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Week 1

8 hours to complete

Free Speech on Campus Teach-Out

8 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 143 min), 16 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Introduction2m
Faculty Opinion, Professor Niehoff: Freedom of Speech - History and Legal Theory27m
Student Opinion, Jesse Arm: Free Speech as a Marketplace of Ideas9m
Faculty Opinion, Professor Chavous: The Social Environment and Individual Outcomes17m
Faculty Opinion, Professor Berg: Limitations on Free Speech15m
Student Opinion, Hoai An Pham: "Hate Speech" on Campus12m
Faculty Opinion, Professor Torres: Trigger Warnings, Historical Context6m
Student Opinion, Jacob Thorne: Trigger Warnings4m
Student Opinion, Mateusz Borowiecki: Trigger Warnings14m
Interview with U of M President Mark Schlissel20m
U of M Student Voices on Free Speech3m
Kentaro Toyama's Response to the Executive Order3m
Conclusion2m
16 readings
What is a Teach-Out?10m
Groundrules for Engagement10m
Free Speech on Campus: Background10m
The History of the Term "Free Speech"10m
20th Century "American" Views of Free Speech10m
Questioning 20th Century Views of Free Speech10m
Free Speech in the Classroom: Trigger Warnings10m
University of Chicago Welcome Letter10m
External Video: Van Jones on Trigger Warnings10m
Campus Views on Free Speech10m
Student Responses: What Does "Free Speech" Mean to You?10m
President Trump's Executive Order on Free Speech on Campus10m
Kentaro Toyama Responds to the Executive Order10m
Additional Readings: Free Speech Executive Order and the U-M Bias Response Team10m
Conclusion10m
Suggested Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Considering Problems of Free Speech on Campus30m

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