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

Engaging in Research-Practice Partnerships: Lessons Learned from the MSAN Consortium

Madeline Hafner, Executive Director of the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN)

January 26, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


State of Higher Education: ITP Panel Discussion

January 22, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WCER Brunch & Sneak Preview

January 22, 2016, 10:30 am - noon, Rooms 253 & 265


More Than Just Skill: Inequities, Identities and Mathematics Remediation Among Black Undergraduates

Gregory Larnell, Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Chicago

December 2, 2015, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Making Space for Sensemaking: Clearing the Affective Hurdles of Learning Science Through Inquiry

Luke Conlin, Postdoctoral Scholar, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

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


Perceptual Learning, Adaptive Learning and Learning Technology

Phil Kellman, Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

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


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Supporting Young English Learners and Their Teachers

Celia Genishi, Professor Emerita of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

October 21, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


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