Scholarship Contest seeks innovative ideas

Video contest highlights how you would engage students if you were the instructor.

cengage-contestCengage Learning has launched the 2015 Instructor for a Day College Scholarship Contest. College students can show their skills and creativity by submitting a short video to express how to best engage classmates in the learning process.

Those interested should submit a creative, original video (1-2 minutes) demonstrating how they would engage students if they were an instructor for a day. The winning video will receive a $1,000 scholarship at their current institution for Fall 2015. Five runner-up videos will each receive a $500 scholarship.

What: Cengage Learning’s second annual Instructor for a Day College Scholarship Contest – students to submit a short video presenting how you would engage students if you were in front of the class for a day. First place winner receives a $1,000 scholarship with 5 runner up scholarship prizes of $500 each.

Who: Students enrolled in a two-year or four-year undergraduate program for the Fall 2015 term who are at least 18 years of age.

When: Entries must be submitted via https://offerpop.com/ad.psp?cid=743691&ref=CLMA before 11:59 pm on Sunday, June 14th, 2015. Independent judges will select finalists and their videos will be featured on the Cengage Learning website with a public vote to select the winner. Winners will be announced on July 23rd.

Why: To highlight the ways in which students would engage and inspire their peers if given the opportunity. This in turn will give further insight into today’s students and the best strategies to help them succeed.

For full program rules and to learn more about the Instructor for a Day contest, please visit http://blog.cengage.com/instructor-for-a-day-college-scholarship-contest-2015/.

Material from a press release was used in this report.

Laura Ascione