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Program supports faculty engaged in field-based human subjects research


 
A new funding opportunity is available to support faculty engaged in field-based human subjects research.

The MAP Academy invites interdisciplinary faculty across all campuses to submit proposals for the Applied Analytics and Data Infrastructure (AADI) Catalyst Program — an initiative to support the rigor of high-quality, field-based human research at the University of Nebraska. This program is made possible through a grant from the Nebraska Research Initiative. Full Article

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Carrie Clark, Amanda Prokasky

From left, Amanda Prokasky, MAP Academy senior research specialist, and Carrie Clark, associate professor of educational psychology, answer questions about wearable technology during the Fall 2023 Methodology Applications Series presentation at the Nebraska Union Dec. 8.

Carrie Clark, associate professor of educational psychology, and Amanda Prokasky, senior research specialist at the MAP Academy, led the final presentation of the Fall 2023 Methodology Applications Series Dec. 8.

Video is now available of Clark and Prokasky’s presentation, “Capturing Life in Motion: Leveraging Wearable Technology for Human Subjects Research.” Full Article

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Scott Frohn

Scott Frohn, senior manager of assessment and psychometrics at Workera.ai, leads the first presentation of the Fall 2023 Methodology Applications Series Sept. 22 at the Nebraska Union.

Scott Frohn, senior manager of assessment and psychometrics at Workera.ai, led the first presentation of the Fall 2023 Methodology Applications Series Sept. 22.

Video is now available of Frohn’s presentation, “Putting ChatGPT to the Test: Practical Applications of Large Language Models for Assessment Development.” Full Article

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Joseph Gardella

Joseph Gardella, postdoctoral research associate at the Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory, led the third and final presentation of the Spring 2023 Methodology Applications Series May 5.

Video is now available of Gardella’s virtual presentation, “Implementation Lessons from a Fully Online Pilot Intervention for LGBTQIA2S+ Teens to Reduce Dating Violence and Alcohol Use.” Full Article

Video available from MAP Academy presentation featuring Eric Brown

Eric Brown, associate professor at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, led the second presentation of the Spring 2023 Methodology Applications Series March 31.

Video is now available of Brown’s virtual presentation, “Implementation of Preventive Interventions for Youth Drug Use in the International Arena: A Road Paved with Good Intentions.” Full Article

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Jim Bovaird


James Bovaird, MAP Academy co-director, led the first presentation of the Spring 2023 Methodology Applications Series March 3.

Video is now available of Bovaird’s virtual presentation, “Treatment Fidelity from a Measurement Perspective.”

Treatment fidelity is a multifaceted concept that can be very difficult to measure well. During his presentation, Bovaird drew parallels between treatment fidelity and general psychological and educational measurement, focusing on the concepts of construct explication, reliability, validity and the potential benefits of utilizing treatment fidelity information — or the consequences of failing to do so. Full Article

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Kristy Feden

Kristy Feden, senior director of special services for the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, School District, led the second presentation of the Fall 2022 Methodology Applications Series Nov. 11.

Video is now available of Feden’s virtual presentation, “Lessons from the Field: What it Really Takes to Move from Research to Practice in a Large Urban School District.” Full Article