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:
2008 DIGITAL MEDIA AND LEARNING COMPETITION 2008
$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
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 hub.dmlcompetition.net/)
Full information at: www.dmlcompetition.net
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!)
PLEASE DO SHARE DETAILS OF THIS AWARD WIDELY