1st Annual Student OER Contest

This contest is officially endorsed by the IEEE Education Society.

Win Up To $1,000 and Free COMPSAC Conference Registration

The IEEE Computer Society Computers, Software, and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), in honor of the Computer Society’s 75th anniversary, is announcing COMPSAC’s first Annual Student OER Contest and invites undergraduate college/university student submissions.

OERs (Open Educational Resources) are Web-accessible entities that can be used by teachers to teach, or students to learn.  Submissions are open to undergraduate higher education students, working alone or in teams of up to 4, who have developed a Web-based OER that can be used for teaching or learning at the undergraduate college or university level of Computer Science or Information Technology.

You and your team can win:

First Prize
$1000/team + free conference registration
For every team member access to all presentations and papers ($450 value for each)

Second Prize
$500/team + free access to all online presentations and papers
For every team member ($200 value for each)

Third Prize
$250/team + free access to all online plenary sessions
For every team member ($50 value for each)

Honorable Mentions (Up to 10 Teams)
For every team member free access to all online keynote plenary sessions

First 50 qualifying submissions
For every team member free access to select plenary sessions

Submissions must be directly available on the Web with a public URL – for example on SlideShare, YouTube, Instagram, institutional open online repositories, etc. Examples of the kinds of OERs that qualify for this contest are materials that may have been developed for class projects, including animations, case studies, video presentations, simulations, tutorials, workshop and training materials, etc.

Submissions will be judged based on i) content quality, ii) ease of use, iii) teaching and/or learning effectiveness, and iv) the overall potential impact of the OER on Computer Science or Information Technology academic programs.

Download the contest registration form

Upload your contest registration form to the EasyChair paper submission site.

For contest rules click Rules.

Last Date for Submission:  April 1, 2021 Updated: May 1, 2021
Notification of Winners: May 15, 2021