Oooh opportunity to dig your best bloggers

Announcing the Digital Media and Learning awards (see below for a definition of participatory learning). This is primarily a Stateside reward, however, they have opened up the Innovation award to an International audience. Here is the copy I received:

$2 Million Competition
Focus: Participatory Learning

Participatory learning is defined broadly: using new digital media for sharing ideas or planning, designing, implementing, or just discussing ideas and goals together.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2008

Full information at:

The second HASTAC/MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Competition is now open!

Awards will be made in two categories:

Innovation in Participatory Learning Awards support large-scale digital learning projects

This year we are piloting international eligibility for our Innovation Award and will be accepting submissions from primary applicants in Canada, People’s Republic of China, India, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands,Nigeria, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States; collaborators can befrom anywhere in the world.
Young Innovator Awards are targeted at U.S. applicants aged 18-25 year olds

(You can find out about last year’s winners at

Full information at:

Have a little think. I am pretty sure there are some bloggers out there you know who deserve to be recognised.

(I wish I had flipping well finished my toolkit! On which note, Steph Gray and I met and we are going to be working on a decision tree for deciding which tools would best service your online digital engagement needs. When we have done it, we will share, of course!)


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