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  • Competition Rules

    • Submissions open March 13, 2014 and close July 1, 2014 (11:59 p.m. ET)
    • Project must align with Introductory-level content
    • Project must be new and original
    • Submission of project assumes the instructor is willing and ready to work with a Cengage Learning content developer for a few months during 2014 to produce the final project (proposals are not added to SAM as-is)
    • Winners will be contacted in August 2014
    • Winners each receive a $500 honorarium paid after the completion of the project, and credit for the project 
    • Cengage Learning owns the rights to all projects
    • Winners agree to release their names, titles, school names, and/or photos (as applicable) to Cengage Learning for purposes of publicizing the contest and its results  

    Note: We will not accept the following as entries:

    • "Mirror" projects (reiterations of projects already offered in SAM)
    • Resume and cover-letter projects
    • Projects of two or more Office applications integrated together due to grading engine limitations

    Download the contest entry form

    Questions? Contact Computing.Competition@cengage.com.