Web Design Contest - Judging
- Content (25%): Content is based on interesting and original topics that inform, entertain, explain, share and teach. Judges also look for a reflection of the different cultures or viewpoints. It was important that all materials that are not original have a source and are properly credited.
- Presentation (25%): The presentation of the website is assessed on the navigation and structure, attractive design, and multimedia usage. The technology used on the website must suit all browser types and make information available to people that may not have the necessary hardware or software.
- Helping Focus (20%): The helping focus criterion was added to encourage students to also demonstrate achievement of a helpful objective such as personal, social and/or environmental responsibility or support for a worthy cause. A helping focus allowed students to share their community experiences through the Global Virtual Classroom and learn about key topics and issues.
- Collaboration (30%): The participants’ collaboration was judged on the level of participation from each of the three schools on a team. It was important that websites were created collaboratively versus separately constructed and put together.
The Global Virtual Classroom judges, a panel of Internet-savvy individuals, will evaluate the Websites individually and determine the winning teams (Grand Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize, Runners-Up, and Special Merit) using the criteria above.