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Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Ray Reichenberg

Ray Reichenberg, MAP Academy research assistant professor, led the first Spring 2021 Methodology Applications Series presentation Feb. 5.

Ray Reichenberg, research assistant professor at the Nebraska Academy of Methodology, Analytics and Psychometrics, led the first presentation of the Spring 2021 Methodology Applications Series Feb. 5.

Video is now available of his presentation, “Modern Psychometric Approaches for Diagnostic Assessment. Full Article

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Kejin Lee

Kejin Lee, MAP Academy research assistant professor, led the first Fall 2020 Methodology Applications Series presentation Sept. 11.

Kejin Lee, research assistant professor at the Nebraska Academy of Methodology, Analytics and Psychometrics, led the first presentation of the Fall 2020 Methodology Applications Series Sept. 11.

Video is now available of her presentation, “Measuring Time-to-Event: Introduction to Survival Analysis.” Full Article

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Michael Hebert

Michael Hebert, associate professor of special education and communication disorders, led a May 1 virtual presentation in the Spring 2020 Methodology Applications Series. About 40 people attended his presentation via Zoom video conference.

His presentation, “Seeing the Forest Plot for the Trees: Using Meta-Analysis to Synthesize Research,” is now available on video. Full Article

MAP Academy’s Chen earns Dean’s Fellowship

Donna Chen, MAP Academy graduate research assistant, has earned a 2020-21 Dean’s Fellowship through the Office of Graduate Studies.

Donna Chen, MAP Academy graduate research assistant, has earned a Dean’s Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year through the Office of Graduate Studies for her “outstanding academic performance and scholarly potential.”

Chen is a fifth-year doctoral student in the Quantitative, Qualitative and Psychometric Methods program. She is working primarily on the Equity in Engineering and TAPP Latino projects. Full Article

Video available for HyeonJin Yoon’s MAP Academy presentation

HyeonJin Yoon, CYFS research assistant professor, leads a March 13 presentation in the Spring 2020 Methodology Applications Series at the Nebraska Union.
HyeonJin Yoon, CYFS research assistant professor, leads a March 13 presentation in the Spring 2020 Methodology Applications Series at the Nebraska Union.

HyeonJin Yoon, CYFS research assistant professor, led a March 13 presentation in the Spring 2020 Methodology Applications Series at the Nebraska Union. Her presentation, “Regression Discontinuity Designs in Social Science Research: Causal Inference of Cutoff-Based Programs,” is now available on video. Full Article

NAECR Knowledge: Best practices, considerations for using publicly available data sets

Lorey Wheeler, CYFS research associate professor, answers a question during the Feb. 27 NAECR Knowledge event examining how to access and use publicly available data sets for early childhood research.
Lorey Wheeler, MAP Academy co-director and research associate professor, answers a question during the Feb. 27 NAECR Knowledge event, “Accessing and Using Publicly Available Data Sets.”

A wide range of data sets is publicly available to researchers in all fields. But some are easier to access than others.

More than 20 early childhood researchers gathered in person and via videoconference Feb. 27 for the NAECR Knowledge event, “Accessing and Using Publicly Available Data Sets.” Natalie Koziol and Lorey Wheeler of the MAP Academy discussed the best ways to access and use publicly available data sets. They particularly emphasized how to effectively utilize early childhood data sets. Full Article

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Natalie Koziol

Natalie Koziol, CYFS research assistant professor, leads a Methodology Applications Series presentation Feb. 7 in the Nebraska Union.
Natalie Koziol, CYFS research assistant professor, leads a Methodology Applications Series presentation Feb. 7 in the Nebraska Union.

Natalie Koziol, CYFS research assistant professor, led a Feb. 7 presentation in the Spring 2020 Methodology Applications Series. Her presentation, “Pursuing Causal Inferences in the Absence (or Failure) of Random Assignment: An Introduction to Propensity Score Analysis,” is now available on video. Full Article