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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 »

MSU, U-M to study major Michigan education reforms

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University – in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Education – will use a five-year, $5.9 million grant to assess two education reforms designed to promote college attendance and workplace success. U-M’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy received the grant from the U.S. Department… Read More »