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

Children Connecting and Creating with Video-Mediated Technologies

Svetlana Yarosh , Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Minnesota

October 21, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


When Is a Representation Grounded, for Whom, and How Can We Tell?

David Landy, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University

October 7, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Cultivating Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

Chezare A. Warren, Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

October 6, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Exposure to Career and Technical Education: Evidence of Academic Impact from MA High Schools

Shaun M. Dougherty, Assistant Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership, Naeg School of Education, University of Connecticut

September 23, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


(Re)Imagining First Grade: Perspectives From a Texas School Serving Children of Latina/o Immigrants

Jennifer Keys Adair, Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education, University of Texas at Austin

April 29, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Piketty, Wealth and Education: Solution or Problem?

Susan L. Robertson , Centre for Globalisation, Education and Social Futures, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

April 22, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


External and Mental Representation of Numbers

Andreas Obersteiner, Postdoctoral Researcher, Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) School of Education, Munich, Germany

April 14, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Exploring the Benefits of Ethnic Diversity, from Birth to Old Age

Adrienne Nishina, Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, University of California, Davis

April 9, 2015, 12:00 to 1:00 pm , Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Against Captivity: School Discipline and Black Girls in the Afterlife of Slavery

Connie Wun, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Chicago

April 8, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Knowledge-Action Gaps: The Difficulties of Providing Useful Information for Families

Susanna Loeb, Barnett Family Professor of Education, Stanford University

March 18, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Neural and Behavioral Foundations of Early Numeracy

Daniel C. Hyde, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 4, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Equity-Minded Public School Reform

Tina Trujillo, Assistant Professor, University of California–Berkeley

February 27, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Teacher Education in Stressful Times: Recruitment, Retention, Responsibility and Morale

Katy Heyning, Dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

February 18, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


New Governance Through New Policy Networks in Education

Gary Anderson, Professor of Educational Administration at New York University

February 4, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Factors That Influence African-American Males’ Educational STEM Aspirations

James L. Moore III, Ph.D., Ohio State University

December 4, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street