The STEM TRAIL Center invites you to another installment of their summer programming titled "From Meta to Micro: The Breadth of Social Network Analysis and Its Potential Impact in Grants" with Tracie Reding, Ed.D.
Reding will review the basics of Social Network Analysis (SNA) while providing examples of its application at the Meta-, Meso-, and Micro-analysis levels. She will also review how SNA has been used to enhance recent grant proposals. This talk is geared toward anyone interested in learning a trending and growing research area with implications in multiple disciplines.
Zoom information is available upon RSVP.
About Tracie Reding, Ed.D.
Reding serves as the STEM Education and Outreach Coordinator at the University of Nebraska Omaha, where she coordinates the campus STEM outreach efforts including campus outreach events, assembling outreach teams of students and faculty, and conceptualizing outreach initiatives. She also serves as the outreach liaison between the different UNO STEM related colleges and the College of Education, as well as working closely with the various STEM faculty leadership on campus and the Director of the Omaha Citywide STEM Ecosystem. The main objective of her position is the enhancement of existing STEM outreach programs and the development of new programming. Her research employs Social Network Analysis to study the dynamic nature of professional and advice networks within STEM education efforts as well as using Social Network Analysis to help strategically collaborate and maximize efficacy of STEM programs and research. She has presented her work both nationally and internationally and is published in a variety of journals. She is an adjunct professor and teaches Science Methods for Elementary Teachers at UNO. Reding also has a combined ten years of experience as a high school science teacher and science curriculum specialist in a K-12 setting.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.