Is the law a tool of social justice? – Press room

October 7, 2021 “Superlawyer” Nancy Erika Smith ’77 Joins University Roundtable October 14 Posted in: Alumni, Communication and media, Humanities and social sciences, University Nancy Erika Smith addressed graduates of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at a graduation ceremony in June. Civil rights lawyer Nancy Erika Smith ’77, …

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Instructure shares updates to Canvas LMS, Canvas Studio and Canvas Catalog at InstructureCon 2021

New Features and Enhancements Extend the Functionality of the Instructure Learning Platform’s Suite of Learning Management Solutions SALT LAKE CITY, October 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Structure today announced enhancements to many of the solutions that make up the industry-leading Instructure learning platform at its annual conference InstructureCon educational event. Canvas …

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Instructure shares Canvas LMS, Canvas Studio and Canvas catalog updates at InstructureCon 2021

SALT LAKE CITY, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instructure today announced enhancements to many solutions that make up the industry-leading Instructure learning platform at its annual conference InstructureCon educational event. Canvas LMS, the industry-leading learning management system used by 30 million teachers and students in 70 countries, introduces …

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Azerbaijan to develop draft law on social entrepreneurship

(MENAFN-AzerNews) By trend A draft law on social entrepreneurship will be drafted in Azerbaijan, Trend reports citing the National Employment Agency under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Azerbaijani People. It is reported that the National Employment Agency held a meeting in which it was noted that …

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‘Not above the law’: warning to Australian Department of Social Services over threat to ignore court | Centrelink

The Department of Social Services was warned it was “not above the law” after a court heard government officials threatened to ignore an order restoring jobseeker’s payments. a man. In a published judgmentMichelle Evans-Bonner, a senior member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, criticized the department, which is responsible for Services …

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SVU actress cried after cruel fan messages

Law and Order: SVU fans made actress Isabel Gillies cry this week as she explained in a thoughtful essay published on his Substack page. Gillies has played Elliott Stabler’s (Chris Meloni) wife Kathy Stabler for years, but she’s not used to the intense reactions from fans on social media. His …

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Instructure expands partnerships with popular EdTech solution providers Canva, InSpace, K16 Solutions and Tableau

SALT LAKE CITY, October 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Structure today announced the integration and expansion of partnership efforts with a number of popular edtech solution providers, including Canva, InSpace, K16 and Tableau. Learn more about these or any of the nearly 50 Instructure partners hosting virtual booths at InstructureCon 2021 …

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KEEP unveils book on gender and social norms

Kids Educational Engagement Project (KEEP) Executive Director Brenda B. Moore has launched a new book aimed at educating young students and parents about gender and social norms despite having been taboo over the years. years in Liberia. The book “Free to Be Me” was recently launched at the Christian Association …

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What do we know and what are we doing to change them?

Persistent inequalities pose a significant threat to the achievement of development goals and poverty eradication in the South Asian region. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing disparities and opened up new divisions. The Office of the Chief Economist of the South Asia Region, in cooperation with Global Practices and the …

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OC Youth Council uses social norms to discourage underage drinking – OECD

Members of Orange County Youth Council have an important message for their peers: the vast majority of high school students avoid alcohol. Last year, 18 high school and college students who serve on the council worked with the Orange County Department of Education and the California Friday Night Live Partnership …

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Social norms influence how people react to wildfire smoke

Social norms influence how people react to smoke from wildfires, according to researchers at Stanford University. As wildfires become commonplace, checking air pollution data is becoming as routine as checking the weather. However, how people react to this data differs from person to person. To understand the different reactions, researchers …

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Instructure Research Reveals Changing Definitions of Success in Higher Education Towards Student Well-Being and Career Preparation

SALT LAKE CITY, September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct, the creators of Canvas, today released their second annual research report that explores the impact of the pandemic on higher education and identifies six key trends globally. Overall, around half of respondents say they have a positive perception of …

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Vermont Virtual Learning Co-op to Use Instructure’s MasteryConnect Statewide to Strengthen Assessment Approach

SALT LAKE CITY, September 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct today announced that the Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative (VTVLC) has selected MasteryConnect strengthen its approach to student assessment. VTVLC is working with Vermont public schools to offer online classes to its learners statewide, which has become increasingly important due …

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Camila Cabello says her “Cinderella” defies social norms

Watch: Camila Cabello and Idina Menzel on Modernization Cinderella Camila Cabello says her new approach Cinderella “Challenges social programming” caused by other fairy tales. The 24-year-old singer makes her acting debut in the film directed by Perfect writer Kay Cannon, and describes the story as a “trauma-informed fairy tale.” Her …

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Loans without credit check: why avoid them and what to do instead

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. Borrowing money …

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Social norms structuring masculinities, gender roles and stereotypes: common misconceptions of Iraqi men and boys about the participation and empowerment of women and girls – Iraq

ABSTRACT Oxfam in Iraq is currently implementing a Women and Girls for Iraq Reconstruction project funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The project contributes to the development of policies, decision-making mechanisms and peacebuilding processes at all levels to ensure that women and girls play an important role in the development …

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Navigating evolving social norms against the coronavirus

PHOTO | TROY HULL Johnson C. Smith University is one of several colleges in North Carolina to require all students, faculty and staff to get and demonstrate the coronavirus vaccine. JCSU also requires face masks inside campus buildings and encourages their use outdoors as well. Nadia Johnson was so happy …

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20 unspoken social rules everyone should know and follow

Image courtesy of Shutterstock In life, we follow so many rules; work rules, house rules, traffic rules, laws, etc. At school, they teach us about geography, biology, math, literature and whatever stuff you can think of but they didn’t teach us anything about ethics, good manners, social rules or how …

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Here’s how consumer behavior is influenced by social norms

A meta-analysis of existing research on social norms, aimed at establishing several new empirical generalizations, was recently carried out by researchers at the University Carlos III of Madrid, HEC Montreal, and the University of New South Wales. , UNSW Sydney. The study, published in the Journal of Marketing, titled “The …

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How consumer behavior is influenced by social norms

Washington [US], August 9 (ANI): A meta-analysis of existing research on social norms, aimed at establishing several new empirical generalizations, was recently carried out by researchers at the University Carlos III de Madrid, HEC Montréal and the University from New South Wales, UNSW Sydney. The study, published in the Journal …

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How social norms influence consumer behavior

Newswise – Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, HEC Montreal and the University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney have published a new article in the Marketing Journal which performs a meta-analysis of existing research on social norms to establish several new empirical generalizations. The study, to appear in …

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How social norms can be exploited by social media scammers

Social media platforms are great hunting grounds for crooks. This is where we connect with our friends or people with whom we have something in common. This is precisely what scammers exploit: our relationships and the trust that exists between friends or acquaintances. From an early age, we are taught …

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AtlasRTX Partners with Instructure to Provide AI-Powered Digital Assistant Serving Over 30 Million Students

PARK CITY, Utah– AtlasRTX â„¢ (www.atlasrtx.com), a leading AI-powered digital assistant SaaS solution that creates sophisticated real-time experiences, today announced a successful partnership with Instructure (www.instructure.com ), a global education technology company that supports over 30 million students, to seamlessly engage parents, teachers and students via web chat in over …

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Optimistic bias, risky behavior and social norms: why students struggle to assess pandemic risks

Following the devastating second wave of COVID-19 in the country, it is clear that in addition to vaccines, to control the epidemic, behavioral restrictions are essential. The government has resorted to numerous restrictions such as lockdown, ban on social gatherings, closure of offices, restriction of public transport, restriction of intra-border …

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The development of the social rules of the BJP

From conservative to radical, the party’s position on marriage and population control evolved in two distinct phases: one when in power, the other when not. The subjectsFeast of Bharatiya Janata | Conservatives | Hindutva The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has evolved over the years in unusual ways, from conservative on …

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Instructure launches new collective Edtech program for its community of over 500 global partners

“Our continued investment in working with our industry partners makes our learning platform stronger, our customers more successful, and teaching and learning easier,” said Tara Gunther, Vice President of Partnerships at Instructure. “Our learning platform is open, flexible and extensible, which is why we partner with hundreds of like-minded companies. …

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Instructure unveils its ‘Edtech Collective’

Instructure, the edtech company behind the Canvas learning management system, hopes to further stimulate collaboration among its more than 500 partner companies through social features and listings on its website. An announcement Wednesday formalized the “Edtech Collective,” which refers to Instructure’s efforts to strengthen the community among edtech companies. These …

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Social norms influence the will to protect the climate

Credit: public domain CC0 People contribute very little to climate protection because they underestimate the willingness of others to contribute. This is the central finding of a new study by behavioral economists Peter Andre, Teodora Boneva, Felix Chopra and Armin Falk, members of the ECONtribute Cluster of Excellence at the …

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Challenging Negative Social Norms – The Hindu

India reaches demographic milestone on World Population Day, but roadblocks remain In these troubled times of the COVID-19 pandemic, World Population Day on July 11 brings positive news – India has entered an ideal demographic zone that will continue for another two to three decades. Half of India’s population is …

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Dot: when social norms trump the law

A World Bank (WB) study, released last week, found that even though dowry has been illegal in India since 1961, dowry payments in rural Indian villages have not only persisted but also remained stable over the of the last decades. The analysis is based on data from the 2006 Rural …

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How to get a free cash advance without a credit check

7 free and low cost cash advance apps 1. Boro Characteristics You can access a loan of up to $2,000 at an interest rate that depends on your credit score. Repayment must be complete within 12 months. You don’t need to have direct deposit set up or a job. But …

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Instructure to Acquire EesySoft to Help Educators and Students Improve the Adoption of Educational Technology

Instructure acquires EesySoft and launches “Impact by Instructure” to help teachers and students better adopt edtech Tweet this “As we move into a post-pandemic era, districts and schools are under increased pressure to measure the return on investment and the positive impact of their technology investments,” said Steve daly, CEO …

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How companies navigate post-pandemic social norms

A handshake or a nudge? Mask yourself whenever you feel sick? As daily case rates in northern Michigan tend to drop and vaccinations reach more people, what social behaviors developed during COVID-19 will persist after the pandemic? For business owners, Nikki Devitt, president of the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce, …

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Instructure canvas integrates with Classcraft to drive

SHERBROOKE, QC and SALT LAKE CITY, UT – June 8, 2021, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Classcraft, a K-12 learning company focused on motivating students and supporting behavioral initiatives, s ‘is teamed up with Instructure to integrate with its popular learning management system, Canvas. UNESCO’s recent Global Education Monitoring …

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5 times the series defied social norms (and 5 times not)

The hit sitcom, Friends focuses on group dynamics of 6 characters going through everyday life and working for social stability. Their daily activities featured a variety of social interactions and subsequently reflected changing cultural and social norms. RELATED: Friends: 10 Most Relevant Moments From The Show Take, say, Sandra Green …

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Slick Cash Loan offers personal loans with no credit check for urgent needs

Slick Cash Loan helps people meet their urgent financial needs with its no credit check personal loans. GLENDALE, CA., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Slick Cash Loan, the company borrowers rely on when they need cash urgently, has announced that people can meet their unexpected financial needs with its no …

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Instructure Announces New MasteryView Assessments to Help Schools Assess and Treat COVID-Related Learning Loss

Instructure MasteryView assessments measure learning loss for schools in reliable and valid ways designed by curriculum experts Tweet this “Students, teachers and parents have experienced enough disruption already, so how we approach the assessment of learning loss in the coming months is critical,” said Mitch benson, Product Manager at Instructure. …

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Respect social norms in a context of changing trends

FROM THE EDITORIAL OFFICE: We are educated people who know social etiquette well, but most of the time it’s always the “educated” people who do the dumbest things. Now tell me, should we just focus on expanding our knowledge and wisdom? If you say yes, you must remember that knowledge …

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Online learning | March 2021: ASU, Harvard, Bloomberg, Pearson, Instructure, Biden…

[ Newsletter format  |  Click here to subscribe ] MARCH 2021 – NEWSLETTER #41 | Latest news at IBL News | News in Spanish initiatives • Is Coursera’s Freemium Push worth it? Analysts review the company’s IPO prospectus • ASU Creates Virtual Center to Provide Career-Related Services to Students • Live-Voice Chat Clubhouse, …

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Social norms of the Erewhonians

By Pamela Bedore, Ph.D., University of Connecticut In Erewhon, Samuel Butler uses the most attractive generic features of utopia with a lot of satire. There are a lot of social norms to choose from to think about exactly how Butler constructs his satire in Erewhon, but let’s focus on three: …

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Challenging and Changing the Harmful Social Norms Contributing to Violence Against Women and Girls: Progress Report and Lessons from the Enough Campaign 2016-2019 – Global

Author: This report is a summary of a longer report researched and written by Dr Adrienne Wiebe – independent consultant, with contributions from Bethan Cansfield and Chara Poucha. The global Enough campaign aims to challenge and change the social acceptance and prevalence of VAWG / GBV (violence against women and …

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New social rules make competition harder for smaller players: experts

The new rules for social media intermediaries could increase compliance costs for gamers, making it difficult for small businesses to compete with bigger giants like Facebook, according to industry watchers. The new rules, announced last week, distinguish between “social media intermediaries” and “major social media intermediaries” with 50 lakh of …

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Apex Learning Expands Partnership with Instructure to Streamline Access to Digital Curriculum

“This partnership with Instructure will continue to personalize the learning experience for students and streamline teaching for educators.” – Chris Porter, CEO, Apex Learning SEATTLE (PRWEB) February 18, 2021 Apex Learning, a recognized leader in digital curriculum, has announced an expanded partnership with Instructure, an education technology company and the …

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Instructure sells its corporate platform bridge to UK company for $ 50million

IBL News | new York Instructure Inc, the owner of Canvas LMS, quietly sold their enterprise LMS for businesses this week. Bridge based in london Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), which operates two platforms: PeopleFluent and BreezyHR. The London Stock Exchange (RNS) news service said the acquisition amount was $ …

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Instructure to sell Bridge for $50 million and exit corporate learning market

Where Instructure planned to go with Bridge, its learning management system for businesses and enterprises, has been an open question for more than a year, when the company was still publicly traded. On a call with investors in October 2019, former CEO Dan Goldsmith expressed his disappointment with the company’s …

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Social norms can save lives

With nearly 2.4 million dead from Covid-19 and more than 100 million people infected, the end of the pandemic remains a distant prospect in many countries, even those with sufficient stocks of vaccines. Nonetheless, it is clear that some countries have done a much better job of containing the virus; …

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It’s good not to be well: Malaysian singer Abigail tackles social norms and stereotypes in her debut single ‘Status Quo’ (VIDEO) | Show biz

Rocketfuel Entertainment’s newest artist Abigail makes her debut with “Status Quo”. KUALA LUMPUR, February 9 – The first single from singer Abigail titled status quo has an underlying post the 21-year-old would like to share. Addressing social norms and stereotypes is the topic highlighted by the latest addition to the …

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Instructure announces immersive player available free of charge for Canvas users

SALT LAKE CITY, February 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today at the 15th Global Education Partners Summit (GEPS), Instruct announced that Immersive reader, a Microsoft learning tool, is now generally available in the Canvas learning management system. The feature is free to all Canvas customers on any Canvas Pages …

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The advantages of loans without a credit check

A loan without a credit check is a popular choice among people with bad credit who wish to acquire a loan. There are times when you will need extra cash for an emergency, but you will not be able to get a traditional loan due to the poor state of …

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Participatory research toolkit for measuring social norms (December 2020) – Global

Overview Participatory research methods enable and encourage participants to discuss complex and sensitive topics in an engaging way that can complement traditional research methods. In this participatory research toolkit for measuring social norms, nine participatory tools are presented and an explanation of what each measures is given. Examples of how …

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Violations of social norms stretch the imagination

Source: Tyler Merbler / Wikimedia The past few months have been rich in extraordinary events: a US president attacking the legitimacy of a US election, senators and congressmen refusing to certify an electoral vote, an armed insurgency on Capitol Hill. News commentators have called these events “unimaginable,” which is a …

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Appearance, social norms keep students away from Zo

ITHACA, NY – When the semester moved online amid the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, Cornell University instructor Mark Sarvary and his faculty decided to cheer – but not to force the students to turn on their cameras. It did not turn out as they had hoped. “Most of our students …

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How social norms deepen the digital gender divide

As a parent, would you want your daughter to fall behind your son? Does its potential remain untapped? Most likely not. Yet this is the case for many adolescent girls in Bangladesh, whose parents – often unwittingly and with respect for traditional gender norms – handicap their potentials by preventing …

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Instructure acquires Certica Solutions to personalize each student’s learning

Instructure today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Certica Solutions, an industry leader in K12 assessment and analysis, and a long-time partner of Canvas and MasteryConnect. With this acquisition, Instructure will provide the complete and open set of tools educators need to improve student outcomes by bringing …

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Instructure and Partners Urge Biden / Harris Administration to Address Ongoing Problems Affecting Nation’s Education System

SALT LAKE CITY, December 17, 2020 / PRNewswire / –Today, Instructure announced that it has been joined by Concentric Sky, Nearpod, Unicon and Zoom in urging the new Biden administration to ensure sufficient funding for education, achieve equity in matters education and to address the lingering problems that impact our …

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What might social norms look like in the future

TORONTO – While no one knows for sure what a post-pandemic world will look like, one expert expects society to return to its social norms almost immediately when the day comes. Steve Joordens, professor of psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough, told CTV News Channel that although Canada is …

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Social norms can influence mask use behavior

To mask or not to mask – and which mask to use? With public health advice on masks in the United States confused by political coverage, clarity around the use of masks is increasingly important, especially as the western United States struggles with the double crisis of smoke from forest …

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How have new social norms emerged as COVID-19 has spread?

As COVID-19 spread across the world, it became clear that different countries were responding to the virus differently. Penn’s Cristina Bicchieri, who studies social norms and their evolution, wanted to understand how a national response had affected individual behaviors. “We decided to do a study in nine different countries, including …

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