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
Public Participation Archives - Page 2 of 12 - University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
Once again, the Public Policy Center partnered with the City of Lincoln Mayor’s office to gather public opinions on particular issues of importance to Lincoln residents. The 2016 Taking Charge resident survey and Community Conversation addressed issues relating to a budget shortfall, as well as allow residents to given input into future City priorities. Residents […]
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.
Center staff worked with the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) to develop content and materials that NDEQ staff could use during public engagement events held all across the state. Materials were designed to help the general public understand the Clean Power Plan so that they could give informed input on preferred carbon mitigation strategies […]
CLOUD-MAP: Collaboration Leading Operational UAS Development for Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics
Unmanned aerial systems (UASs) can revolutionize the study of the atmosphere, but their routine application for studying and surveilling the atmosphere requires careful consideration of the public response to such proposed use in the United States (US) national airspace system. The Public Policy Center will help CLOUD-MAP project researchers understand likely public reactions to large-scale […]
Understanding Participant Representativeness in Deliberative Events: A Case Study Comparing Probability and Non-Probability Recruitment Strategies
Griffin, J., Abdel-Monem, T., Tomkins, A., Richardson, A., & Jorgensen, S. (2015) Understanding Participant Representativeness in Deliberative Events: A case study comparing probability and non-probability recruitment strategies. Journal of Public Deliberation, 11 (1), article 4.
For several years, the Public Policy Center has collaborated with the City of Lincoln to gather public input on issues important to Lincoln residents. In past years, thousands of Lincoln residents have participated in online surveys and face-to-face conversations that have had a direct impact on decisions made about specific City programs. In 2015, we […]
Prosper Lincoln is an initiative that follows up on the results of Lincoln Vital Signs project reports, which provide a unique and timely opportunity to build conversations and collaborations for addressing community issues in Lincoln. As part of this initiative, the Public Policy Center synthesized data gathered from citywide engagement events that culminated in an […]