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.



Past Events

Applying Cognitive Science Principles to Promote Durable and Efficient Learning

Sean Kang, Dartmouth College, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Director of the Dartmouth Cognition & Education Laboratory

December 3, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Spatial Cognition and STEM Learning: When, How and Why?

David Uttal, Northwestern University, Professor of Psychology

November 19, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


The Land and the Hand or: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Glass

Bryan McGovern Wilson , Fellow of the Creative Glass Center of America, Artist in Residence, The Everglades National Park

November 5, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Reflective Learning Using Immersive Virtual Environments (rLIVEs)

Aroutis N. Foster, School of Education, Drexel University

October 29, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Exploring Academic Resiliency and Educational Experiences of Kenyan and U.S. Adolescent Girls

Tonia Durden, University of Nebraska, Assistant Professor in Child, Youth and Family Studies

October 22, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Exploring the Pervasiveness of Bullying Among Diverse Populations of Students: Using Science to Info

Chad Rose, University of Missouri, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education

October 8, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Motivational Environments: Strategies for Advanced Personalized Learning and Intelligent Creativity

Winslow Burleson , Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Informatics, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

September 24, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall