Other Series

WCER and its projects present lectures, workshops and networking series developed for a variety of audiences, including students, faculty, staff and colleagues of UW–Madison, as well as stakeholders, such as educators, public officials, community leaders and the interested public.

Current series include:

HOPE Lab Speaker Series

Interdisciplinary Training Program Seminar in Education Sciences

Practical Wisdom

This bi-weekly discussion series connects graduate students with peers and experts on topics integral to professional success in education research. Topics selected generally are not taught in common coursework, yet are necessary for success in an education researcher’s career. The series is jointly sponsored by the Wisconsin Collaborative Education Research Network (The Network), Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences (ITP) and Doctoral Research Program (DRP).

Qualitative Methods Group Lectures



Past Events

The Consortium for Chicago School Research’s Approach to Translational Research

Jenny Nagaoka & Eliza Moeller, Deputy Director & Research Analyst, UChicago Consortium

March 4, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Qualitative Research Methods Group: How the Field Can Learn From Variation

Anthony Bryk, President, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

March 1, 2016, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Qualitative Research Methods Group: Musing about Improvement, Equity, and Social Justice

Louis Gomez, Education Department Chair, University of California Los-Angeles

March 1, 2016, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP: Closing Achievement Gaps with a Utility-Value Intervention

Judith Harackiewicz, Professor of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

February 19, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Translational Workshop: The Houston Research Consortium’s Approach to Translational Research

Ruth Lopez Turley, Director of the Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC)

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


Engaging in Research-Practice Partnerships: Lessons Learned from the MSAN Consortium

Madeline Hafner, Executive Director of the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN)

January 26, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


State of Higher Education: ITP Panel Discussion

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