Cross-Cultural Research Award (supported by KSET)


With the growing need for understanding global issues impacting modern societies, the past decade has witnessed a rapid increase in the demand for cross-cultural research. This award is designed to promote publication and dissemination of scholarly work that addresses cross-cultural or cross-national issues that have implications for the field of educational technology.

Any accepted proposal for the upcoming AECT Convention from any of AECTís divisions is eligible if meeting the review and selection criteria.

Review Criteria:
Relevance of topic to cross-cultural or cross-national issues in the field of educational technology
Originality, clarity and importance of topic.
Any paper submitted for this award must be an original unpublished work.

The selection of the winning paper will be the responsibility of the Cross Cultural Award Review Committee of the given year. The committee includes co-chairs, and one person from each of the following divisions and groups invited to participate on the award review committee.
KSET Journal Editorial Board (Journal of Korean Educational Technology)
AECT Culture, Learning and Technology Division
AECT International Division
Only a submission deemed meritorious will be selected for the award.

Nomination Procedures:
Among the accepted proposals for the Annual meeting for AECT, each division will be asked to nominate one paper that meets the criteria of the award. Nominations should be sent to:

Award Review Committee Co-Chairs:
Mimi Miyoung Lee, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology, The University of Houston
Ike Choi, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology, The University of Georgia

Nature of Award: Includes a cash award and a plaque or certificate as well as the opportunity to publish in a refereed, scholarly research journal published by the Korean Society of Educational Technology (KSET).

Presentation: Awards Ceremony during a General Session at the AECT convention.

Funding And Support: Korean Society for Educational Technology (KSET) provides funding for the honorarium and plaque/certificate.

Nominations due by: Aug. 15, 2023 

Award Management on behalf of AECT: 2016 AECT Cross-Cultural Award Review Committee:

Contact : Ike Choi, Award Review Committee Co-Chair,



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