TACTL Awards
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The SIG-TACTL is announcing a new award to be identified this coming year.  The award recognizes early career professionals who make substantial scholarly contributions to the use of technology as an agent of change in inservice, preservice or teacher education. The award is open to early career professionals who have completed their doctoral degree within five (5) years of the year in which they apply for the award.

Self or peer nominations are accepted. Nominations must include a (1) letter of nomination providing a rationale for how the nominee has made substantial scholarly contributions to the use of technology as an agent of change in inservice, preservice or teacher education, (2) description of the nominee’s research agenda (750 word limit) and (3) the nominee’s curriculum vita.  We anticipate that the applications will be due by November 15 with the awardee selected by February 1.

Contact Dawn  Hathaway, dhathawa@gmu.edu, by November 15, 2019 if you are interested in serving as a reviewer for this award.

Selection criteria include:

  1. Clarity of rationale presented in the nomination letter
  2. Clearly articulated research agenda 
  3. Quality of scholarship related to the use of technology as an agent of change in inservice, preservice or teacher education 
  4. Demonstrated impact of the scholarship

The winner will receive a plaque at the annual TACTL SIG business meeting.

Early Career Scholar Award

2019 Winner

Torrey Trust
University  of  Massachusetts,  Amherst

2018 Winner

Jered Borup
George Mason University

2017 Winner

Royce Kimmons
Brigham Young University

2016 Winner
Daniel Krutka
University of North Texas

2015 Winner

Evrim Baran
Middle East Technical University, Turkey

2014 Winner

Amy Hutchison
Iowa State University