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Win $1,500 in the Articulate Guru Awards Contest

Nov72006
Written by Gabe Anderson Director, Customer Advocacy — Posted in Company, E-Learning Industry, Guru Awards

Update (3.28.2007): Announcing the Winners of the Articulate Guru Awards 2007.


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We’re giving away cash and prizes in recognition of the best developed e-learning courses! Think you have the Articulate skills to wow our experts? Enter the Articulate Guru Awards today and find out!

It’s easy to participate!

Step 1: Create an e-learning course using any combination of Articulate authoring tools.
Step 2: Submit your files to enter the contest.

That’s it!

You’ll have the opportunity to win:

  • Grand Prize: $1,500

  • 2nd Prize: $500
  • 3rd Prize: $250

All prize winners will also receive:

  • Two licenses of Articulate Rapid E-Learning Studio Pro donated to the school or charity of their choice.

  • Fame, prestige and recognition by being featured on our website.

Winners will be announced March 28, 2007. Enter as many items as you like before the submission deadline of March 15, 2007.

Judges will evaluate a range of criteria including:

  • Effectiveness of course content to transfer knowledge

  • Use of compelling media (graphics, audio, video, etc.)
  • Wide use of authoring tool features
  • Effective combination of Presenter, Quizmaker and Engage

Got great Articulate authoring skills, but don’t have any non-confidential courses that you are able to share? Create a new course on a topic you’re an expert on! Choose a subject that’s fun to you such as gardening, technology, rock climbing… whatever!

Here’s some ideas to get your juices flowing:

  • Sure-fire method to negotiate a salary increase

  • How the experts use Digg, del.icio.us, or Google
  • Tips on creating a compelling blog
  • How to stick to an exercise program
  • Cool things you didn’t know you could do with your iPod

Next Steps:

It’s easy to get started. Just review the official rules, create your e-learning course, and then submit your content.

6 responses to “Win $1,500 in the Articulate Guru Awards Contest”

1

G’day and greetings from Australia

It has been suggested that I enter my work in the competition. Please explain why uploading our intellectual property onto the Articulate website is the only way we can submit a presentation. Why can’t we just submit a URL like this
which is a public website where the work resides? This enables both the judges and others to see the work just as easily.

Regards
Allan

Allan Carrington // Posted at 6:30 pm on November 9th, 2006
2

Hi Allan-

Thanks for submitting your URL! It’s no problem to share your URL here for entry purposes, but if we declare your course as a prize winner, we’ll want to host it in order to control the quality and speed of the playback on our servers.

Gabe Anderson // Posted at 8:38 am on November 10th, 2006
3

Thanks Gabe

I’m sure the University will give permission for that to happen should I win … nice problem eh :-)

I’m not sure as many people will be as interested to have a look at an entry submitted as URL linked presentation unless there is a descriptive paragraph like those entries uploaded to your servers.

Thanks Allan

Podcasting is one of the ‘hottest’ subjects in Learning and Teaching at the moment. However there is not a lot of research and information yet on how to design and produce educational podcasts i.e. podcasts that teach. This learning module called “From Podcasting to Learncasting” does just that. It also introduces a creative “Podagogical Framework”. Please experience the module and submit the online evaluation at the end to help develop this important area of learning with technology.

Allan Carrington // Posted at 4:19 pm on November 10th, 2006
4

When is the next guru awards contest?

Eric Haney // Posted at 5:04 pm on August 28th, 2008
5

Hi Eric- Thanks for your interest! We haven’t yet announced the next one, but keep an eye on my blog for details – you can subscribe via email or RSS feed in the right-hand sidebar of any page.

gabe // Posted at 5:07 pm on August 28th, 2008
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