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ItemDarrell Rushton Application for Regent’s Faculty Award for Creative Activity(2018) Rushton, Darrell; Department of Theatre & DanceDarrell Rushton award nomination for Frostburg State University Regent's Faculty Award for Creative Activity. Fall, 2018 semester. ItemEducational Toolkit: Learning Activities to Better understand and assist individuals living with mental illness(2021) Fanning, JulieDeveloped as part of the capstone requirements of the Doctor of Social Work Degree at Capella University. Capstone Title: Using Social Work Students' Perceptions to impact individuals living with mental illness. This educational toolkit is designed for social work educators, social work students, counseling, and other health care students. The toolkit may also be helpful for mental health and physical health workers and the general community. ItemGM Never Surrendered: Antiunion Politics on Auto Industry Shop Floors during the 1960sWood, Gregory; FSU Department of HistoryThe organizing victories of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) in the automobile factories of the 1930s and 1940s heralded major working-class wins over employers’ antiunion practices during the early-to-mid twentieth century. Autoworkers’ triumphs in Flint, Detroit, and Dearborn, at the large factories of General Motors, the Ford Motor Company, and the Chrysler Corporation signaled a high water mark for organized labor and pointed to a momentous break with the past, as organized workers had now imposed on industrial employers a new balance of power and a new semblance of democracy in what were now unionized plants. Labor and working-class historians’ master narratives of the labor movement in the twentieth-century auto industry most frequently consider the theme of antiunion measures as a set of wrongs that reside in the industry’s brutal past and were significantly checked by unionization from below. However, this paper peers behind the doors of the unionized shop in an effort to highlight some of the ongoing, everyday presence of antiunion culture and its forms in auto industry workplaces, including the UAW’s main base of strength: Michigan. This paper focuses on 2 factories in the GM system -- General Motors’ Pontiac division plant in Pontiac, Michigan; and the Chevrolet Van Nuys, California, plant in the 1960s. As post-World War II conflicts at Pontiac and Van Nuys over managers’ treatment of committeemen and their handling of bulletin boards for the union reveal, antiunion politics and culture on auto industry shop floors outlasted the labor wars of the 1930s and 1940s. Perhaps General Motors never surrendered: The shop floors of unionized auto plants continued to be battlegrounds over the status and presence of organized labor, as a selection of post-World War II National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) cases and surviving UAW records demonstrate. ItemPolarization of the Courts: "Neutrality Fatality"(2021-04-23) Thayer, Jessica; PhilosophyPolarization is a term we find ourselves quite familiar with these days. While different perspectives can be healthy, our nation has seen a level of divide that has started to destroy the very institutions on which this country was founded. The Framers envisioned the judicial branch to be a neutral arbitrator of the law, apart from the whims and emotions of the people. However, we now have a Supreme Court composed of politics instead of justice and rulings based on political preference rather than on constitutional interpretation. In an effort to save our great judicial institution, legal scholars Daniel Epps and Ganesh Sitaraman have proposed a “balanced bench” solution and legal scholars Roger Cramton and Paul Carrington have proposed a “term limit” solution. While both of these solutions are strong, they are in of need of fine-tuning. In this essay, I refine them to arrive at the best possible solution to the polarization problem. ItemPsychology Statistics Course Based Completely on Open Source Materials and Statistical Analysis Applications(2021-06) Bernhardt, Paul; Psychology; Maryland Open Source Textbook InitiativePackage is a course cartridge from Canvas of a course on statistics for psychology students using only open-source materials. The course includes two forms for each of 3 exams, 3 student projects, and 8 chapter homework assignments. The main textbook is a fork of a book using examples from R. The main statistical software package referenced in the materials is a fork of R. The main open-source materials are Navarro & Foxcraft’s Learning Statistics with jamovi: A tutorial for Psychology Students and Other Beginners (version 0.70; DOI: 10.24384/hgc3-7p15 from http://learnstatswithjamovi.com) and the statistical analysis software application, jamovi (www.jamovi.org). All materials in this course cartridge are offered CC: BY-SA. (jamovi is not included, downloadable by all users) ItemRacial Cleansings Against African Americans in the Early 1900s: Forsyth County, Georgia(2021-12-13) Cooper, Olivia; FSU Department of HistoryThis paper focuses on the rising racial tensions in Georgia that led to a racial cleansing against African Americans in Forsyth County in 1912. Other racial cleansings occurred throughout the South in towns where “too many” black people lived. White people were threatened by African Americans especially after claims of sexual assaults against white women “came to light”. The lynching of multiple black men in Georgia including Sam Hose and Rob Edwards helped raise tensions between white people and African Americans, which ultimately led to the racial cleansing. The Atlanta Race “Riot” of 1906 also made black and white people further distrust each other. The racial cleansing of Forsyth County was celebrated by white people all over the South, because racial cleansings were deemed as a way to rid criminals from your community. White people were scared of having black people become successful because they were concerned about their own status. White people were able to massacre African Americans and destroy black communities because ultimately American society still did not view them as people, even decades after slavery was abolished.