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

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


WIES Series: The Intertwined Development of Spacial & Numerical Cognition

Nora Newcombe, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University

April 20, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar Series: Teacher Effects on Complex Cognitive Skills and Social-Emotional Competencies

Matthew A. Kraft, Assistant Professor of Education, Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University

April 15, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street


Promoting Readiness: A Symposium of Perspectives/Practices

Dr. Jane Powers & Dr. Annalee Good, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University & co-Director of the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative

April 13, 2016, 2:30 - 5:00 pm, Nancy Nicholas Hall, Room 1199


DataViz: Visualizing Research & Evaluation Results

Ann K. Emery, Data analysis, visualization consultant

April 7, 2016, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street


John Dewey’s “Democracy & Education” at 100, Day 2

April 1, 2016, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: Pushing Teachers Out: Effects of State Policy on Teacher Attrition

Rachel Feldman, Doctoral Candidate in Educational Policy Studies

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


John Dewey’s “Democracy & Education” at 100, Day 1

March 31, 2016, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, Town Center Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


WIES Series “An Act of Knowing”

David H. Clemens, Artist in Residence, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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


The Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative: An Update on Outreach, Interest & Projects

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


ITP Seminar “What questions should we ask about a charter school and what will the answers tell us?”

Harry Brighouse, Professor of Philosophy, Affiliate Professor of Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison

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


DataViz Part 1: Visualizing Research and Evaluation Results

Ann K. Emery, Data analysis and visualization consultant

March 18, 2016, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 466, 1025 West Johnson Street


Practical Wisdom Series: How to Make the Most of the AREA Conference

March 17, 2016, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (room 159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES: Effects of Retrieval Practice on Learning: Moving Toward the Real World

Lisa Fazio, Assistant Professor, Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University

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