces two bimonthly journals, Educational Technology Research and Development and TechTrends.