IS 546 Intellectual Freedom and Censorship
Examines intellectual freedom issues throughout the United States and the world. Approaches intellectual freedom as an ethical issue based in interpretations of the First Amendment and the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. The course encourages information professionals to view commitment to intellectual freedom as a core professional value and gives students the opportunity to develop skills and strategies needed to navigate censorship controversies in the workplace.
Understand the relationship between intellectual freedom and human rights.
Understand the core ethical principles of intellectual freedom and apply them to professional practice.
Be familiar with intellectual freedom issues in national and international contexts.
IS546AOTue, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pmOnlineAll other students need department approval. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Emily Knox
- 8 weeks
- Credit hours