Media Smart's Release "To Share or Not to Share" Research

Media Smart's Release "To Share or Not to Share" Research

eQuality Project partner Media Smarts - in partnership with the eQuality Project' co-leaders and researchers - has recently released research concerning teen's privacy decisions when posting photos to social media. For further information on the research and to read the report, please follow the link below.
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eQ's Jane Bailey at Policy Ignite

eQ's Jane Bailey at Policy Ignite

eQuality Co-leader Jane Bailey participated in Policy Ignite's #Canada300 event this past week, and if you were unable to catch the event, we have uploaded Jane's talk at the following link.
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DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE OF STUDENTS IS DETRIMENTAL TO THEIR LEARNING

DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE OF STUDENTS IS DETRIMENTAL TO THEIR LEARNING

eQuality Co-leaders and investigators Valerie Steeves, Jane Bailey, Priscilla Regan, and Leslie Shade shared their insights at the “Privacy Implications in the Networked Classroom” event last month. For further information on the role of surveillance and student learning, and to watch the event on-demand, please follow the link below.
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OPEN PARTICIPATION IN POWER: WATCH ONLINE

OPEN PARTICIPATION IN POWER: WATCH ONLINE

Were you unable to attend “Open Participation is Power,” but want to know how the events went? Never fear! You can watch the event online by following the link below. The events were co-hosted by eQuality, OCTEVAW, Ladies Learning Code, and YWCA Canada, and featured Jamia Wilson (Women, Action & the Media), and took place in Ottawa on February 15th, 2017.
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YWCA and Media Smarts Release Guide for Helping youth with online interactions

YWCA and Media Smarts Release Guide for Helping youth with online interactions

Designed to prepare the adults young women turn to when they experience troubles online, whether they be parents/guardians, teachers, mentors, health and wellness providers, law enforcement, and technology professionals.
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eQ’s Jane Bailey and Valerie Steeves Produce Report on Lessons Learned from the eGirls Project

eQuality’s Jane Bailey and Valerie Steeves have recently produced “Big Data, Social Norms and Discrimination: Lessons from The eGirls Project,” a report for the Open Society Foundation. For further information, and to read the report itself, follow the link here.

Leslie Regan Shade Co-Edits Journal on Feminist and Queer Perspectives

eQ co-investigator Leslie Regan Shade has co-edited “Traversing Technologies,” a journal that was created out of a colloquium series that was focused on Feminist and Queer perspectives on techno-science. To peruse the articles, follow the link to “Traversing Technologies” here.

EQUALITY COLLABORATOR ANNE CHEUNG PREPARES NEW PROJECT

eQuality collaborator Professor Anne Cheung partnered with Professor Jane Bailey, Dr. Edward Chan, Dr. Yongxi Chen, and, Dr. Dennis Chun-Lok Fung on “Tackling Cyberbullying by Enhancing Privacy Protection: A Comparative and an Interdisciplinary Study.” For more information, please click here.

EQUALITY COLLABORATOR SHAHEEN SHARIFF AWARDED SSHRC GRANT

eQuality Collaborator Shaheen Shariff was recently awarded a multi-million dollar SSHRC Partnership Grant for “A Multi-Sector Partnership to Investigate and Develop Policy and practice Models to Dismantle ‘Rape Culture’ in Universities.” For more information, please click here.

Professor Ruparelia wins Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Professor Rakhi Ruparelia was recently awarded the 2016 CALT Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning for her article “Guilty Displeasures: White Resistance in the Social Justice Classroom.” The paper, which can be read here, is focused on the experience of being a racialized women teaching white students about Critical Race Theory and the complicated emotions experienced by students.

 

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