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  • Cyber Social Work: Technology and the Impact on Our Profession (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 23 - 24, 2017.  9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

    Human Ecology Building, 552 West Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    You will be exposed to the history of electronic social work, the use of technology and social media in micro, mezzo, and macro settings, technology as a tool for community action and social change, professional liability/risks associated with online practice, and the importance of understanding the NASW Code of Ethics and the Association of Social Work Boards’ Model Regulatory Standards for Technology and Social Work Practice.
    Available CECHs: 12.0

  • Introduction to Cybercrime (April 2017)

    Dates:

    April 20 - 21, 2017

    Location:

    1066 Bogue St, Plant and Soil Sciences Building, Room A152, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    This 16 hour (2 day) course offers an introduction to cybercrime, including: computer hacking, malware, data theft, identity theft, spam, harassment, stalking, child porn/exploitation, prostitution, revenge porn, and extremism. The class will also include information on computer hardware and software used to commit cybercrime as well as techniques for identification of basic investigative information such as IP addresses, MAC addresses, and email headers.

  • MATRIX - The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences

    Location:

    Natural Sciences Building, Room 409, 288 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    Matrix, the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University, is devoted to the application of new technologies for teaching, research, and outreach. As one of the premier humanities computing centers in the United States, Matrix creates and maintains online resources, provides training in computing and new teaching technologies, and creates forums for the exchange of ideas and expertise in the field. Matrix houses major digital library repositories including to the African Online Digital Library (AODL), Detroit Public Television’s American Black Journal video archives, Historical Voices, and the Quilt Index.

  • MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop (July, August 2017)

    Dates:

    July 30 - August 3, 2017

    Location:

    MSU, East Lansing, MI  48824.

    Description:

    The MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop has everything students need to produce their best work ever.  Many workshops are offered, covering: writing, design, photo, business, leadership, social media, newspaper, yearbook, online, digital, broadcast, and video.  "The Upstart" is the official student media outlet of the MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop.  The 2017 workshop is themed "We See Your True Colors."  Tuesday is Adviser Day at the MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop. Come visit your students, check out their classes and have lunch.

  • Quello Center Lectures (April 2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule on the Quello Center Events page.

    Description:

    The James and Mary Quello Center is focused on stimulating and informing debate on media, communication and information policy for our digital age. The Quello Center’s research often challenges taken-for-granted assumptions about the role of technology, policy and regulation in society. The Center’s researchers value collaboration across Michigan State University and with other centers of excellence focused on issues that arise from the political, social and economic visions and realities of the Internet and related technologies and policies of (un)networked localities, nations, and societies around the world.  The Quello Center lectures bring invited speakers who address issues of digital communication and media in the political and social realm.

    Upcoming lectures in April 2017 include:

    • A Free Digital Society, a Quello Lecture by Richard Stallman (April 11, 2017)
    • Maja Andjelkovic on Building Ecosystems for Digital Entrepreneurship (April 14, 2017)
    • Connected Lives, a Quello Lecture by Barry Wellman (April 26, 2017)

     

  • Sharper Focus/Wider Lens Forums (2016 - 2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    MSU Main Library or the MSU Union, East Lansing, MI.  The Forums can also be viewed Livestream and will be posted on the Honors College YouTube channel.

    Description:

    This lecture series offers students, faculty, staff and the Greater Lansing community the opportunity to grapple with important issues or questions in a trans-disciplinary format. The faculty panel will bring their unique research, teaching and writing experiences from a wide range of disciplines to explore contemporary and historical issues.  Refreshments are provided.

     

  • Writing, Information, and Digital Experience: WIDE Research Center

    Location:

    7 Olds Hall at MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    At Michigan State University, the WIDE (Writing, Information, and Digital Experience) Research Center focuses on researching and innovating experiences for emerging technologies in the Digital Humanities, including uses of social user experiences to solve social, cultural, and political problems; ways of constructing computational analytics for improving persuasive communication, and the need to create new forms of public engagement and democratic practice on a global scale. The outcomes of our research projects include publications and applications aimed at enriching these conversations. The following are our current areas of focus: Participatory Memory, Computational Rhetoric, Writing Program Assessment, Clinical Healthcare Experiences, and Legal Experiences.

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