Past Events

Lunch and Learn Speaker Series: Discussion and Listening Session With the Director

Robert Mathieu, Director of WCER

May 16, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America

Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

May 6, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: Healthier Students Are Better Learners

Charles Basch, Richard March Hoe Professor of Health and Education, Columbia University

April 29, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Multi-modal Voicing & Scale in Documentary Media

Eva Lam, Associate Professor, Learning Sciences, Asian American Studies, Northwestern University

April 28, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Teaching to Empower: Active Learning Practices in High Enrollment Courses

Kathleen O'Connell and Theresa Pesavento, Sr Learning Technology Consultant, DoIT Academic Tech; Instructional Tech Consultant, L&S Learning Support Svcs

April 27, 2016, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Union South, Varsity Hall


WIES Series: Everyday Life Settings for Environmental Learning and Stewardship

Nicole M. Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education

April 27, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


MSAN Institute

April 26, 2016, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Union South, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Political Polarization and the Ethics of Teaching about Partisanship

Paula McAvoy, Program Director, Center for Ethics and Education

April 25, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street


Instructional Leadership for K-8 Science: Supervising Science in the Era of Reform

Rebecca Löwenhaupt, Ass't Professor, Boston College

April 25, 2016, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar Series: The Whole Really is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts!

Marni Brownell, Senior Research Scientist, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy

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


WIES Series: The Intertwined Development of Spacial & Numerical Cognition

Nora Newcombe, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University

April 20, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar Series: Teacher Effects on Complex Cognitive Skills and Social-Emotional Competencies

Matthew A. Kraft, Assistant Professor of Education, Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University

April 15, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street


Promoting Readiness: A Symposium of Perspectives/Practices

Dr. Jane Powers & Dr. Annalee Good, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University & co-Director of the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative

April 13, 2016, 2:30 - 5:00 pm, Nancy Nicholas Hall, Room 1199


DataViz: Visualizing Research & Evaluation Results

Ann K. Emery, Data analysis, visualization consultant

April 7, 2016, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street


John Dewey’s “Democracy & Education” at 100, Day 2

April 1, 2016, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall