This is a bit tangential, but should interest some of our subsciribers
cheers, Steve Smith, moderator
X-post from H-AfrTeach
date: Tues, 12 Aug 1997
from: H-AfrTeach editors
New H-Net Network:
We are pleased to announce the official launch of H-AfrTeach,
a new H-Net network considering the possibilities and problems
involved in teaching about Africa.
With the help of our subscribers' advice and contributions,
H-AfrTeach will build a website for teachers at all levels of
education. We plan to provide grade-appropriate resources and
information about Africa, as well as support for innovative
teaching about the entire continent.
The H-AfrTeach webpage may be found at:
We invite you to visit the site and send us your reactions,
suggestions, and contributions at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Because H-AfrTeach editors believe teaching about Africa often
involves similar issues and questions, no matter the level of
our students--from elementary to university--we also sponsor a
moderated discussion list to explore teaching about the entire
Subscription to the H-AfrTeach discussion list is free, and we
welcome subscribers with diverse interests and backgrounds. To
subscribe, you may complete the interactive membership survey
on our webpage, found at:
Or you may request a survey by e-mail. Send a message to:
with only this message:
You will receive the membership survey by return e-mail. When
you have completed it, please return it to us at:
H-AfrTeach is made possible by H-Net, Humanities & Social
Sciences OnLine, and is an outreach service supported by the
African Studies Centers at Michigan State University, Boston
University, and the University of Pennsylvania.
H-AfrTeach has a staff of volunteer editors and an editorial
board, each representing a broad range of interests and
backgrounds, including teachers, professors and students.
The founding editors are:
Mel Page, East Tennessee State University
Barbara Brown, Boston University
John Metzler, Michigan State University
Brenda Randolph, Africa Access
Ali Dinar, University of Pennsylvania
Shannon Vance, Michigan State University
You may reach all of us at the H-AfrTeach editorial address:
We look forwarding to welcoming you to H-AfrTeach!