How to apply for a place in the database Disciplinary Commons (dbdc)
To be eligible for a place in the Commons, you must be
teaching a course concerning databases (in the broadest sesnse) in the academic year 2009/10.
Send an e-mail to Richard Cooper, including these details:
your name, e-mail address, the name of your College/University,
a paper-mail address and phone number.
- Please provide a brief position statement (couple of paragraphs). This
should indicate who you are, where you're starting from, and what
you hope to achieve from participating in the Commons.
- Let us know what courses you regularly teach (the name, plus a one-sentence
description for each)
- Are there any periods which you
know would cause problems for attending a monthly meeting? (e.g. are
you going to be away, or at a conference?). Is there anything else about
scheduling we should know about?
- Is there anything else you would like to add?
Applicants will selected to provide maximum diversity of background,
experience and institutional context.
Deadline for applications is 24th August 2009. Applicants
will be notified by 7th September 2009.
If you don't receive
an acknowledgement, we haven't received your application!
There is no cost to participate in the Commons.
project will pay for all meetings, and for participants travelling costs.