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.


Applying Different Methods of Cost-Benefit Analysis to Evaluation

Mark Fermanich, Senior Associate, APA Consulting

April 23, 2018, Noon - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture Featuring Keith Herman

Keith Herman, Professor Educational, School & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri

April 25, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Madison Education Partnership Annual Research Symposium

April 26, 2018, 4:00 - 7:30 pm, The Symphony Room at Gordon Dining and Event Center, 770 West Dayton Street


2018 MSAN Institute

April 26, 2018 – April 27, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, The Madison Concourse Hotel



Past Events

The Increasing Underemployment and Decreasing Job Control for Highly Qualified Employees

D.W. Livingstone, Canada Research Chair in Lifelong Learning and Work, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto

April 20, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture Featuring David Yeager

David Yeager, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

April 20, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture: The Humanities as Pre-Qualitative Research

Samuel Rocha, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia

April 19, 2018, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Is There a Skill Gap for Entry-Level IT Positions? Evidence from a National IT Helpdesk Survey

Andrew Weaver, Assistant Professor in the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

April 6, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture Featuring Maria Cancian and Javier Rodriguez

April 6, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Computational Models of Mental Models of Computational Models of the World

Robert Goldstone, Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Program in Cognitive Science, Indiana University

April 4, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture: Digital Studios for Social Innovation

Matthew Easterday, Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences, Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy

March 21, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


When Should Researchers Use Inferential Statistics When Analyzing Data on Full Populations?

Rob Warren, Professor, University of Minnesota Sociology

March 16, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture: Gifted Programming can be a Benefit to All

Jenn Vadas, Assistant Researcher, Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative

March 9, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Publishing 101

Catherine Bernard & Anna Clarkson, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group

March 8, 2018, 2:15, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture Featuring Jorge E. Gonzalez

Jorge E. Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Health and Learning Sciences, University of Houston

March 7, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall