Communications

Association for Educational Communications and Technology

AECT is my home in the field of instructional design and technology. My peers are here, my former students are here, who are now peers. Everything that goes on in instructional design and technology is here. You go beyond the journals, and it really is my family within the field.”
Ginger Watson-Papelis, Associate Professor of Education, University of Virginia

The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is an international organization that values diversity of thought, culture and people whose activities are directed toward improving learning. AECT members may be found in colleges and universities; in the Armed Forces and industry; in museums, libraries, and hospitals; and in any other places where educational change takes place. AECT members include instructional designers, researchers, professors and teachers, educational technologists, and other professionals united by a passion for improving teaching and learning. Our members serve in many different settings

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Royell Communications, Inc. – Internet Service Provider

Royell Communications, Inc. provides High Speed Internet to your home or business. We also provide Cambium wifi routers that enable you to connect your modern smart tv and other wireless devices to our high speed connection. Proudly serving Central Illinois: Macoupin, Montgomery, Morgan, Sangamon, Greene counties. This includes the following cities, towns and surrounding areas: Auburn, Barnett, Bunker Hill, Cantrall, Carlinville, Chapin, Chatham, Chesterfield, Coffeen, Divernon, Farmersville, Franklin, Gillespie, Girard, Glenarm, Greenfield, Harvel, Hettick, Hillsboro, Irving, Jacksonville, Litchfield, Lowder, Manchester, Medora, Modesto, New Berlin, Nilwood, Nokomis, Palmyra, Pawnee, Pleasant Plains, Raymond, Royal Lakes, Scottville, Shipman, Springfield, Thayer, Virden, Waggoner, Waverly, Witt, Woodson. Corn-belt/Corn Belt Wireless and Monster Wireless are now owned and maintained by Royell. Other services provided to our local community and companies include: satellite installation using Dish Network. Servicing pc (personal computers), mac, apple, android, laptops, providing email addresses and hosting, advertising, web sites, web development, domain names,

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Children’s Educational Television | Federal Communications Commission

The Children’s Television Act requires each U.S. broadcast television station to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children. It also limits the amount of time broadcasters, cable operators, and satellite providers can devote to advertisements during children’s programs.

On July 10, 2019, the Commission adopted new rules to provide broadcasters greater flexibility to meet children’s television programming requirements. The effective dates of the new rules will be announced in the Federal Register.¬†Once the new rules take effect, TV stations will be required to:

  • Air at least 156 hours annually of core programs, including at least 26 hours per quarter of regularly scheduled weekly programs.
  • Air the majority of their core programs on their primary program stream. Stations that multicast more than one stream of video programming may air up to 13 hours per quarter of regularly scheduled weekly programs on one of their
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