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 Lecture: Black in the ‘Burbs

Linn Posey-Maddox, Associate Professor, UW–Madison Educational Policy Studies

October 20, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: Attention and Learning in Young Children

Anna Fisher, Associate Professor of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University

October 18, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


A Framework for Supporting Teachers to Facilitate Effective Whole Class Discussions in K-8 Math

Teruni Lamberg, Associate Professor of Elementary Mathematics EducationUniversity of Nevada, Reno

October 12, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture: Games and Learning 101

David Gagnon, Program Director, Field Day Lab at the Wisocnsin Institute for Discovery

October 6, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: New Faculty in the School of Education Present Their Work

October 4, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Where We Fit: The Role of Staff & Teachers in Community-School Partnerships

October 2, 2017, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, Online Webinar


ITP Lecture: Understanding Fractions: A Case Study in Educational Neuroscience

Edward Hubbard, Assistant Professor, UW–Madison Education Psychology

September 29, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


#LowerEd: Why a Critical View of the “Skills Gap” Is Essential in Today’s Higher Education Landscape

Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University

September 29, 2017, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl. A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Karida Brown

Karida Brown, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UCLA

September 25, 2017, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: An Introduction to Quantitative Ethnography

David Williamson Shaffer, Professor, UW–Madison Education Psychology

September 22, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: Learners’ Construction of Fraction Values

Richard Prather, Assistant Professor, Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

September 20, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture: Understanding, Measuring, and Assessing the Development of Interpersonal Skills in 4K

Kristin Shutts, Associate Professor, Psychology, UW-Madison

September 15, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Inaugural Event for the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions

Jim Morgan and Dr. Linda Nilson, Director of New Ventures for MRA and Internationally Recognized Expert in Teaching and Learning

May 22, 2017, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Teacher Speakout!

Nine public school teachers from seven rural districts around Wisconsin, Barneveld, La Farge, Markesan, Mauston, Mercer, Phillips and River Valley School Districts

May 15, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159), 1000 Bascom Mall


Neuroscience Well-Being and Learning Meet-Up

University Researchers, Community Colleagues

May 8, 2017, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Virginia Harrison Parlor, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Avenue