The Trust Challenge is the fifth open, international HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competition, and will award $1.2 million to institutions and organizations that tackle these questions in real-life learning contexts. The Trust Challenge will fund successful collaborations or “laboratories” that create scalable, innovative, and transformative exemplars of connected learning that bridge technological solutions with complex social considerations of trust.
Who can participate: Successful proposals will include youth-serving organizations and institutions and institutions of higher learning anywhere in the world where challenges to trust in connected learning environments can be identified and addressed.
Teams must include:
institutional/organizational stakeholders and administrators that can provide and direct project objectives, inform design and implementation, and increase opportunities for scalability.
Additionally, teams might also include:
- technologists, web developers, app developers, badge system designers, etc. that can design, build and implement the proposed digital solution; and
- researchers, educators, learning experts, policy advisors, legal counsel, etc. that can give careful consideration to complex social and institutional/organizational considerations around trust and learning.
Full information: dmlcompetition.net
DEADLINE: Final applications are due Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5pm PST/ 8pm EST. (Yes,you’ve said it once but say it again)
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