Best of the Web/Best of Digital 2020 Competition Call – New Categories for School Size

May 15, 2020 is the NEW deadline for the Best of the Web/Best of Digital competition. Communication Technology (CTEC) and Visual Communication (VisComm) Divisions of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication (AEJMC) co-sponsor this great Web and app design contest competition every year and we invite you and your students to enter.  We have divided the categories into Large (10K+ undergraduate student body) and Small (Under 10K undergraduate student body). Entries submitted to this competition should advance education or research in journalism and/or mass communication. The contest is open to faculty and/or students who work for or attend an institution that is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) or are current (paid) members of the AEJMC. University and college staff are not eligible. There is no entry fee, so please spread the word among your colleagues and students.

THE CALL

Best of the Web/Best of Digital competition consists of eight categories: Individual/Team/Single class designation for Web and app, and Multiple class/Institution designation for Web and app. The Individual/Team/Single categories consist of entries that have been designed and/or created by an individual, a small team or a single class. The Multiple class/institution categories consist of entries that have been designed and/or created by several classes collaborating on a single project or by a school or department collaborating on a single project.

Web and app design professionals and academics with a background in Web and app design technology are responsible for judging the competition. Judging primarily focuses on the design, presentation, and technological components of the project.

The link to submit entries is available: www.aejmcbestofweb.wordpress.com/submit. The submission deadline for this year’s competition is May 15, 2020. There is no entry fee.

Please spread the word among your colleagues and students. We particularly encourage submissions in the app categories. For more information, please contact Hyun Yang at hzy41@psu.edu or Peg Achterman at achterman@spu.edu. We also welcome professionals and academics with a background in in Web and app design technology who would like to volunteer to be a judge for the 2020 competition. Please contact Hyun or Peg if you are interested.

Hope to see you in San Francisco!

Hyun Yang & Peg Achterman
AEJMC Best of Digital Chairs

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