Matt Fritz, assistant professor of educational psychology, led the first spring presentation in the 2017-18 Methodology Applications Series on Jan. 26. His presentation, “Time is on my side: What British rock bands can teach us about designing longitudinal studies,” is now available via video.
The Nebraska Academy for Early Childhood Research has released the Find a Researcher database, an online directory of early childhood researchers. The database enables faculty to identify potential research partners from across the University of Nebraska system. Searches can be customized by researchers’ specific content areas, populations of interest, preferred research approach, research tools and methods.
Implementing standard measurements of early childhood development and learning worldwide has its challenges. But University of Nebraska researchers are working with the United Nations and other international organizations to ensure global measurement tools are not restrained by borders.
Stephen Scott, associate professor of computer science and engineering, led a fall semester presentation in the 2017 Methodology Applications Series on Friday, Nov. 3. The presentation, “An Introduction to Machine Learning,” is now available via video.
A family partnership program developed by University of Nebraska researchers shows promise for addressing challenges related to early childhood obesity.
With an interdisciplinary team representing three Nebraska campuses, Brandy Clarke, assistant professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, led a pilot study for the program: Partners in Health: In it Together (PHIT).
When parents and teachers work together, student behavior improves, along with their academic and social skills, according to a recent CYFS study.
Using the research-based program known as Teachers and Parents as Partners, the study examined how emphasis on strong relationships between schools and families in rural communities affects children’s outcomes. TAPP supports collaboration between teachers and parents to enhance students’ academic and social skills, and behavior.