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

Future Ready: Why Schools Will Matter in the Digital World

S. Craig Watkins, Professor of Radio-Television-Film and the Center for African and African American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

November 5, 2018, Noon - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Internships and Experiential Learning in a Chinese University: A Report from the Field

Matthew Hora, Director of CCWT and Assistant Professor of Adult and Higher Education, UW-Madison

November 5, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Interdisciplinary Training Program CANCELLED

Julie Booth, Temple University, Sponsor: ITP

October 19, 2018, noon to 1:30 p.m., 253 Educational Sciences


The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America

Richard Rothstein, Distinguished Fellow, Economic Policy Institute & Senior Fellow, Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Sponsor: CEE

October 18, 2018, 4:30 - 6:00, 2120 Kellner Hall, Graingiere Hall


The Vocational Significance of Cultural Identity

Angela Byars-Winston, Professor, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Sponsor: CCWT

October 18, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00, 259 Educational Sciences, 1025 W. Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: Excellent Content Teaching for Multilingual Students

Kara Mitchell Viesca, Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education, University of Nebraska

October 17, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Wisconsin Idea in Education Series Lecture CANCELLED

Kara Mitchel Viesca, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Sponsor: WCER, Early Career Faculty

October 17, 2018, 12:30-1:30, 159 Education Building


The Importance of Meaning: Going Beyond Mixed Methods to Turn Big Data into Real Understanding

David Williamson Shaffer, Director & Principal Investigator, Epistemic Analytics, Sponsor: E.I. Initiative and DoIT

October 16, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00, Union South (See TITU for room details), 1308 W. Dayton Street


Retrospective Item and Survey Design for Workshop Evaluation

Christine Bell, Evaluator, The LEAD Center

October 8, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Teacher Speakout! Rural Education Roundtable Discussion & Collaborative Dialogue

October 5, 2018, 1 - 4:45, Morgridge Commons & Wisconsin Idea Room (159), UW-Madison Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture: Games & Learning: Use Cases

Mike Beall, Director, Gear Learning

October 3, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


National Symposium on College Internship Research

September 28, 2018, 9:00 - 6:00, Pyle Center, UW–Madison Campus


WIES Lecture: The Softening of Stone: Collaborative Acts of Transformation

Anna Riley, Artist and Educator

September 26, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Network Fellows Orientation

September 26, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30, School of Education, Room 159


Network Fellows Orientation

September 19, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, School of Education Building, Room 198