Call for Participation: 2024 Community Engagement Video Competition
The Community Engagement Division invites academia and not-for-profit organizations to showcase their impactful community engagement contribution by participating in the 2024 ASEE COMMENG Video Competition. Finalists will be nationally recognized for their outstanding community engagement contribution for making a difference locally and around the world.
Submissions are due on February 27. The winners will be announced at the 2024 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. More details on video requirements, the judging rubric, and past winners can be found below. For additional questions please email, Dr. Lekshmi Sasidharan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Rajani Muraleedharan (email@example.com)
Entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM on Feb 27, 2024, which consists of completing a short online form, including pasting a link to your published YouTube video.
Video submission link : Google Forms Link
Entries will be judged by a panel of experts using the 2024 ASEE CED Video Competition Rubric, which is also copied at the bottom of this webpage, and winners will be recognized at CED business meeting at the 2024 ASEE national conference.
- Academia Award: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – Video Link
- Organization Award: The Gaskins Foundation – Video Link
CED Community Engagement video competition Minimum Requirements
- The length of the video must be between 3 and 5 minutes, including any opening title information and closing credits.
- All videos must be original and appropriate for a general audience.
- Videos must comply with copyright rules and regulations. Sources of information and materials used (i.e. music) must be properly acknowledged and credited in the video.
- Videos are to be uploaded publicly to YouTube. The link and permission for ASEE CED to use this video shall be provided in the competition submission form.
- Resolution minimum of 720p
Team and Institution
At least one team member entering the 2024 CED Community Engagement video competition must be an ASEE member (at any standing – student member, project advisor or senior member). An ASEE member must be the one to complete the competition submission form.
- Team members, any affiliated educational institution, and partnering organizations should be acknowledged in the video.
- Identify the intended audience and main message for this video in the competition submission form.
Certification by the applicant in the competition submission form that: All partners (or their representative) mentioned in this video have viewed the final form of this video, endorsed its message, and approved of it being released for use in this ASEE 2024 CED Community Engagement video competition
- Certification by the applicant in the competition submission form that: All persons in this video have signed model release forms appropriate to this effort.
QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER – If you are a first timer making this video, use the following questions as guideline to share your story.
- Briefly describe your participation in the community engagement project
- Describe the life-changing moment you experienced working on the project.
- Discuss any challenges faced while working on the project and how you navigated through the roadblocks?
- How did community engagement help you personally and professionally?
- What did you learn from/about the community? How did it help you better understand the community?
- Share a few words on how future students can participate to make a difference in their community locally or around the world?
|ASEE 2024 Community Engagement Video Competition Rubric|
|Category||Best Engagement Video Weight||Excellent (5 pt)||Good (3 pt)||Adequate (1 pt)||Inadequate (0 pt)|
|Impact||0.40||Viewers are left with a strong understanding of the message and impact it would have on the community and feel like they want to learn/do more. The message itself generates outstanding value for engineering community engagement stakeholders at large.||Viewers are left with a general understanding of the message, the impact it would have on the community and will remember the video. The message itself generates good value for engineering community engagement stakeholders at large.||Viewers mostly understand the message and impact it may have on the community and might remember the video. Some introduced themes/topics may distract from the message. The message itself generates some value for engineering community engagement stakeholders at large.||The presentation is unclear on the message, impact on the community is unclear and unmemorable. The message itself generates little value for engineering community engagement stakeholders at large.|
|Best Practices||0.20||The video exemplifies and communicates best practices in engineering community engagement in an outstanding manner. These may include incorporation of reflection, reciprocity between partners (which may include partner participation in the video itself), and so on.||The video exemplifies and communicates best practices in engineering community engagement.||The video somewhat reflects best practices in engineering community engagement.||The video does not exemplify or communicate best practices in engineering community engagement.|
|Creativity||0.20||The video effectively uses unique and original methods to convey how community was involved and kept the viewers engaged.||The video uses traditional methods for telling the story but does include some unique elements throughout the video that effectively engage the viewers.||The video uses a unique method to express the message, but the method(s) overshadow the message, leaving the viewer confused or unclear on the video’s purpose.||The entire video only uses a very traditional manner to present their message and does not include any creative elements that engage the viewers.|
|Production||0.20||Video is well planned and shot, with smooth transitions and edits. Sound is expertly balanced and easy to hear. All sound and visual elements coincide with the video’s message. All titles and credits were
accurate, legible, and caught the viewer’s attention.
|Video is well planned and shot, with competent edits. Sound is well balanced and easy to hear. Most sound and visual elements blend with the video’s message. All the titles and credits were accurate, but some were not legible or did not catch the viewer’s attention.||Video was somewhat planned. Transitions and edits are rudimentary. Sound is reasonably balanced. Some sound and visual elements are distracting. Titles and credits were accurate but were usually illegible and/or did not effectively catch the viewer’s attention.||Video is not well planned and has poor edits. Sound is of poor quality. Many sound and visual elements distract from the video’s message. Titles and/or credits were inaccurate or missing.|