UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair

February 23, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street

The annual UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair, which includes a lunchtime lecture, provides a lively opportunity to learn about the latest in education research happening at the university.

Researchers and graduate students present posters and gain valuable experience explaining their work in public, network with colleagues, share ideas and meet potential collaborators.

UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Lunchtime lecture, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Rich Halverson: "How Personalized Learning is Transforming Education."

Personalized learning has become a popular term to describe a number of student-centered, technology-driven learning reforms in K-12 and higher education. Wisconsin has emerged as a leader in organizing personalized learning in schools. Rich Halverson will share the experiences of his research team to describe personalized learning as an emerging school reform strategy, how personalized learning relies upon and grows student agency, and the role that new media technologies play in personalizing learning.