ETR&D 2012 Young Scholar Competition

Dear ETRD-Research Consulting Editors and Board Members,

We are pleased to announce 2012 Young Scholar Competition.

The award is for the best paper discussing a theoretical construct that could guide research and/or development in educational technology. An individual who does not hold a doctorate degree, or who received a doctorate not more than five (5) years prior to March 15, 2012, is eligible. Entries must be submitted via email attachment no later than March 15, 2012. Please, distribute, circulate and promote the opportunity among colleagues and students.

We appreciate your help and support all the time.

Sincerely,
Michael J. Hannafin
Editor-in-Chief
Educational Technology Research & Development

So Mi Kim
Assistant Editor
Educational Technology Research & Development

Award

$500 will be presented to the winner during the AECT National Convention in 2012. The winner will also receive the opportunity to present the paper at AECT the following year (2013). Pending revisions, 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).

For

Outstanding paper focusing on a theoretical construct with the potential to guide research and/or development in educational technology.

Eligibility

An individual who does not hold a doctorate degree, or who received a doctorate not more than five (5) years prior to March 15, 2012. Co-authorship is acceptable provided that the Young Scholar applicant is the primary author.

Guidelines

The paper must be an original unpublished work dealing with research and theory in educational technology.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, 6th edition.

Deadline

Send entry submissions via email attachment no later than March 15, 2012.

Submission

Submit an electronic attachment to: hannafin@uga.edu
ETR&D Research Editor
University of Georgia

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 receive the award. An award will not be made entries are not deemed meritorious.

The ECT Foundation is the nonprofit foundation of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) and was established to carry out 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 nonprofit organization, all donations to the ECT Foundation are tax-deductible and financial gifts to support its many programs are welcome. For additional information or to make a donation, write to ECT Foundation, c/o AECT, 1800 North Stonelake Drive, Bloomington, IN 47404.

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