AECT Outstanding Theoretical Journal Article Award
 Sponsored by AECT's Research & Theory Division


Articles nominated must have been published after 2015 in a regularly published journal relevant to our field, and should be relevant to the broad field of instructional design. Additionally, articles nominated should bring insights to theory development in instructional design. Anyone may submit a nomination; however, to be eligible, a nominee must be a member of AECT in good standing at the time of nomination. Winners of AECT’s Research and Theory Outstanding Theoretical Journal Article Award will be awarded during the Research and Theory/Design and Development Awards Luncheon to be held during AECT's November 2018 International Convention.


To nominate an article submit the following:
● Cover letter with a short rationale statement of the nomination and complete bibliographic citation for the article
● PDF version of the journal article in the format that was published

Nomination Procedures:

Please send nominations electronically to AECT Research and Theory Division Immediate Past President Dr. Fei Gao ( with “RTD Theoretical Journal Article Award” in the subject line of the email.
Note: PDF copies of published manuscripts will be accepted as long as they retain the original published format. (Do not send a PDF file of a submitted manuscript, page proofs, etc.) Manuscripts that do not conform to these guidelines will not be considered.

Nominations due by: April 1 2019

Contact : Dr. Fei Gao,



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