Announcing the Third Annual Student Project Awards Competition

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Pleased with a paper? Proud of a project?

The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse announces the Third Annual Student Project Awards Competition, open to students in any of the department’s degree-granting programs.

Winners will be honored at the WRD party on June 11, 2013.

Submission Guidelines

Click here to download a submission form. Be sure that your paper/project title is on the submission form and your project, but do not include any self-identifying information in the paper or project itself. Co-authored projects should be submitted with all authors identified on the submission form.

Papers and projects submitted to a WRD class since Spring 2012 by students in the major, minor, or graduate programs are eligible.  All submissions may have been revised since the completion of the course.

Submission Deadline: May 3, 2013

Questions? Email: wrd@depaul.edu

Award Categories

UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS

Best Undergraduate Essay
Any extended writing project submitted for credit in any undergraduate WRD class, 203 or above, by a declared WRD minor or major student is eligible.

Best Project in Professional and Technical Writing
Any project that was originally submitted to a professional and technical writing class may be submitted for consideration. Projects may be in any genre or medium.

MA IN WRD AWARDS

Best Project in Professional and Technical Writing
Any project that was originally submitted to a graduate PTW class may be submitted for consideration. Projects may be in any genre or medium.

Best Project in Teaching Writing and Language
Any project that was originally submitted to a graduate TWL class may be submitted for consideration. Projects may be in any genre or medium.

Best Project in Rhetoric and Discourse
Any project that was originally submitted to an R&D class may be submitted for consideration. Projects may be in any genre or medium.

MA IN NMS AWARDS

Best Interactive Media Design
Any project submitted for any course taken as a core or elective in the program will be considered for this award. The course need not be an NMS-designated course. The design could use any interactive technology (i.e., Flash, HTML/CSS, etc.).

Best New Media Content
Any project submitted for any course taken as a core or elective in the program will be considered for this award. The course need not be an NMS-designated course. The prize will be awarded for best content delivered through new media: it includes written content, text and images, videos, sound, or some combination of each.

GRADUATE TESOL AWARD

Best Project in TESOL
Any project originally submitted to a course that fulfills requirements for the TESOL Certificate may be submitted for consideration.  Projects may be in any genre or medium.  Students submitting in this category must be officially enrolled in the TESOL Graduate Certificate program.

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