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

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


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