AECT McJulien Scholar Best Paper Award


The Culture, Learning, and Technology’s McJulien Scholar Award is presented to the best proposal submitted to the Culture, Learning and Technology Division.

The awardee receives a plaque presented during the awards ceremony at the Annual AECT International Convention for the best paper discussing a theoretical construct or research that could guide further research and/or development in nexus of Culture, Learning and Technology.


Scholarship Award was established by Wes McJulien, past president of AECT and member of the ECT Foundation, in memory of his son, Patrick D. McJulien.


1. The applicant must be member of AECT and a member of the Culture, Learning and Technology Division

2. The winner(s) will be selected from proposals accepted for a concurrent session at the Annual Convention

Review Criteria:

The proposal must be an original unpublished work dealing with research and/or theory in culture, learning and technology. It can include 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 also conform to the Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition.


The selection of the winning proposal will be the responsibility of the awards committee for the Culture, Learning and Technology Division. Only a submission judged worthy of the award will win. An award will not be made if none of the entries are deemed meritorious.

Nomination Procedures:

All concurrent proposal submissions to the Culture, Learning, and Technology division will be considered for the award.

The winner(s) must be willing to:

• serve for at least period of one (1) year as advisors to the AECT CLT Board
• lead the McJulien Scholar panel discussion at the next Annual Convention.
• write a full paper to support his/her proposal which will be submitted for consideration as an AECT CLT brief

Nature of Award: Plaque

Presentation: Presented at the annual convention award ceremony.

Funding And Support: The plaque for this award is supported by Routledge Publishing

Nominations due by: Apr. 15, 2019

Award Management on behalf of AECT: Culture, Learning and Technology Division

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