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

Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series: ICAP: A Theoretical Framework for Active Learning

Michelene Chi, Professor of Science and Teaching, Arizona State University

February 1, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Lunch and Learn Series: Why Equity?

Erika C. Bullock, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education and Assistant to the Editor-in- Chief, Journal of Urban Mathematics Education

January 30, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: Citizen Sociolinguistics: What is it? Why do it?

Betsy Rymes, Professor and Chair of Educational Linguistics University of Pennsylvania

December 14, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Book Launch for ‘Beyond the Skills Gap’

Matthew Hora, Assistant Professor in Adult Teaching and Learning in the Department of Liberal Arts and Applied Studies

December 9, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 PM, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: Improving Instructional Data Use

Martin West, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

December 9, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 PM, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: School Privatization and Black Teacher Decline

Terrenda C. White, Assistant Professor Educational Foundations, Policy & Practice, University of Colorado

December 6, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Translational Workshop: Working with the Press to Get the Word Out

Eric Grodsky, Moderator, Associate Professor of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies, UW-Madison

December 2, 2016, 12:00 - 2:00 PM, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Series: Milestones and Musings from Movement to Math

Dor Abrahamson, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of California - Berkeley

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


Lunch and Learn Series: Explore “Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City”

Kate McCleary, Facilitator

November 21, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar: The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance

Thomas S. Dee, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Stanford Graduate School of Education

November 18, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: School of Education Alumni Panel: Where Are They Now?

SoE Alumni, Eight graduates of UW–Madison's School of Education

November 16, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: Using Multiple Discontinuities to Estimate Effects of Public Need-Based Aid for College

Drew Anderson, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Financial Security, UW–Madison

November 11, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Translational Workshop: Research Practice Partnerships in Wisconsin

Panel with Eric Camburn, Peter Goff, Kurt Kiefer, Robert Mathieu, Beth Vaade, Representing ELPA, DPI, WCER and MMSD

November 4, 2016, 12:00 - 2:00, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Series: Retrieval-Based Learning: Active Retrieval Promotes Meaningful Learning

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


Lunch and Learn: Practical Reflections upon and Responses to Homelessness

Peter Miller, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, UW-Madison

October 31, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street