Working Papers

Education as Design for Learning: A Model for Integrating Education Inquiry Across Research Traditions

WCER Working Paper No. 2019-4   May 2019

Author(s): Rich Halverson and Erica Rosenfeld Halverson

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Less Than Four Domains: Creating an Overall Composite Score as an Indicator of English Language Proficiency for English Learners with 504 or Individualized Education Plans

WCER Working Paper No. 2019-3   May 2019

Author(s): Tameka Porter, H. Gary Cook, and Narek Sahakyan

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Teachers on the Market: A Typology of Teachers’ Philosophy, Mission, Vision, and Values

WCER Working Paper No. 2019-2   March 2019

Author(s): Peter Goff, Xin Xie, Minseok Yang, Lena Batt, Lydia Gandy-Fastovich, Yasmin Rodriguez-Escutia, Hyunwoo Yang, and Eunji You

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Problematizing College Internships: Exploring Issues with Access, Program Design, and Developmental Outcomes in three U.S. Colleges

WCER Working Paper No. 2019-1   March 2019

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora, Zi Chen, Emily Parrott, and Pa Her

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Product Discovery Report for a Visual Data Management System

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-15   December 2018

Author(s): Caktus Group

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A Cyberinfrastructure for Design-Based Research: A Collaborative Design Project Proposal

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-14   December 2018

Author(s): Sharon J. Derry, Alan Hackbarth, and Sadhana Puntambekar

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Through the Labor Market Looking Glass: An Inquiry into Principal-Teacher Race Congruence

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-13   October 2018

Author(s): Peter Goff, Yasmin Rodriguez-Escutia, and Minseok Yang

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Examination of Identification and Placement Decisions Made for K–12 English Learners

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-12   October 2018

Author(s): Ahyoung Alicia Kim, Daniella Molle, Jason Kemp, and H. Gary Cook

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Exploring the Situated and Cultural Aspects of Communication in the Professions: Implications for Teaching, Student Employability, and Equity in Higher Education

WCER Working Paper No. 2018 -11   October 2018

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora, Bailey B. Smolarek, Kelly Norris Martin, and Lee Scrivener

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Where’s the Crisis? How Undergraduate Enrollment Patterns Influence Growth in Student Debt

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-10   August 2018

Author(s): Jaymes Pyne and Eric Grodsky

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Smooth Sailing in a Perfect Storm of Student Debt? Change and Inequality in Borrowing and Returns to Advanced Degrees

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-9   August 2018

Author(s): Jaymes Pyne and Eric Grodsky

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The Role of Career Services Programs and Sociocultural Factors in Student Career Development

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-8   June 2018

Author(s): Mun Yuk Chin, Chelsea A. Blackburn Cohen, and Matthew T. Hora

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Skilled Non-College Occupations in the U.S.

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-7   June 2018

Author(s): Matías D. Scaglione

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College Attendance among Low-Income Youth: Explaining Differences across Wisconsin High Schools

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-6   April 2018

Author(s): Noah Hirschl and Christian Michael Smith

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Hiring as an Experiment: Reframing the Skills Shortage

WCER Working Paper No. 2018-04   February 2018

Author(s): A. Nelse Grundvig

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