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

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


QRMG Series: Critical Bifocality: The Dynamics of Privilege and Marginalization

Lois Weis and Michelle Fine, Distinguished Professor Educational Leadership and Policy SUNY, Buffalo; Distinguished Professor Psychology CUNY Graduate Center

March 14, 2016, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Series: The Promises and Pitfals of Measuring Community College Quality

Michal Kurlaender, Associate Professor, Chair of the Graduate Group in Education, and Chancellor’s Fellow, UC-Davis

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


How to Build a Better Future STEM Faculty

Mark Connolly, Associate Research Scientist, WCER

March 7, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


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


WIES: The Specificity of Black Suffering

Michael Dumas, Assistant Professor, University of California–Berkeley

March 2, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


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


UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair

James T. Minor, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

February 29, 2016, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: The National Education Agenda and the Role of Innovation

James T. Minor, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

February 29, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard 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


WIES: Gendered Dynamics at Home and at School

Simone Ispa-Landa, Northwestern University

February 17, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIDA 10th Anniversary Celebration

February 9, 2016, 3:00 - 5:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Preparing Elementary Teachers for Ambitious Science Teaching

Elizabeth Davis, Associate Professor of Science Education, Chair of Elementary Teacher Education, University of Michigan

February 3, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


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