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The QEP & ME – Individual Submissions

The QEP is Learning in a Team Environment. Individuals are encouraged to write an essay of no more than 750 words about your experiences of learning in team environments while at UAB. Your experiences can be positive, negative, mixed, humorous, tearful, whatever. Entries will be judged on writing quality, relatedness to learning in team environments, pathos, and humor (if appropriate).

  • 1stPLACE: up to 3 awards of $250
  • 2ndPLACE: up to 5 awards of $100
  • 3rdPLACE: up to 10 awards of $50

 

The QEP & WE – Group Submissions

The QEP is Learning in a Team Environment. Groups of 3 or more are encouraged to submit creative “essays” regarding their experiences of learning in team environments while at UAB. Experiences can be positive, negative, humorous or tearful. Submissions should be creative, and non-written submissions are particularly encouraged. Appropriate media include short videos (skits, raps, original songs, poetry, dance), photoessays or collages; written submissions are also acceptable and should be no more than 1,500 words. Entries will be judged based on creativity, relatedness to learning in team environments, pathos, and humor (if appropriate).

  • 1stPLACE: up to 3 awards of $750
  • 2ndPLACE: up to 5 awards of $300
  • 3rdPLACE: up to 10 awards of $150

Deadline for submission is Nov 17 by 11:59 PM. Email entries to Dr. Dale Dickinson, QEP Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For those with files too large for standard email, contact Dr. Dickinson to determine the best way to submit your work. Contact Dr. Dickinson with any questions. The submissions will be evaluated by a committee composed of members of the QEP Fellows and the QEP advisory council. Winning entries will be published in either the QEP monthly newsletter and/or on the QEP website.

All entrants will receive a NEW QEP t-shirt and QEP lanyard!