Richard B. Lewis Memorial Award
Foundation's Richard B. Lewis Memorial Award is presented to a
school district for outstanding utilization of technology.
The awardee receives a plaque of achievement
which is presented during the awards ceremony at the annual convention
to be held November 7 - November 11, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, Florida.
The Richard B. Lewis Memorial
Award was established in 1981. Lewis was an innovative leader of audiovisual
instruction and new teaching methods. Lewis initiated the audiovisual
and instructional television services in 1949 at San Jose State College
and was influential in establishing similar programs throughout the country.
Nationally, he was most widely known as co-author of a leading basic college
textbook in the educational technology field, AV Instruction: Technology,
Media and Methods. He was a visiting professor at many universities
and participated in numerous presentations and workshops. This award is
a fitting memorial to him.
A. All school districts, public
and private, having media utilization programs in place are eligible and
may provide written evidence of strong media utilization as gathered from:
- Special utilization studies
conducted by or for the school
- Specific instances of good
utilization as described by the school district or other personnel
B. Provide written evidence
of allocated budget to provide the means of implementing good utilization
programs in the district's schools, and the degree to which AECT/ALA media
standards are met for services, equipment, and personnel.
The winner will be named by
AECT's Awards Committee based upon a recommendation from the School Media
and Technology division.
To submit a
nomination complete the form. Please click
nominations is August 15th, 2017.
For additional information
Jay Harriman, AECT Past-President
AECT Awards Chair
The ECT Foundation is the
non-profit organization that carries out the purposes and programs of
the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
that are charitable and educational in nature. The awards given through
the ECT Foundation promote scholarship and leadership in the field of
educational communications and technology. Because it is a non-profit
organization, all donations to the ECT Foundation are tax-deductible.
Financial gifts to support its many programs are welcome. For additional
information or to make a donation, write to ECT Foundation, c/o AECT, 320 W. 8th st. Ste 101
Bloomington, IN • 47404-3745
MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY
of School Media and Technology provides leadership in educational communications
and technology by linking professionals holding a common interest in
the use of educational technology and its application to the learning
process in the K-12 school environment.