هاكاثون الابتكار في التعليم الالكتروني

Hackathons are real programs that stimulate innovators and entrepreneurs to exchange skills and experiences and start creative projects from scratch. The eLearning Innovation Hackathon aims to open opportunities for students and recent graduates to develop innovative technologies and solutions in the eLearning field. 

Why participate?  

  • Cash prizes for the top five winning teams in the hackathon.
  • Flexibility to attend the program events/activities remotely using a virtual platform.
  • Opportunity to develop entrepreneurial projects in teams.
  • Opportunity for participants to communicate their pioneering and creative ideas to the market.
  • The participants receive support and follow-up from specialists in the field of e-learning, software development, business administration, and financial management.
  • Getting many services to speed up the establishment of businesses, including licenses, government procedures, advertising.
  • Participants can access emerging business development services, including business plans and models, financing services - marketing and public relations services - legal services, and intellectual property - accounting and bookkeeping services.
  • Comprehensive support for developing promising products in the best way to the production and marketing stages.
  • Participants will receive a certificate for participation.

Who can participate?

This hackathon is offered only to students and fresh graduates in Saudi Arabia and it is an invitation-only event. The participants are already nominated by the Saudi Electronic University, and they are exclusively offered to participate and compete to win the announced prizes. 

 التسجيل متاح فقط للمشاركين المرشحين لدخول الهاكاثون  والذين وصلتهم ايميلات من قبل منظمي الهاكاثون

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

SR30,000 in prizes

First place

Fourteen thousand Saudi riyals
اربعة عشر الف ريال سعودي

Second place

Seven thousand Saudi riyals
سبعة آلاف ريال سعودي

Third place

Five thousand Saudi riyals
خمسة آلاف ريال سعودي

Fourth place

Three thousand Saudi riyals
ثلاثة آلاف ريال سعودي

Fifth place

One thousand Saudi riyals
ألف ريال سعودي

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • Participation is only exclusive to selected students and recent graduates from the universities in Saudi Arabia and who received an invitation email to participate
  • The registration should follow one of the two tracks:
    • Idea: The participant has an idea in the field of eLearning (eLearning tools, development, management, measurement, and quality) and a clear vision to develop the idea. 
    • Skill: The participant has a skill in one or all of the following: developing programs/applications (programming - design - data management - software project management).
  • That the innovative ideas and solutions are original and new, and no similar work has been published.
  • Chosen candidates to accelerate their projects are obligated to pledge to continue with the mentors until the production of a real product that serves the field of e-learning.

 التسجيل متاح فقط للمشاركين المرشحين لدخول الهاكاثون  والذين وصلتهم ايميلات من قبل منظمي الهاكاثون

Requirements

Submission Requirements:
  • The project should be relevant to the eLearning field
  • The project files in a zipped folder.
  • Post a video presentation on YouTube and make it private
  • Add the YouTube video link on the submission page on Devpost
  • A video presentation 5 to 7 minutes:
    • Description of the problem
    • Description of the proposed solution
    • How your solution is unique and innovated in comparison to similar ones in the same domain
    • A demo of the application (Prototype - mockup), showing functions and features
    • Any challenges faced the team to develop the project
    • Any future development and marketing plan

Judges

Dr. Ali Alammary

Dr. Ali Alammary
Hackathon Judge Committee Chairman

Dr. Rabie Ramadan

Dr. Rabie Ramadan
Hackathon Judge Committee Member

Dr. Soha Fallata

Dr. Soha Fallata
Hackathon Judge Committee Member

Dr. Albandari Alsumayt

Dr. Albandari Alsumayt
Hackathon Judge Committee Member

Dr. Haya Alshehri

Dr. Haya Alshehri
Hackathon Judge Committee Member

Dr. Somiah Aljameel
Hackathon Judge Committee Member

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    How creative have the team members been in their implementation?
  • Functionality
    Does the system function as intended? Is it robust and easy to interact with?
  • Design
    Is the system aesthetically pleasing? Does the design of the system elevate its purpose?
  • Simplicity
    How elegantly does it solve the problem (work smarter not harder)?

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