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Environmental choices and the power of social networks

Environmental choices and the power of social networks

The choices an individual makes about environmental issues are affected by family, friends and others in a person’s social network. Michigan State University scientists are studying how to harness the power of social networks to better communicate sustainability science. Ken Frank, professor of measurement and quantitative methods, is one of three speakers participating in a… Read More »

Ken Frank writes in book on social networks & school reform

Ken Frank writes in book on social networks & school reform

Professor Ken Frank of the Measurement & Quantitative Methods program has co-authored two chapters in a new volume about the role of relational ties among teachers and educational leaders. Social Network Theory and Educational Change is edited by Alan J. Daly and published by Harvard Education Press. Frank studies schools as organizations, social networks and… Read More »

Class-size effects and more: Q&A with Spyros Konstantopoulos

Class-size effects and more: Q&A with Spyros Konstantopoulos

DIW DC, an economics think tank in Washington, recently featured an interview with College of Education Associate Professor Spyros Konstantopoulos. Check out the newsletter (page 7) to learn more about his research on class-size effects, the role of early childhood education and his overall thoughts on American education. Konstantopoulos, who joined the MSU faculty in… Read More »