Books and Chapters

Recent books and chapters authored by WCER researchers include:

The Weaponizing of Language in the Classroom and Beyond, Chapter 8: "Using Your Own Language Against You: Spanish in U.S. Classrooms," Jason A. Kemp, De Gruyter Mouton, January 2024

New book: "Strategic Human Resources Management in Schools: Talent-Centered Education Leadership," Carolyn Kelley, Henry Tran, February 2024

New book: "The Chosen We: Black Women’s Empowerment in Higher Education," Rachelle Winkle-Wagner, December 2023

Educating for Peace through Countering Violence Strategies in Curriculum and Instruction, Chapter 11: "Decolonizing an English as an Additional Language Curriculum: Addressing Cultural Violence in a Colombian School," Esther Bettney Heidt and C. Castano Rodriguez, Taylor & Francis, November 2023

Wisconsin in the World: Internationalization at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chapter 33: "WIDA in the World: Leveraging a Global Network to Serve Multilingual Learners in K-12 Schools," Jon Nordmeyer & Esther Bettney Heidt, Information Age Publishing, August 2023

“Fundamental Considerations in Technology Mediated Language Assessment,” Chapter 10: “Testing Young Multilingual Learners Remotely: Prioritizing Equity, Fairness, and Social Justice,” chapter by Mark Chapman, Jason A. Kemp, Ahyoung Alicia Kim, David MacGregor & Fabiana MacMillan, Routledge, April 2023.

“Leading Change in Gender and Diversity in Higher Education From Margins to Mainstream,” Chapter 13: “Improving Gender Diversity in STEM Through an Inclusive Professional Framework,” pp 280-299; chapter by Stephanie N. Knezz, Donald L. Gillian-Daniel, Claudia Irene Calderon, April A. Dukes, Robin Greenler & Louis Macias, Routledge, January 2023

"Handbook of STEM Faculty Development," Chapter 8: “An Inclusive Professional Framework for Faculty: Implementing Inclusive and Holistic Professional Development that Transcends Multiple Faculty Roles,” pp 83-94; chapter by April A. Dukes, Donald L. Gillian-Daniel, Robin Greenler, Robin A. Parent, Sean Bridgen, Levon T. Esters, Jacqueline El-Sayed, Information Age Publishing, January 2023

​“Ways of Analyzing Teaching Quality,” Chapter 1: “Practice, Feedback, Argument, Measurement: A Frame for Understanding Diverse Perspectives on Teaching Assessments,” pp. 21-52, Courtney Bell, Robert Mislevy, Scandinavian University Press, 2022

“How the Arts Can Save Education: Transforming Teaching, Learning, and Instruction,” Erica Halverson, October 2021​

“Foundations of Embodied Learning: A Paradigm for Education,” Mitchell Nathan, 2021.​

​“Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century Community College,” edited by Matthew T. Hora. Includes chapters written by Matthew T. Hora, Valerie Crespin, Changhee Lee and Xueli Wang. Fall 2021.

Global Teaching InSights Video Platform: Social-Emotional Support, Courtney A. Bell, Wisconsin Center for Education Research; Eckhard Klieme, Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, Frankfurt; Katherine E. Castellano, University of California Berkeley, Feb. 2021.

Advances in Quantitative Ethnography Second International Conference, ICQE 2020, Malibu, CA, USA, February 1-3, 2021, Proceedings: Second International Conference, Andrew Ruis, Seung B. Lee.

"Equity and Quality in Digital LearningRealizing the Promise in K–12 Education," Carolyn J. Heinrich, Jennifer Darling-Aduana, and Annalee G. Good, Harvard University Press, 2020.

"Assessing English Language Proficiency in U.S. K–12 Schools," Chapter 4 "Innovations and challenges in K-12 English language proficiency assessment tasks," p. 55-74; chapter by Alicia Kim, Mark Chapman, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, April, 2020.

"Scientific Influences on Early Childhood Education, From Diverse Perspectives to Common Practices," edited by Dominic F. Gullo and M. Elizabeth Graue, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, April, 2020

"On My Own: The Challenge and Promise of Building Equitable STEM Transfer Pathways," Xueli Wang, 2020.

"From Borsch to Burgers: A Cross-Cultural Memoir," Ruslana Westerlund, 2019.

"The Handbook of Research on Black Males," edited by Theodore S. Ransaw, C.P. Gause and Richard Majors. Includes introduction by Jerlando F.L. Jackson, 2019.

"Teachers at the Table: Voice, Agency, and Advocacy in Educational Policymaking," Annalee Good, 2018.

Advancing Equity and Diversity in Student Affairs: A Festschrift in Honor of Melvin C. Terrell,” edited by Jerlando F.L. Jackson, LaVar J. Charleston and Cornelius Gilbert. Includes introduction by Jerlando F. L. Jackson and chapter by Devon Wilson, 2018.

"Implementing a Framework for Early Algebra," Ana Stephens, Eric Knuth, Isil Isler and colleagues, in "Teaching and Learning Algebraic Thinking with 5- to 12-Year-Olds," 2018.

"Educational Goods: Values, Evidence and Decision Making," Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift, 2017

"Mapping Leadership: The Tasks that Matter for Improving Teaching and Learning in Schools," Richard Halverson, Carolyn Kelley, 2017.

"Quantitative Ethnography," David Williamson Shaffer, 2017.

Reading Students’ Lives: Literacy Learning Across Time,” Catherine Compton-Lilly, 2017.

Rethinking Case Study Research: A Comparative Approach,” Lesley Bartlett and Frances Vavrus, 2016.

"Young Children’s Mathematics: Cognitively Guided Instruction in Early Childhood Education," Thomas P Carpenter, Megan Loef Franke, Nicholas C. Johnson, Angela C. Turrou and Anita A Wager, 2016. 

"Doing and Talking Science: Engaging ELs in the Discourse of the Science and Engineering Practices,Rita MacDonald, Emily Miller and Sarah Lord, in "Science Teacher Preparation in Content-Based Second Language Acquisition," 2016.

"Education and Youth Agency: Qualitative Case Studies in Global Contexts," Joan DeJaeghere, Jasmina Josić and Kate S. McCleary, 2016.

"Learning-Centered Teacher Evaluation in Wisconsin," Steven M. Kimball, Katharine M. Rainey and Mark Mueller, in "Handbook of Research on Professional Development for Quality Teaching and Learning," 2016.

Academic Literacy Development: A Ten-Year Case Study of an Aspiring Writer,” Cathy Compton-Lilly, in “Multilingual Learners and Academic Literacies: Sociocultural Contexts of Literacy Development in Adolescents,” edited by Daniella Molle, Edynn Sato, Timothy Boals and Carol A. Hedgspeth, 2015.

Educating a Diverse Nation: Lessons from Minority-Serving Institutions,” Clifton Conrad and Marybeth Gasman, 2015.

Educational Games and Outcomes,” Amanda Ochsner, Dennis Ramirez and Constance Steinkuehler, in International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society, 2015. 

Swimming Upstream in a Torrent of Assessment,” Anita Wager, M. Elizabeth Graue and Kelly Harrigan, in “Mathematics and Transition to School,” 2015.

African-American Researchers in Computing Sciences: Expanding the Pool of Participation,” LaVar J. Charleston, Jerlando F.L. Jackson, Juan E. Gilbert and Ryan P. Adserias, in Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty, edited by Pauline Mosley and S. Keith Hargrove, 2015.

The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice,” edited by Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson, 2015.

Swimming Upstream in a Torrent of Assessment,” Anita A. Wagner in “Mathematics and Transition to School: International Perspectives,” edited by Robert Perry, Amy MacDonald, Ann Gervasoni, 2015.

Multilingual Learners and Academic Literacies: Sociocultural Contexts of Literacy Development in Adolescents,” edited by Daniella Molle, Edynn Sato, Timothy Boals and Carol A. Hedgspeth, 2015.

Beyond the Game: Transforming Life Outcomes of Black Male Collegiate Student-Athletes,” LaVar J. Charleston, Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Ryan P. Adserias and Nicole M. Lang, in “Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics: An Exploration of Problems and Solutions,” 2015.

Presence, Proximity, and Peer Interactions of Adolescents with Severe Disabilities in General Education Classrooms,” Rebecca Feldman, Erik W. Carter, Jennifer Asmus, and Matthew E. Brock, 2015.

African-American Researchers in Computing Sciences: Expanding the Pool of Participation,” LaVar Charleston, in “Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty,” 2015.

Question Asking During Collaborative Problem Solving in an Online Game Environment,” Haiying Li, Ying Duan, Danielle N. Clewley, Brent Morgan, Arthur C. Graesser, David Williamson Shaffer, and Jenny Saucerman, in "Intelligent Tutoring Systems," edited by S. Trausan-Matu, K.E. Boyer, M. Crosby and K. Panourgia, volume 8474 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series, 2014.

Exploring Young Children’s Multiple Mathematical Resources through Action Research,” Anita A. Wager and K. Delaney, in “TODOS Research Monograph 3: Embracing Resources of Children, Families, Communities and Cultures in Mathematics Learning,” 2014.



2014 TODOS Research Monograph 3: Embracing Resources of Children, Families, Communities and Cultures in mathematics Learning

Multilevel Modeling of Categorical Response Variables,” Carolyn J. Anderson, Jee-Seon Kim and Bryan Keller, in A Handbook of International Large-scale Assessment: Background, Technical Issues, and Methods of Data Analysis, edited by Leslie Rutkowski, Matthias von Davier and David Rutkowski, 2014.

Multilevel Analysis of Assessment Data,” Jee-Seon Kim, Carolyn J. Anderson and Bryan Keller, in A Handbook of International Large-scale Assessment: Background, Technical Issues, and Methods of Data Analysis, edited by Leslie Rutkowski, Matthias von Davier and David Rutkowski, 2014.

Descriptive and Inferential Problems of Induction: Toward a Common Framework,” Charles W. Kalish and Jordan T. Thevenow-Harrison, in The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, volume 61, edited by Brian H Ross, 2014.

Learning in the Making: A Comparative Case Study of Three Makerspaces,” Kimberly Sheridan, Erica Rosenfeld Halverson, Breanne Litts, Lisa Brahms, Lynette Jacobs-Priebe and Trevor Owen, Harvard Educational Review, 2014.

School Choice,” Harry Brighouse, Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy, Edited by D.C. Phillips, 2014.

Learning Mathematics through Play,” Anita A. Wagner and Amy Noelle Parks in “SAGE Handbook of Play and Learning in Early Childhood,” edited by Liz Brooker, Mindy Blaise and Susan Edwards, 2014.

“The AIDLET Model: A Framework for Selecting Games, Simulations, and Augmented Reality Environments in Mobile Learning,” José Bidarra, Meagan Rothschild, Kurt Squire and Mauro Figueiredo in “Digital Arts and Entertainment: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications,” Information Resources Management Association, 2014.

Foundations of the Learning Sciences,” Mitchell J. Nathan and R. Keith Sawyer in “The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences,” edited by R.K. Sawyer, 2014.

Grounded Mathematical Reasoning,” Mitchell J. Nathan in “The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition,” edited by L. Shapiro, 2014.

STEM Integration in K-12 Education: Status, Prospects, and an Agenda for Research,” Mitchell Nathan in “Committee on Integrated STEM Education,” Margaret Honey, Greg Pearson, and Heidi Schweingruber, 2014.

Analyzing International Large-Scale Assessment Data within a Bayesian Framework,” David Kaplan and Soojin Park in “Handbook of International Large-Scale Assessment: Background, Technical Issues, and Methods of Data Analysis,” edited by Leslie Rutkowski, Matthias von Davier, David Rutkowsi, 2014.

Leadership for Transforming Districts into Inclusive Systems,” Amanda L. Sullivan, Susan L. Abplanalp and Jack Jorgensen in “Ability, Equity, and Culture: Sustaining Inclusive Urban Education Reform,” Elizabeth B. Kozleski and Kathleen King Thorius, 2014.

Preparing the Next Generation of African American Computing Science Faculty: A Response to the Obama Administration’s Scientific Workforce Priorities,” LaVar J. Charleston, Jerlando F. L. Jackson and Juan E. Gilbert in “The Obama Administration and Educational Reform,” edited by Carol Camp-Yeakey, 2014.

High-Stakes Testing and the Rise of the GED,” Eric Grodsky, John Robert Warren and Andrew Halpern-Manners in “Studies of the GED Testing Program,” edited by James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries and Nicholas Mader, 2014.

Creating Cultures of Affordability: Can Institutional Incentives Improve the Effectiveness of Financial Aid?Sara Goldrick-Rab in “Reinventing Financial Aid: Charting a New Course to College Affordability,” edited by Andrew P. Kelly and Sara Goldrick-Rab, 2014.

Economic Diversity for Cost Containment,” Sara Goldrick-Rab in “New Paths to Higher Education Diversity after Fisher v. University of Texas,” edited by Richard D. Kahlenberg, 2014.

Promoting Economic Diversity for College Affordability,” Sara Goldrick-Rab in “The Future of Affirmative Action,” edited by Richard Kahlenberg, 2014.

Resilience and Disability: Concepts, Examples, Cautions, and Prospects,” Christopher Murray and Bonnie Doren in “The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Disability,” edited by Michael L. Wehmeyer, 2014.

The Complex Face of Video Research,” Mary J. Leonard and Sharon J. Derry in “Handbook of Design in Educational Technology,” edited by Rosemary Luckin, Sadhana Puntambekar, Peter Goodyear, Barbara L Grabowski, Joshua Underwood, Niall Winters, 2014.

Learning From Minority-Serving Institutions,” Clifton Conrad in “Diverse Issues in Higher Education,” 2014.

Primary Goods, Capabilities and the Millennium Development Target for Gender Equity in Education,” Harry Brighouse and Elaine Unterhalter in “Capabilities, Gender, Equality: toward Fundamental Entitlements,” edited by Flavio Comim and Martha Nussbaum, 2014.

The Place of Educational Equality in Educational Justice,” Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift in “Education, Justice and the Human Good: Fairness and Equality in the Education System,” edited by Kirsten Meyer, 2014.

The Goods of Parenting,” Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift in “Family-making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges,” edited by Francoise Baylis and Carolyn McLeod, 2014.

Embodied Knowledge in the Development of Conservation of Quantity: Evidence from Gesture,” Martha Alibali, Breckie Church and Sotaro Kita in “Emerging Perspectives on Gesture and Embodiment in Mathematics,” Laurie D. Edwards, Francesca Ferrara and Deborah Moore-Russo, 2014.

Teaching about Confidence Intervals: How Instructors Connect Ideas Using Speech and Gesture,” Martha Alibali in “Learning and Becoming in Practice: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences,” edited by Joseph L. Polman, Eleni A. Kyza, D. Kevin O'Neill, Iris Tabak, William R. Penuel, A. Susan Jurow, Kevin O'Connor,Tiffany Lee, and Laura D'Amico, 2014.

Humanizing Research,” Django Paris and Maisha T. Winn, 2014.

Diversity and Inclusion on Campus: Supporting Racially and Ethnically Underrepresented Students,” Rachelle Winkle-Wagner and Angela M. Locks, 2014.

School Finance: A Policy Perspective,” Allan Odden and Lawrence Picus, 5th edition, 2014.

Single-Case Research Design and Analysis (Psychology Revivals): New Directions for Psychology and Education,” Joel R. Levin and Thomas Kratochwill, 2014.

Bayesian Statistics for the Social Sciences,” David Kaplan, 2014.

Equal Scrutiny: Privatization and Accountability in Digital Education,” Patricia Burch and Annalee G. Good, 2014.

Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships,” Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift, 2014.

Using Guided Inquiry Tools with Online Geosciences Data from the Great Lakes,” Sandra Rutherford in "Geoscience Research and Outreach: Schools and Public Engagement," edited by Vincent C. H. Tong, 2013.

Analyzing Regression-discontinuity Designs with Multiple Assignment Variables: A Comparative Study of Four Estimation Methods,” Peter Steiner Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 2013.

Temporality, Trajectory, and Early Literacy Learning,” Catherine Compton-Lilly, International Handbook of Research on Children's Literacy, Learning, and Culture, 2013.

Branding Tengchong: Globalization, Road Building and Spatial Reconfigurations in Yunnan, Southwest China,” Yongming Zhou in “Cultural Heritage Politics in China,” edited by Tami Blumenfield and Helaine Silverman, 2013.

From When and Where I Enter: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations of Minority Students’ Transition to College,” Deborah Faye Carter, Angela Mosi Locks and Rachelle Winkle-Wagner in “Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research,” edited by Michael B. Paulsen, 2013.

Practices that Support Mathematics Learning in a Play-Based Classroom,” Anita A. Wagner in “Reconceptualizing Early Mathematics Learning,” edited by Lyn D. English and Joanne T. Mulligan, 2013.

Matching and Propensity Scores,” Peter M. Steiner and David Cook in “The Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods in Psychology,” edited by Todd D. Little, 2013.

Complementary Effects of Sense-Making and Fluency-Building Support for Connection Making: A Matter of Sequence,” Martina A. Rau, Vincent Aleven and Nikol Rummel in “Artificial Intelligence in Education,” edited by H. Chad Lane, Kalina Yacef, Jack Mostow and Philip Pavlik, 2013.

How to Use Multiple Graphical Representations to Support Conceptual Learning? Research-Based Principles in the Fractions Tutor,” Martina A. Rau, Vincent Aleven and Nikol Rummel in “Artificial Intelligence in Education,” edited by H.C. Lane, K. Yacef, J. Mostow and P. Pavlik, 2013.

Considerations for Achievement Testing of Students with Individual Needs,” Rebecca Kopriva and Craig A. Albers in “APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology, Vol. 3: Testing and Assessment in School Psychology and Education,” edited by Kurt F. Geisinger, Bruce A. Bracken, Janet F. Carlson, Jo-Ida C. Hansen, Nathan R. Kuncel, Steven P. Reise and Michael C. Rodriguez, 2013.

Bayesian Statistical Methods,” David Kaplan and Sarah Depaoli in “The Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods in Psychology, Vol. 1,” edited by Todd D. Little, 2013.

The Accidental Revolution: Teacher Accountability, Value-Added, and the Restructuring of the American School System,” Douglas N. Harris and Chris Thorn in “The Infrastructure of Accountability: Data Use and the Transformation of American Education,” edited by Dorothea Anagnostopoulos, Stacey A. Rutledge and Rebecca Jacobsen, 2013.

Addressing the Declining Productivity of Higher Education Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis,” Douglas N. Harris in “Stretching the Higher Education Dollar,” American Enterprise Institute, 2013.

School Integration and the Open Door Philosophy: Rethinking the Economic and Racial Composition of Community Colleges,” Sara Goldrick-Rab and Peter Kinsley in “Bridging the Higher Education Divide: Strengthening Community Colleges and Restoring the American Dream,” The Century Foundation Task Force, 2013.

Agency, Authority, and Action in Family Literacy Scholarship: An Analysis of the Epistemological Assumptions Operating in Family Literacy Scholarship,” Catherine Compton-Lilly, Beth Graue, Rebecca Rogers and Tisha Y. Lewis in The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy, edited by Joanne Larson and Jackie Marsh, 2013.

Education,” Harry Brighouse in “The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy,” edited by Gerald Gaus and Fred D'Agostino, 2013.

“Family Values and School Policy: Shaping Values and Conferring Advantage,” Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift in “Education, Justice, and Democracy,” edited by Danielle Allen and Rob Reich, 2013.

Family,” Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift, “Parental Rights and Responsibilities,” Adam Swift and Harry Brighouse, “Difference Principle,” Harry Brighouse in “The International Encyclopedia of Ethics,” edited by Hugh LaFollette, 2013.

Promoting Social Skills in the Inclusive Classroom,” Kimber L. Wilkerson, Aaron B.T. Perzigian and Jill K. Schurr, 2013.

Testing Wars in the Public Schools: A Forgotten History,” William J. Reese, 2013.

New Developments in Quantitative Psychology,” Roger E. Millsap, L. Andries van der Ark, Daniel M. Bolt and Carol M. Woods, 2013.

Teaching in Tension: International Pedagogies, National Policies, and Teachers’ Practices in Tanzania,” edited by Frances Vavrus and Lesley Bartlett, 2013.

Refugees, Immigrants, and Education in the Global South: Lives In Motion,” Lesley Bartlett and Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, 2013.