AECT and Divisional Awards

* Supported by the AECT Foundation

Select award name for description and nomination procedures.

AECT Distinguished Service Award

AECT Special Service Award

AECT Annual Achievement Award

AECT J. Michael Spector Appreciation Award
AECT David Jonassen Excellence in Research Award
*AECT Jerrold E. Kemp Endowed Lecture Series

AECT Cross-Cultural Research Award
(supported by Korean Society of Educational Technology)
*AECT James W. Brown Publication Award
*AECT Legacy Scholarship

*AECT Mentor Endowment Scholarship

AECT Convention Leadership Internship Awards

*Strohbern Intern Award

*Cochran Intern Award

*Jenny K. Johnson International Intern

ICEM Intern


Culture Learning and Technology Division

*AECT McJulien Graduate Student Scholarship Award (plaque supported by Routledge Publishing)
McJulien Scholar Best Paper Award (plaque supported by Routledge Publishing)

Exceptional Service Award

Outstanding Publication Award: Journal Article
Outstanding Publication Award: Book Chapter

Outstanding Publication Award: Book


Design and Development Division

Outstanding Book Award

Outstanding Journal Article Award

Outstanding Practice Award

Nova Southeastern University Award for Outstanding Practice

Robert M. Gagne Award for Graduate Student Research


Distance Learning Division

Crystal Award

Distance Education Best Practices Award

Distance Education Book Award

Journal Article Awards

Burmeister Award


Emerging Learning Technologies Division

Immersive Learning Award Graduate Student Category

Immersive Learning Award: Linear Category

Immersive Learning Award: Non-linear Category



AECT - ETR&D Young Scholar Award (supported by Springer Publishing)

AECT - Distinguished Development Award
Outstanding ETR&D Research Reviewer
Outstanding Development Reviewer


International Division

*AECT- Robert De Kieffer International Fellowship Award

Distinguished Service Award

International Contribution Award

Outstanding Journal Article Published in ETR&D International Review

R.W. Burniske Award
Outstanding Practice by A Student in ET in an International Setting


Organization Training and Performance Division

OTP Division Conference Scholarship Application

Best Concurrent Presentation

Best Roundtable Presentation

Best Poster Presentation


Research and Theory Division
Outstanding Book Award

Outstanding Theoretical Journal Article Award
Outstanding Empirical Journal Article Award
*AECT - Dean and Sybil McClusky Research Award
Outstanding Research and Theory Division-Sponsored Accepted Proposal

AECT Young Researcher Award (supported by Springer Publishing)
*AECT Qualitative Inquiry Award
Outstanding Service Award


School Media and Technology Division

*AECT Richard B. Lewis Memorial Award


Systems Thinking and Change Division

Outstanding Change Book Award

Outstanding Change Journal Article Award
Distinguished Service to the Division
The Charles M. Reigeluth Emerging Researcher Award

System Change Leader


Teacher Education Division
Teacher Education Division Award for Best Proposal
Outstanding and Dedicated Service to the Division Award
Scholarly Advancement in the Field of Educational Technology

Smaldino & Herring Leadership Award