The European Award for Technology Supported Learning

Deadline: 31 October 2012
Open to: Users, managers and developers of successful and innovative concept for technology supported learning of any organisation within Europe (geographically)
Prize: All winners will recieve the eureleA Knot – a unique figur with high symbolic, artistical and material value, as well as monetary or material prizes

Description

The eureleA – European Award for Technology Supported Learning – is a contest to identify outstanding projects from the whole spectrum of technology supported learning and teaching. Since 2004 the winners of the eureleA have been made well known to the community as best practice examples. Projects covering recent trends like technology supported knowledge and talent management, serous games, shared virtual training worlds and the usage of social media in education are especially encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

Users, managers and developers of successful and innovative concept for technology supported learning of any organisation within Europe can apply for the two prices: eureleA Didactics and eureleA Technology.
The criteria for the eureleA Didactics are:
Appearance and aesthetics, use of multimedia, interactivity, adaptation to the target group, sustainability as well as evaluation of project impact to the target group
The criteria for the eureleA Technology are:
Technical innovation, compliance with standards for education modules and implementation, usability and accessibility as well as controlling and documentation of the eLearning project.

How to entry

Entrants must register themselves at the official website and follow the particular steps described there. It is necessary to fill out a project questionnaire. Besides basic information about the submitter, information on the environment, the project itself and the project’s success shall be included. A declaration of consent must be submitted by fax or e-mail. All necessary documents can be found HERE.
All other documents must be submitted in German or English. Please use the PDF file format for texts and images and cross-platform formats (RealMedia, QuickTime, MPEG, WAV). The submitted documents should make it clear where do you see your project’s good performance in the four dimensions of evaluation.
The jury might ask for additional material. The candidates will be informed individually. If it is not possible to contact the person in question or if the additional documents are handed in too late, the requested documents will not be considered.

Selection process

The projects will be assessed by a top-class jury represented by experts from industry and sciences. Legal recourse is excluded. It is assured that the jurors are not biased against projects or candidates and that all persons having notice of the submitted projects do only avail themselves of these projects within their activities at eureleA.

Deadline

Submissions are only online possible till the closing date of 31 October 2012.  Electronically submitted projects can be handed in until 24:00. After 24:00 access to the system is blocked. Completeness of the documents rests with the applicant.

Prize

All winners will recieve the eureleA Knot – a unique figur with high symbolic, artistical and material value, as well as monetary or material prizes. Here you can see the eureleA Knot.
The official webpage