$2 Million Participatory Learning Competition

The second HASTAC/MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Competition is now open!  The focus is participatory learning.

According to the competition’s website: “Participatory Learning includes the many ways that learners (of any age) use new technologies to participate in virtual communities where they share ideas, comment upon one another’s projects, and plan, design, advance, implement, or simply discuss their goals and ideas together.”

Awards will be made in two categories:

–Innovation in Participatory Learning Awards support large-scale digital learning projects ($30,000-$250,000)

–Young Innovator Awards are targeted at 18-25 year olds ($5,000-$30,000)

Application Deadline:  October 15, 2008.

Full information at:  http://www.dmlcompetition.net.

Amy Kenyon

Author: Amy Kenyon

Amy plans, implements and assesses faculty development programs for the improvement of teaching and learning, provides programs and resources designed to increase understanding of the teaching-learning process and manages personnel and other resources for the Center for Instructional Technology. Her interests are in course and program design, massive open online courses (MOOCs) and their impact on campus teaching, curriculum mapping, assessment, and engaging teaching strategies for student learning.