Students are invited to apply for full Academic Year (i.e. fall and spring semester, on-campus) Open Education fellowships with the Lafayette Libraries.
Fellows will work on projects that enhance or promote the work and values of Open Education on campus or beyond. Open Education can briefly be summarized as a move towards making educational materials (such as course textbooks) freely available and fully accessible for all students. For more detailed information please read SPARC’s page describing Open Education.
Fellows will have the chance to tailor projects to their interests, but potential projects may include:
While we are open to projects concerning all types of topics and interests, we prioritize projects that center Open Education as a means to empower student advocacy and/or advance goals of social justice.
Students interested in applying for a fellowship should first contact Ben Jahre, Head of Electronic Resources, to discuss their interests and project idea(s).
Applications will be accepted from March 20 through May 15. Fellows will be notified of their acceptance by July 1, 2023 and will be expected to begin work at the beginning of the 2023 Fall semester.
After discussing their project, students should submit an application (via email to the Head of Electronic Resources) that includes the following: