Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Scholars Program
March 22, 2017
Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation, discusses the foundation’s career development award for promising early career faculty in the social, behavioral, and health sciences, studying youth ages 5-25 in the U.S. Applicants identify new methods, disciplines or content to learn and propose five-year research and mentoring plans that foster growth in those areas.
Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Research Focus Areas
March 22, 2017
Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation, discusses the foundation’s mission to reduce inequality and improve the use of research evidence. Aimed at potential grant applicants with terminal degrees, on career ladder positions, Tseng describes what the foundation is looking for in grant proposals.
How Personalized Learning Is Transforming Education
February 28, 2017
Rich Halverson, professor in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, delivers the keynote address at the 2017 UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair on February 23, 2017.
2016 CESA Conference: Achieving Excellence for All Keynote Address
June 30, 2016
Keynote address by Katherine Cramer, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, UW–Madison
WCER Celebrating 50 Years | Reflections on WCER’s Beginnings
October 20, 2014
Nov. 4, 2014 | by Janet L. Kelly, Director of WCER Communications
The Wisconsin Center for Education Research recognized its 50th anniversary on October 20, 2014, with a celebration that connected five decades of researchers, staff, colleagues, students and family. During sessions that ran from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., nearly 40 distinguished speakers shared findings on a wide span of current topics, including educational afterschool activities, mathematics education, assessment and alignment, English language instruction, and narrowing the achievement gap.
More details about WCER’s history is available in the center’s 50th anniversary booklet.