Working Papers

Cultural Models of Teaching and Learning: Challenges and Opportunities for Undergraduate Math and Science Education

WCER Working Paper No. 2012-08   August 2012

Author(s): Joseph J. Ferrare, Matthew Tadashi Hora

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System-Wide Reform in Science: Student-Centered Inquiry at Scale, Part II

WCER Working Paper No. 2012-7   July 2012

Author(s): Eric J. Osthoff, Vansa Shewakramani, and Kimberle A. Kelly

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Technologies for Education and Technologies for Learners: How Information Technologies are (and Should Be) Changing Schools

WCER Working Paper No. 2012-6   May 2012

Author(s): Rich Halverson and R. Benjamin Shapiro

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A Case Study Comparison of School Leadership Practice Against the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL) Pilot Results

WCER Working Paper No. 2012-5   May 2012

Author(s): Mark Blitz

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District Readiness to Implement Standards-Based Reform for English Language Learners a Decade After No Child Left Behind Act

WCER Working Paper No. 2012-4   April 2012

Author(s): Naomi Lee

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Gesture as Model Enactment: The Depictive and Causal Roles of Gesture in Mental Model Construction When Learning from Text

WCER Working Paper No. 2012-3   March 2012

Author(s): Mitchell J. Nathan and Chelsea V. Johnson

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Inquiry-based Science Instruction and the Science Immersion Instructional Reform

WCER Working Paper No. 2012-2   January 2012

Author(s): Kimberle A. Kelly, Alexan Chalaganyan, and Erika Hernandez

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Investigating the Antecedents to Instructors' Self-Efficacy for Teaching: Implications for Pedagogical Reform

WCER Working Paper No. 2012-1   January 2012

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora, and Joseph Ferrare

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Practice-Based Evidence for Children and Adolescents: Advancing the Research Agenda in Schools

WCER Working Paper No. 2011-6   December 2011

Author(s): Thomas R. Kratochwill, Kimberly Eaton-Hoagwood, Anne E. Kazak, John R. Weisz, Korey Hood, Luis A. Vargas, and Gerard A. Banez

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"What's the Science Behind It?" The Interaction of Engineering and Science Goals, Knowledge, and Practices in a Design-Based Activity

WCER Working Paper No. 2011-5   October 2011

Author(s): Mary Leonard and Sharon J. Derry

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Changing Demographics in the Schools: Wisconsin's New Latino Diaspora

WCER Working Paper No. 2011-4   August 2011

Author(s): Rebecca Lowenhaupt and Eric Camburn

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The Mismeasure of Boys: Reading and Online Videogames

WCER Working Paper No. 2011-3   July 2011

Author(s): Constance Steinkuehler

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Teaching Assessment for Teacher Human Capital Management: Learning From the Current State of the Art

WCER Working Paper No. 2011-2   March 2011

Author(s): Anthony T. Milanowki, Herbert G. Heneman III, and Steven M. Kimball

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Games and Simulations for Diabetes Education

WCER Working Paper No. 2011-1   February 2011

Author(s): Nathan Patterson, Moses Wolfenstein, Susan Millar, Richard Halverson, and Kurt Squire

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Games and Simulations in Informal Science Education

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-14   December 2010

Author(s): Kurt Squire and Nathan Patterson

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