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We’Ve Come A Long Way (Baby)! Or Have We? Evolving Intellectual Freedom Issues In The Us And Florida, L. Bryan Cooper, A.D. Beman-Cavallaro May 2018

We’Ve Come A Long Way (Baby)! Or Have We? Evolving Intellectual Freedom Issues In The Us And Florida, L. Bryan Cooper, A.D. Beman-Cavallaro

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This paper analyzes a shifting landscape of intellectual freedom (IF) in and outside Florida for children, adolescents, teens and adults. National ideals stand in tension with local and state developments, as new threats are visible in historical, legal, and technological context. Examples include doctrinal shifts, legislative bills, electronic surveillance and recent attempts to censor books, classroom texts, and reading lists.

Privacy rights for minors in Florida are increasingly unstable. New assertions of parental rights are part of a larger conservative animus. Proponents of IF can identify a lessening of ideals and standards that began after doctrinal fruition in the 1960s ...


The Grizzly, February 2, 2017, Brian Thomas, Naseem Syed, Katelyn King, Paige Szmodis, Courtney A. Duchene, Sarah Hojsak, Teddi Caputo '18, Kevin Leon, Elizabeth Myers, Nick Brough, Gerard Brown Feb 2017

The Grizzly, February 2, 2017, Brian Thomas, Naseem Syed, Katelyn King, Paige Szmodis, Courtney A. Duchene, Sarah Hojsak, Teddi Caputo '18, Kevin Leon, Elizabeth Myers, Nick Brough, Gerard Brown

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper

Former Dean Files Lawsuit Against Ursinus; College Denies Charges • Diversity Committee Questions Campus Climate • Q&A with New Board Chair, Robert Wonderling • Changes to CIE Questions and Curriculum in Fall • Portraits of Protest: UC Students Take on Women's March in D.C. • First-Person Perspective: Student Curator Shares Experience • Opinions: Betsy DeVos is a Danger to Our Education System; Scott Pruitt's EPA Will Put Our Climate at Risk • Women's Swimming on Pace to be Top of the Conference Again • Gymnastics Team Vaults Into Action • Message from the Grizzly Editorial Staff


Student Perceptions Of Diversity Issues In It, Amy B. Woszczynski, Martha Myers, Janette Moody Jan 2006

Student Perceptions Of Diversity Issues In It, Amy B. Woszczynski, Martha Myers, Janette Moody

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This study examines student perceptions regarding the desirability of diversity in the IT workplace. Several diversity variables were included: age, disability status, ethnicity, and gender. Participants included upper division students with declared majors in IT fields, as well as upper division students enrolled in an Accounting Information Systems course. We analyzed their perceptions in relation to diversity, along with distinguishing factors influencing the choice of IT as a career. We administered the Diversity Perceptions Inventory (DPI) to 162 undergraduate students from three institutions. Using multivariate analysis of variance, we found no significant differences in a number of areas: gender, age ...