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Request for Proposals

Submission Deadline: Monday, October 4, 1999

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and the University Library Committee invite all university faculty to submit project proposals to integrate JSTOR (the electronic "Journal STORage" database) into the teaching and learning process.

This application is for a $500 stipend for a project to be implemented and assessed in the Spring 2000 semester.

Examples of JSTOR projects:

Examples of educational goals for JSTOR projects:

Please fill out all the information below completely and thoroughly. hard copy versions of this form are available in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Library 534. A brief memo (hard copy or e-mail) of support from your department chairperson is also required; proposals lacking this indication of support will not be considered by the selection committee. The application information you enter below will be automatically mailed to the Center, you, and your chairperson.

Your name:

Your e-mail address:

Course(s) affected by the project:

Explain the educational goal(s) you intend to accomplish in this project.

Describe the project's design and implementation timeline.

With the educational goal(s) you have listed above in mind, describe how you will assess the effectiveness of this project.

An informational meeting to learn more about JSTOR and to discuss project ideas will be held on September 9, 1999, in the Center's Conference Room (Room 534), from 12:15 to 1:00 PM. Attendance at this meeting is encouraged, but not required for proposal submission.

Faculty members serving on the University Library Committee and Teaching, Technology, and Learning Roundtable will review the proposals on a competitive basis.

For additional information about JSTOR, go to http://www.jstor.org.