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***** 1998 American Memory Fellows Program *****
The National Digital Library Program in the Library of Congress is pleased
to announce the 1998 American Memory Fellowship Program, which follows from
the successful pilot program in 1997. Helping to facilitate the program is
the EDC Center for Children and Technology, a non-profit education
development firm. The American Memory Fellowship Program is an exciting
opportunity for outstanding educators to improve the teaching of American
history and culture through the use of new information technologies.
The Library is seeking applications from two-member teams of middle and
high school teachers, librarians, and media specialists who are experienced
in humanities teaching, capable of working in an Internet environment, and
who are active leaders in their fields with the ability to disseminate
their expertise in their community or region. Up to 25 teams will be
Fellows will learn strategies for integrating web-based archival material
into classroom teaching and learning; work with colleagues to create and
publish an online teaching unit based on primary sources; learn from
Library staff and scholars about archival collections and research.
The American Memory Fellowship Program includes a five-day summer institute
in Washington, DC, including transportation costs and a stipend of $1,000.
Fellows are required to participate in weekly online discussions during an
Orientation Seminar in early summer 1998, and participate in an online
network for at least 9 months following the summer institute. The
application deadline for the Fellowship Program is March 7, 1998. An
application package and additional information is available on the Learning
Page of the Library of Congress website: http://learning.loc.gov/learn/
Elizabeth L. Brown, M.L.S.
National Digital Library Program, LIBN/NDL/ES(1320)
Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20540-1320
[log in to unmask] telephone: 202/707-2235
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