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 AECT - ETR&D Young Scholars Award

Purpose:
This award recognizes the best paper presented at convention discussing a theoretical construct that could guide research and/or development in educational technology.

Eligibility:
An individual who is a candidate for the doctoral degree, or who received the doctorate not more than five (5) years prior to the award nomination deadline is eligible.
Co-authorship is acceptable provided that the Young Scholar applicant is the primary author.

Review Criteria:
-The paper must be an original unpublished work dealing with research and theory in educational technology.
-It must deal with a theoretical construct, analyses of related research, and original recommendations for future research and/or development.
-The paper may not be a report of a specific research study or development project.
-It must be 20-30 pages long, excluding references, and must conform to the Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association, latest edition.

Selection:
The selection of the winning paper will be the responsibility of the editor and editorial board of the Research Section of ETR&D. Only a submission judged worthy of the award will be presented.

Nomination Procedures:
Send entry submissions via electronic attachment of the manuscript to:
Dr. Tristan Johnson at e-mail address: tejohnson@coe.neu.edu
ETR&D Research Editor
Northeastern University

Nature of Award: A cash award will be presented to the winner during the AECT National Convention. The winner will also receive the opportunity to present the paper at AECT the following year . Additionally, the winning paper will be published in Educational Technology Research and Development (ETR&D), the refereed scholarly research journal published by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).

Presentation: At a general session at the annual convention.

Funding And Support: Springer Publishing

Nominations due by: May 31 2017

Award Management on behalf of AECT: ETR&D

Contact : Dr. Tristan Johnson, tejohnson@coe.neu.edu

 

PAST RECIPIENTS

2016
 • Hui Rong, Ikseon Choi
2015
 • Charles R. Graham & Lisa Halverson
2014
 • Nicholas J. Lux
 • Robert Carson
2011
 • Dabae Lee
2010
 • Sebnum Cilesiz
2008
 • Rick West
2005
 • Yanghee Kim
2001
 • M.J. Bishop

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