Students: What Creative Strategies Drive Classroom Engagement? Cengage Learning Scholarship Contest Seeks Innovative Ideas

Video Contest Highlights How You Would Engage Students If You Were the Instructor

Boston, MA, May 14, 2015 — Cengage Learning, a leading global education company, today announced the 2015 Instructor for a Day College Scholarship Contest. College students can show their skills and creativity by submitting a short video to express how to best engage classmates in the learning process.

Those interested should submit a creative, original video (1-2 minutes) demonstrating how they would engage students if they were an instructor for a day. The winning video will receive a $1,000 scholarship at their current institution for Fall 2015. Five runner-up videos will each receive a $500 scholarship.

What: Cengage Learning’s second annual Instructor for a Day College Scholarship Contest – students to submit a short video presenting how you would engage students if you were in front of the class for a day. First place winner receives a $1,000 scholarship with 5 runner-up scholarship prizes of $500 each.

Who: Students enrolled in a two-year or four-year undergraduate program for the Fall 2015 term who are at least 18 years of age.

When: Entries must be submitted via before 11:59 pm on Sunday, June 14th, 2015. Independent judges will select finalists and their videos will be featured on the Cengage Learning website with a public vote to select the winner. Winners will be announced on July 23rd.

Why: To highlight the ways in which students would engage and inspire their peers if given the opportunity. This in turn will give further insight into today’s students and the best strategies to help them succeed.

For full program rules and to learn more about the Instructor for a Day contest, please visit

About Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Boston, MA with an office hub located in San Francisco, CA. Cengage Learning employees reside in nearly 40 different countries with company sales in more than 125 countries around the world.