Society for Developmental Biology
John Doctor Education Prize
Best Education Video
The John Doctor Education Prize was established in memory of John Doctor, an active member of the Society for Developmental Biology Professional Development and Education Committee, who passed away suddenly and prematurely in the fall of 2005.
Challenge: Create a short engaging video that teaches an often difficult-to-learn developmental biology concept to an undergraduate, graduate, or lay public audience. Choose one of the following topics: (1) Differential Gene Expression, (2) Body Axes, or (3) Gastrulation.
Videos with broad appeal and those demonstrating active learning exercises or hands-on activities are preferred. Indviduals or teams of current SDB members (2019 dues paid) may participate.
Selection Criteria: Videos will be evaluated on both the content of the work presented and the quality of the presentation. Videos should be clear, concise, and visually appealing. The presenter should be knowledgeable and engaging. A brief written summary about the video (no more than 3 pages double spaced) is required with the submission. It should include tips for how the video could be used in the classroom, as well as the intended audience.
Prize: Certificate and check for $1000
Max Video Length: 5 min
Max Video File Size: 700 MB
Accepted File Types: avi, flv, mov, mp4, mpg, wmv
Applications are due at 11:59 PM (EDT) on Friday, July 5, 2019.