Information Justice, Human Rights, and Technology Ethics

Information Justice, Human Rights, and Technology Ethics

Supporting information and technology practices and policies that break down barriers.

Research Projects

CRII: CHS: Investigating Multilingual Teams Communication and Collaborative Writing

Principal Investigator(s): Ge Gao
This project investigates new ways to create grounding in multilingual teams engaged in collaborative writing. It will improve understanding and develop new tools.

Piloting an Online National Collaborative Network for Integrating Computational Thinking into Library and Archival Education and Practice

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Marciano
Piloting an online national collaborative network of educators and practitioners to enable the sharing and dissemination of computational case studies and lesson plans through an open source, cloud-based interactive platform based on Jupyter Notebooks.

Integrating Immigrants Into the LIS Workforce: A Pilot, Collaborative Project

Principal Investigator(s): Ana Ndumu
Funder: Other
Funder: Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)
Introducing refugees and immigrants to library professions through a self-paced mini-course as part of a one-year pilot in partnership with the REFORMA Mid-Atlantic Chapter and Prince George’s Public Library System.

Information Justice, Human Rights, and Technology Ethics News

Celebrating the UMD iSchool and Trace Center’s Commitment to Advancing Innovations for Older Populations

  • Hayleigh Moore

    Developing innovative technologies, co-designing with seniors, and advocating for accessibility rights.
     

STEM Education Struggle in the U.S.: The Key Piece We’ve Been Missing

  • UMD iSchool Staff

    In The Promise of Access, Dr. Daniel Greene shares a radical perspective on why tech solutions aren’t solving complex social problems such as STEM education and the digital divide. Join the conversation 4/30 or request a talk. 

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Womens' Right to Vote: Free Exhibits

  • UMD iSchool Staff

    Free, virtual women's suffrage exhibits compiled in honor of Women's History Month and the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.