WHAT IS DISTCO?
Please read more about DISTCO here: https://distco.org/about and DISTCO on the news: http://www.uh.edu/education/features/bdogan/
WHO CAN BE A JUDGE?
Individuals and professionals with basic computer skills, undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, business professionals, university professors and staff! No special knowledge or skills needed to be a judge, but experience with video production, multimedia and storytelling would be a plus.
WHAT DOES JUDGING INVOLVE?
Watching and grading some digital stories created by K-16 students. You will need to watch around 10 video projects (each 3-4 minutes long) and fill out a rubric to grade them.
ARE THERE ANY TUTORIALS FOR JUDGES ON HOW TO JUDGE?
Yes, you will be sent a screencast video tutorial on how to judge projects after you sign up. Judging takes place online and can be done in your available time.
IS THERE A TRAINING TO BE A JUDGE?
Yes, we have a short video tutorial on how to judge a DISTCO project.
HOW MUCH TIME DO I NEED TO JUDGE PROJECTS?
A project takes approximately 5 minutes to judge. You will be given around 10 days to complete judging. However, if you need more time, we may be able to give you extension.
WHEN DOES JUDGING START AND END?
May 15 – May 22, 2020.
WHAT TOOLS DO I NEED TO JUDGE DISTCO PROJECTS?
Just a computer with a modern browser. You will be sent detailed instructions on how to judge once you sign up for judging.
ANY INCENTIVES FOR JUDGES?
No. However, for interested judges, a certificate of appreciation will be available upon request.
OUR PARTICIPANTS AND STUDENTS THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME!