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Desire2Learn Launches Edge Challenge 2013-Offers $10,000 Grand Prize for Best New Education App




KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ONTARIO — (Marketwired) — 08/26/13 — To help channel the innovation shaping the face of education, today kicked off the Desire2Learn Edge Challenge 2013 by announcing a $10,000 grand prize for the best custom-built application that improves the education experience for teachers, students or administrators. For full details on contest rules and participation, please visit: .

About The Competition

The Desire2Learn Edge Challenge is a development competition for post-secondary students to create a mobile, web or desktop application that enhances the experience of students, instructors or administrators in an educational context. Participants work in teams to create real-world solutions that will shape the future of education.

How to Enter

Entering and participating in Edge Challenge 2013 is simple. Each entry will consist of two parts:

For full details on competitions terms, including eligibility and submission guidelines, please visit: .

Winners Reap the Rewards

Aside from helping change the face of education, all participants will be eligible to win the following prizes:

“The Desire2Learn Edge Challenge is one of my favorite initiatives as it combines entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to innovation – both characteristics that have helped fuel our success at Desire2Learn,” said John Baker, President and CEO, Desire2Learn. “The Desire2Learn Edge Challenge is an authentic exercise in the trials and tribulations of the software development industry. Students must work together to create applications that not only work, but are brilliant. It is a difficult challenge, but the results of past year-s winners have been exceptional and we look forward to rewarding the next generation-s great EdTech minds with the recognition they deserve.”

About Desire2Learn

Desire2Learn is helping to transform the way the world learns. Providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire lifelong learners, Desire2Learn helps clients break down barriers to access the highest quality learning experiences, and is recognized for its leadership in accessibility. Desire2Learn is a global leader in cloud (SaaS) based learning solutions and provides an open and extensible platform to over 750 clients and over 10 million learners in , , , and the , including the Fortune 1000. Desire2Learn has personnel in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil and Singapore. For more information or to contact us, visit: .

Contacts:
D2L Ltd.
Virginia Jamieson
Director of PR
650-279-8619

Twitter: @Desire2Learn

fama PR
Tim Morin
617-986-5010





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