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Desire2Learn Launches Edge Challenge 2013

desire2learn [1]Montreal-based eXplorance [2]To help channel the innovation shaping the face of education, Desire2Learn [3] today kicked off the Desire2Learn Edge Challenge 2013 [4] by announcing a $10,000 grand prize for the best custom-built application that improves the education experience for teachers, students or administrators. The Desire2Learn Edge Challenge is a development competition for post-secondary students to create a mobile, web or desktop application that enhances the experience of students, instructors or administrators in an educational context. Participants work in teams to create real-world solutions that will shape the future of education.

How to Enter

Entering and participating in Edge Challenge 2013 is simple. Each entry will consist of two parts:

Please check online [5] for full details on the competition’s terms, including eligibility and submission guidelines.

Aside from helping change the face of education, all participants will be eligible to win the following prizes:

“The Desire2Learn Edge Challenge is one of my favorite initiatives as it combines entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to innovation – both characteristics that have helped fuel our success at Desire2Learn,” said John Baker, President and CEO, Desire2Learn. “The Desire2Learn Edge Challenge is an authentic exercise in the trials and tribulations of the software development industry. Students must work together to create applications that not only work, but are brilliant. It is a difficult challenge, but the results of past year’s winners have been exceptional and we look forward to rewarding the next generation’s great EdTech minds with the recognition they deserve.”

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#1 Comment By Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer) On Monday August 26, 2013 @ 8:44 am

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