Individuals with serious mental illness or substance use issues generally have more serious physical health problems than the general population; yet this population has difficulty accessing appropriate medical care through the traditional health care system. Lutheran Family Services and People’s Health Center have developed the Health 360 program, a new integrated approach which provides behavioral […]
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Loizzo, J. & Ertmer, P.A. (2016). MooCocracy: The Learning Culture of Massive Open Online Courses. Educational Technology Research and Development, 64(6): 1013. doi.org/10.1007/s11423-016-9444-7
This project investigates cumulative influences on early learning and achievement for young children at economic disadvantage across rural and urban settings in Nebraska through three complementary and prospective studies. This research will provide reliable information for policymakers and practitioners to understand variations in practices that augment transitions and early learning; determine malleable factors that improve […]
Muhlberger, P. & Pytlik-Zillig, L. (2016). Big Data Changes Everything: The Shifting Ethical Ground of Big Data Social Research. Presented at the University of Chicago Convening on Urban Data Science, Chicago, IL.
Agency Theory: Toward a Framework for Research in the Public’s Support for and Understanding of Science
Muhlberger, P., & Pytlik-Zillig, L. (2016). Agency Theory: Toward a Framework for Research in the Public’s Support for and Understanding of Science. In J. Godwin (Ed.), Confronting the Challenges of Public Participation: Issues in Environmental, Planning and Health Decision-Making (pp. 109–136). Ames, Iowa: Science Communication Project.
University of Nebraska Public Policy Center, Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities, and University of Nebraska Lincoln Bureau of Sociological Research (2015). Nebraska Recycling Study. Lincoln, Nebraska: Authors.
The Public Policy Center, as a member of the Nebraska Civic Health Partnership spearheaded by Nebraskans for Civic Reform, have put together the first-ever Civic Health Index for the state of Nebraska. This Index is designed to be an interactive tool with targeted action items for all Nebraska communities to increase civic health and retain […]
The Greater Omaha Regional Education Data Working Group wanted to develop an understanding of the region’s educational outcomes from cradle-to-career. The Public Policy Center assisted the 25 member work group by providing facilitation and measure identification expertise during the project’s launch phase. Collaborating with the Center were Dr. Helen Raikes, UNL Center for Research on […]