ECT Foundation: Qualitative Inquiry Award 2015
A $750 cash prize will be presented to the winner in 2015. The Award recipient may present at the annual Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) convention and has the opportunity to publish in the Educational Media and Technology Yearbook. Qualitative theories and methods should be applied from disciplines such as anthropology, art criticism, communications, cultural studies, history, literary theory, philosophy, and sociology. For more information on the ECT Foundation and this award, follow the links at aect.org.
The ECT Foundation's Qualitative Inquiry Award recognizes individual scholarship. Co-authored submissions are not accepted. Membership in AECT is required: See aect.org.
Applications must include each of four items: (1) a cover letter requesting recognition of a completed study; (2) a two-page resume; (3) a one-page abstract; and (4) a descriptive narrative of 15-20 pages of double-spaced text including references and all other material.
This may be a final report or a synopsis of a final report and may have been published. The qualitative cornerstone should be clearly identified. Describe the study’s theoretical base, the inquiry issue, and the inquiry strategy. Include a description of the findings and an interpretation of the findings. Emphasize the social or cultural context.
Entries must be received by 1 April, 2015. Submit all four items in pdf format to:
J. Michael Spector, Ph.D., Mike.Spector@unt.edu, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, ETR and D Development Editor.