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Stanford Social Innovation Review
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Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Stanford Social Innovation Review is a magazine written "for and by ... (more)

The Stanford Social Innovation Review is a magazine written "for and by social change leaders in the nonprofit, business, and government sectors who view collaboration as key to solving environmental, social, and economic justice issues." Visitors can look on the website for timely articles on nonprofit management, philanthropy, and global issues. The elegance of the homepage makes it quite easy to navigate and a handy search feature makes it easy to locate items of particular interest. A good deal of the content here is available at no charge and users can scroll on over to the Most Read Articles and Most Read Blog Posts to get an idea of where to start. Additionally, a number of webinars are available at no charge, such as the recent, "Data-Driven Strategy in the Social Sector." Visitors can also explore some podcasts that deal with social entrepreneurship and supply chain management. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
First Step: What is social responsibility?
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First Step: What is social responsibility?

In the first step article we have as an objective explains what ... (more)

In the first step article we have as an objective explains what is social responsibility and its new parameters considering the implications of social programs in Brazil. From this first study, we hope to earn some knowledge about some lines of brazilian's education. Then we will going to start studying law. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Luiz Felipe Nobre Braga
Social Responsibility: The relation between law and education.
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Social Responsibility: The relation between law and education.

The purpose of the present article is to discuss the new parameters ... (more)

The purpose of the present article is to discuss the new parameters of social responsibility associated with the knowledge earned from the study about the relation between law and education. For this, we will consider the implantations of a social program in Brazil. It is an intervention research (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Readings
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Luiz Felipe Nobre Braga
Three Views of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
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Three Views of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)

This module explores different models of CSR (corporate social responsibility) including a ... (more)

This module explores different models of CSR (corporate social responsibility) including a shareholder model (based on the arguments of Milton Friedman), the stakeholder model (based on the work of Evan and Freeman), and an alliance model advocated by Patricia Werhane. Students will develop a framework based on an exercise to determine a social contract between society and business. They will use this social contract to assess each CSR approaches. Then they will develop a CSR program for the hypothetical corporation, Burger Man. (Based on an exercise developed by Paul Thompson.) This module is being developed as a part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Development of Ethics Across the Curriculum Resources and Sharing of Best Practices," NSF-SES-0551779. It is currently being used in the courses "Business, Society and Government" and "Corporate Leadership and Social Responsibility" being taught at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez (less)

Subject:
Business
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Jose A. Cruz-cruz
William Frey
Business for Social Responsibility Homepage
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Business for Social Responsibility Homepage

A nonprofit organization, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) provides information, tools, training ... (more)

A nonprofit organization, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) provides information, tools, training and advisory services to make corporate social responsibility an integral part of business operations and strategies. (less)

Subject:
Technology
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Reference
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Social Responsibility Using "Incident at Morales"
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Social Responsibility Using "Incident at Morales"

This exercise in Social Responsibility uses the DVD developed by the National ... (more)

This exercise in Social Responsibility uses the DVD developed by the National Institute for Engineering Ethics, "Incident at Morales" to teach the social responsibility in business and engineering. It also raises issues of how professionals must work to (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Homework and Assignments
Readings
Syllabi
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
William Frey
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR)
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Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR)

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR) WWW server. CPSR is a non-profit, ... (more)

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR) WWW server. CPSR is a non-profit, public interest organization concerned with the effects of computers on society. CPSR is supported by its membership and has chapters throughout the country. (less)

Subject:
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
Audio Gallery: Scientists and Social Responsibility
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Audio Gallery: Scientists and Social Responsibility

This online audio gallery is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a ... (more)

This online audio gallery is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Scientists and Social Responsibility, part of the Frontiers in Physical Science seminar, is available in broadband and modem formats and with a printable PDF transcript. The audio discuss some of the social-responsibility issues that scientists are grappling with today. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Education
Material Type:
Audio Lectures
Reference
Provider:
American Museum of Natural History
Provider Set:
American Museum of Natural History
American Visionaries: Frederick Douglass
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American Visionaries: Frederick Douglass

features items owned by the famous abolitionist, human rights and women's rights ... (more)

features items owned by the famous abolitionist, human rights and women's rights activist, orator, author, journalist, publisher, and social reformer. The site consists of enlargeable images of items in the museum and archival collections at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site at Cedar Hill, Southeast Washington, DC. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
National Park Service
Provider Set:
National Park Service
American Visionaries: Thomas Moran
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American Visionaries: Thomas Moran

features paintings and sketches of the noted American landscape painter. Moran's pencil ... (more)

features paintings and sketches of the noted American landscape painter. Moran's pencil and watercolor field sketches and paintings captured the grandeur and documented the extraordinary terrain and natural features of the Yellowstone region. His artwork was presented to members of Congress by park proponents and helped inspire Congress to establish the National Park System in 1916. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
National Park Service
Provider Set:
National Park Service
Eleanor Roosevelt: American Visionary
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Eleanor Roosevelt: American Visionary

features photos and artifacts from the life of one of the most ... (more)

features photos and artifacts from the life of one of the most dynamic and controversial First Ladies in U.S. history. She was the first First Lady to hold regular press conferences and to routinely travel the nation. She held prestigious positions throughout her life, serving as delegate to the newly founded United Nations, draftee of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and chair of the first Presidential Commission on the Status of Women. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
National Park Service
Provider Set:
National Park Service
American Visionaries: Frederick Douglass
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American Visionaries: Frederick Douglass

A champion of human rights, as well as a brilliant orator and ... (more)

A champion of human rights, as well as a brilliant orator and author, Frederick Douglass was one of the most influential leaders of social reform during the nineteenth century. This online exhibit, provided by the National Park Service's Museum Management Program as part of its American Visionaries series, chronicles the history of Douglass, his ideas, and his influence. The site features a time line and several articles, but the strength of this exhibit is its numerous images, provided by the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. (less)

Subject:
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
Visionary
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Visionary

Lars Liden of Boston University's Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems produced ... (more)

Lars Liden of Boston University's Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems produced this browsable online dictionary of over 350 terms related to human and animal vision, from Amblyopia to Zollner Illusion, and including "biological and machine vision, visual psychophysics, visual neuroscience and other related fields." Entries offer brief descriptions with occasional graphics and hot-linked cross references to related terms. There are also appendices of specialized terms, including one on the Cortical Areas, which maps each definition to its location on an outline of a Rhesus monkey brain. (less)

Subject:
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
Author:
Liden, Lars.
Doing the right thing: corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace
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Doing the right thing: corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace

Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading ... (more)

Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in. Professor Jeremy Moon (Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School and Director of the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility) discusses some of the challenges faced by modern companies in responding to the various pressures driving them to focus on contributing to society as well as on business performance. He also talks about the big challenges ahead for international business and what role The University of Nottingham Business School can provide in further developing its teaching and research to best prepare graduates for success in the current climate. (less)

Subject:
Business
Material Type:
Audio Lectures
Provider:
U-NOW
Provider Set:
University of Nottingham Open Courseware
Off the Map – Visionary Inventions.
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Off the Map – Visionary Inventions.

In this activity, students will look at some visionary artists from the ... (more)

In this activity, students will look at some visionary artists from the Off the Map Web site who are also inventors. They should think about what it means to be an inventor, how inventions can be considered art, and create inventions of their own. Grades 4-6 (less)

Subject:
Arts
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Readings
Provider:
PBS
Provider Set:
PBS
Ethical Practice: Professionalism, Social Responsibility, and the Purpose of the Corporation, Spring 2010
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Ethical Practice: Professionalism, Social Responsibility, and the Purpose of the Corporation, Spring 2010

This course is an introduction to ethics in business, with a focus ... (more)

This course is an introduction to ethics in business, with a focus on business management. Over the course of thirteen sessions, students explore theoretical concepts in business ethics, and cases representing the challenges they will likely face as managers. Individual sessions take the form of moderated discussion, with occasional short lectures from instructor. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Homework and Assignments
Readings
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Hafrey, Leigh
Visionary: A Dictionary for the Study of Vision
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Visionary: A Dictionary for the Study of Vision

Written and Maintained by Dr. Lars Liden of the Department of Cognitive ... (more)

Written and Maintained by Dr. Lars Liden of the Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems at Boston University, the Visionary is just what it says. Users can click on any letter and find a list of important terms, some with illustrations as well as links to related terms. The Visionary includes three appendices for the Cortical Areas, Grossberg, and Marr. Overall, this site would be a useful tool for both students and instructors in the fields of optometry, ophthalmology, or any optic-related vocation. (less)

Subject:
Life Science
Education
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Reference
Provider:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Provider Set:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Author:
Liden, Lars
Paper-prototype socially responsive games with verbs
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Paper-prototype socially responsive games with verbs

This is the recipe for workshop, where participants hack the rules of ... (more)

This is the recipe for workshop, where participants hack the rules of existing videogames in response to topical issues, and prototype new games that are vessels of alternative values and messages. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
Individual Authors
Provider Set:
Individual Authors
Author:
Matteo Menapace
Paolo Pedercini
Una Lee
The Social Responsibilities of Scientists and Science
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The Social Responsibilities of Scientists and Science

The following article is based on Dr. Pauling's address at the annual ... (more)

The following article is based on Dr. Pauling's address at the annual Convention of the National Science Teachers Association in New York City, April 3. This article was first published in May, 1966. (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Provider:
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Provider Set:
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Learning Center
Author:
Linus Pauling
CPSR-GLOBAL: Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
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CPSR-GLOBAL: Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

CPSR-GLOBAL is a moderated Listserv for uniting people all over the world ... (more)

CPSR-GLOBAL is a moderated Listserv for uniting people all over the world who want to talk about: decisions the USA will make on the information infrastructure, or NII, that will affect the rest of the world--we want the NII to be a positive force for a GII (global information infrastructure) issues of national identity, "cultural pollution," and international communication and the GII the new emerging GII world culture international issues of security and privacy and computer law international issues of computer development (keyboards, safety) issues of design language And whatever other global issues you want to discuss Right now the list will be predominately in English, because it's the lingua franca of the Net. It is a MODERATED list. That means any posts which are not "on topic" or inflammatory will be filtered out. To subscribe send email to: listserv@cpsr.org in the body of the message type: SUBSCRIBE CPSR-GLOBAL yourfirstname yourlastname (less)

Subject:
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
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