Events

WCER and its projects host dozens of lectures, panels discussions and other events throughout the year, including the Wisconsin Ideas in Education and Carl A. Grant series, and the annual UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair.

Nearly all these events are free, and open to the campus community, as well as to other educators, community leaders and members of the interested public.

You can scroll event descriptions beginning with the most current on this page, get a larger view and subscribe to WCER’s Google calendar, visit the individual pages for each type of event or use the search.


WIES Series: The Role of Social Context in Beginning Teacher Development

Peter Youngs, Associate Professor of Education, University of Virginia

September 21, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Series Featuring Betsy DiSalvo

Betsy DiSalvo, Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech

October 5, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Series Featuring Jeff Karpicke

Jeffrey D. Karpicke, James V. Bradley Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University

November 2, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair

Plan ahead to present at or attend the third annual UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair, The fair includes a lecture from a visiting speaker & provides an opportunity to learn about the latest in education research.

February 23, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street



Past Events

Lunch and Learn Speaker Series: Discussion and Listening Session With the Director

Robert Mathieu, Director of WCER

May 16, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America

Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

May 6, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: Healthier Students Are Better Learners

Charles Basch, Richard March Hoe Professor of Health and Education, Columbia University

April 29, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Multi-modal Voicing & Scale in Documentary Media

Eva Lam, Associate Professor, Learning Sciences, Asian American Studies, Northwestern University

April 28, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Teaching to Empower: Active Learning Practices in High Enrollment Courses

Kathleen O'Connell and Theresa Pesavento, Sr Learning Technology Consultant, DoIT Academic Tech; Instructional Tech Consultant, L&S Learning Support Svcs

April 27, 2016, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Union South, Varsity Hall


WIES Series: Everyday Life Settings for Environmental Learning and Stewardship

Nicole M. Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education

April 27, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


MSAN Institute

April 26, 2016, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Union South, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Political Polarization and the Ethics of Teaching about Partisanship

Paula McAvoy, Program Director, Center for Ethics and Education

April 25, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street


Instructional Leadership for K-8 Science: Supervising Science in the Era of Reform

Rebecca Löwenhaupt, Ass't Professor, Boston College

April 25, 2016, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar Series: The Whole Really is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts!

Marni Brownell, Senior Research Scientist, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy

April 22, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street