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The Design and Development Division of AECT is pleased to announce the 2020 AECT Design and Development Competition for promising instructional design research by graduate students working with mentors in the Design and Development Division. AECT is specifically interested in promoting collaboration and mentoring within the professional community.

The goals for this competition are to:

  • improve the professional practice of design and development in adult learning and performance-improvement settings;
  • promote collaboration among students, faculty, and practitioners;
  • mentor promising students by leaders outside their home institutions; and,
  • recognize innovative design-and-development approaches to adult learning and performance-improvement problems.

2020 Competition 

The Design and Development Competition Q&A Webinar was hosted in GoToMeeting on February 5, 2020 at 10:00 AM EST. If you were unable to attend, please click HERE to find a recording of that webinar. 

Phase 1 Questions
If you are participating in the competition and have questions for the "consultant" discussed in the webinar, please use the Google Form linked
HERE to ask your questions.

 Please note that after March 22, 2020, a document with questions and responses that are applicable to all teams will be shared on this page. 


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