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

Field Day Lab | AI and Video Games in Education Lunch

David Gagnon, Robert Nowak, Bernadette Baker, Researchers, University of Wisconsin-Madison

March 6, 2020, 12-1 pm, Morgridge Commons, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP | Estimating Treatment Effects in Multi-Site Randomized Trials

Stephen Raudenbush, Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago

February 28, 2020, 12 - 1:30 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


WIES |Connections, Conversations & Communities: Engaging with the World’s Largest Collection of Type

Stephanie Carpenter, Assistant Director, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, Two Rivers, Wisconsin

February 26, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP | Rethinking Connections Between Research & Practice: What 4,000 Teachers & Administrators Say

Henry May, Director of the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy, Associate Professor, University of Delaware

February 21, 2020, 12 - 1:30 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


ITP | Overview of Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative

WEC Staff Members, Community of Evaluation Experts for PreK-12 Education Systems

February 14, 2020, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


WIES | Beyond the “English Learner” Label: Recognizing Latina/o/x Students’ Multilingual Repertoires

Ramón Martínez , Assistant Professor of Education, Stanford University

February 12, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


CRECE | Early Learning Community Get Together: Expanding Notions of Play

Angela Pyle, Assistant Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

February 11, 2020, 5:30-7:30 pm, 13th Floor, Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson St.


CRECE | Connecting Play and Learning in the Kindergarten Classroom

Angela Pyle, Assistant Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

February 11, 2020, 12-1 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson St.


ITP | How Should We Study Replication?

Larry V. Hedges, Professor of Statistics, Northwestern University

February 7, 2020, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


CAG | Teaching and Attending to Culture, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Program Evaluation

Ayesha S. Boyce, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro

February 3, 2020, 12 - 1 pm & 1 - 2 pm, Room 253, Educational Sciences Building


ITP | Class Size Effects in Eighth Grade in Europe: Evidence from TIMSS

Spyros Konstantopoulos, Professor of Measurement and Quantitative Methods, College of Education, Michigan State University

January 31, 2020, 12-1:30 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


RERIC | Value of Place & Partnerships: Lessons from Rural Schools to Strengthen Educator Preparation

Jayne Downey, Associate Professor & Director, Center for Research on Rural Education, Montana State University

January 30, 2020, 12 - 1:30 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


WIES | The Heterogeneity Problem: New Approaches to Parsing the Variance in Mental Health Research

Damien Fair, Associate Professor Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health & Science University

January 29, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


ITP | Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith, Professor, Department of Economics

December 6, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


CCWT | Internships and Vocational Skills Training in China

Jenny Chan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

December 4, 2019, 9:30 am, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison