The Young Researcher Award is presented to the best paper reporting on a quantitative or qualitative study addressing a question related to educational technology. The winner paper will receive special consideration for publication in Educational Technology Research and Development (ETR&D), the refereed scholarly research journal published by the AECT, Association for Educational Communications and Technology.
A cash award of $500 with a plaque of achievement will be presented at the Research and Theory/Design and Development Awards during the 2018 annual convention to be held October 23 - October 27, 2018 at Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City, Missouri.
who does not hold a doctorate degree, or who received a doctorate not
more than five (5) years prior to November 1, 2017. Co-authorship is acceptable
provided that the Young Researcher applicant is the primary author.
The paper must be an original unpublished investigation dealing with research in educational technology. The paper must be a report of a specific research study. It must be 25-35 pages long, excluding references, and must conform to the Style Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Ed.
The selection of the winning paper will be the responsibility of the Young Researcher selection committee which was appointed by the board of the Research and Theory Division of AECT. Only research papers judged significant of the award will win. An award will not be made if none of the entries are deemed worthy.
Please send your manuscript in Microsoft Word or PDF format via email to Dr. Krista Glazewski at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15th, 2018.
Deadline for manuscripts is May 15th, 2018.
For additional information
please contact Dr. Krista Glazewski at email@example.com
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foundation of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology
(AECT) and was established to carry out the purposes and programs of AECT
that are charitable and educational in nature. The ECT Foundation funds
an extensive awards program that promotes scholarship and leadership in
the field of educational communications and technology at both the graduate
and undergraduate levels. Because it is a non-profit organization, all
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