Other Publications

Other publications authored by WCER researchers include:

Report: “Full Day 4K in Year Two: Understanding Learning Gains for Students,” Madison Education Partnership, March 18, 2024

Report: “Full-Day 4K in Year Two: Examining Classroom Pedagogy in 4K and 5K,” Madison Education Partnership, March 18, 2024

Bell, Courtney and James, Jessalynn and Taylor, Eric S. and Wyckoff, James, Measuring Returns to Experience Using Supervisor Ratings of Observed Performance: The Case of Classroom Teachers (January 2023). NBER Working Paper No. w30888, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4342387 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4342387

CoFrame: A System for Training Novice Cobot Programmers, Andrew Schoen, Nathan White, Curt Henrichs, Amanda Siebert-Evenstone, David W. Shaffer, Bilge Mutlu, 2022 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, March 2022

Zero Re-centered Projection: An Alternative Proposal for Modeling Empty Networks in ENA, Mariah Knowles, Clara Porter, Zhiqiang Cai, Third International Conference on Quantitative Ethnography, November 2021

Epistemic Network Analysis Visualization, Yuanru Tan, Cesar Hinojosa, Cody Marquart, Andrew R. Ruis, David Williamson Shaffer, Third International Conference on Quantitative Ethnography, November 2021

Localizing Socio-Environmental Problem Solving, A. R. Ruis, Amanda L. Siebert-Evenstone, Jais Brohinsky, Yuanru Tan, Cesar L. Hinojosa, Zhiqiang Cai, Cody L. Marquart, Tyler J. Lark, Carol Barford, David Williamson Shaffer, 15th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 2022

Report: “Making a Classroom a Community: Research on Middle School Belonging,” Madison Education Partnership, September 2021

Research Brief: Built for the moment: A descriptive account of how Wisconsin’s technical colleges respond and adapt during COVID-19,” Crisis as Catalyst for Change and Innovation Research Team. Principal investigator Xueli Wang, WCER. September 2021

"Positive Emotions in Early Algebra Learning, Sung, Y., Stephens, A., Blanton, M., Gardiner, A, Knuth, E., & Stroud, R. Paper to be presented at the 14th International Congress on Mathematical Education, Shanghai, China, (conference cancelled), 2020.

"The impact of algebra in the elementary math curriculum," Murphy Gardiner, A., & Stephens, A, Virtual presentation at the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2021.

“Improving the Transition to Kindergarten Through Information Sharing,” Lauter, L., Woo, M., Grodsky, E. & Graue, WCER, UW-Madison; and Beth Vaade, Culleen Witthuhn, Madison Metropolitan School District; Madison Education Partnership, October 2020.

"The iAAMCS Ecosystem: Retaining Blacks/African-Americans in CS PhD Programs," Jerlando F.L. Jackson, Jeremy A. M. Waisome and Juan E. Gilbert, presented at RESPECT 2020, the virtual, fifth international conference on Research in Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing and Technology, March 2020. 

"Leveraging Promising Practices: Improving the Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention of Diverse & Inclusive Faculty," ASPIRE Alliance, K. Griffin, J.C. Bennett, & T. York, 2020. CC BY-NC-SA. (Delta Program & CIRTL affiliation)

Promising Practice Brief for Educators: "ACP Final Projects," Robin Worth, WEC/Wisconsin DPI, November 2019

WEC 2018-19 Evaluation of Wisconsin’s Academic and Career Planning Program,” Robin Worth, Grant Sim, Jessica Arrigoni, Brie Chapa, Daniel Marlin, Wisconsin DPI, September 2019

WEC Evaluation of Wisconsin’s Achievement Gap Reduction Program,” Jed Richardson, Grant Sim, Brie Chapa, Wisconsin DPI, August 2019

"Using Machine Learning to Overcome the Expert Blind Spot for Perceptual Fluency Trainings,"  Martina A. Rau,  Sen A., Zhu X., Artificial Intelligence in Education. AIED 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11625. Springer, Cham, June 21, 2019

"Documenting the Aims of Higher Education in Wisconsin,Bailey B. Smolarek, Matthew Wolfgram, Micayla Darrow, Cassandra Duernberger, Cassidy Hartzog, Kathryn Hendrickson Gagen, Ryan Mulrooney, David Singer, and Isabella Vang, CCWT Research Report, 2018.

"What Do We Know About the Impact of Internships on Student Outcomes?Matthew T. Hora, Matthew Wolfgram and Samantha Thompson, Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions, 2017.

"Madison Metropolitan School District Four–year–old Kindergarten Program: Patterns of Enrollment," Jaymes Pyne, Eric Grodsky, Elizabeth Vaade, Eric Camburn, Dominique Bradley, Madison Education Partnership, 2017.

"Evidence for Overt Visual Attention to Hand Gestures as a Function of Redundancy & Speech Disfluency," CogSci 2017 Proceedings
ISBN: 978-0-9911967-6-0, Amelia Yeo and Martha Alibali, 2017.

"Testing Benefits," Mariana Castro, Language Magazine, 2016.

Aid After Enrollment: Impacts of a Statewide Grant Program at Public Two-year Colleges,” Drew M. Anderson and Sara Goldrick-Rab, August 2016.

"Building a Better Future STEM Faculty | How Teaching Development Programs Can Improve Undergraduate Education," Mark R. Connolly, Julia N. Savoy, You-Geon Lee, Lucas B. Hill, 2016.

"The Real Price of College." Sara Goldrick-Rab and Nancy Kendall. The Century Foundation, March 2016.

The Wisconsin Grant: Overview and Recommendations for Evaluation,” Drew M. Anderson & Sara Goldrick-Rab, January 2016.

Frequently Asked Questions About President Obama’s Free Community College Proposal,” Sara Goldrick-Rab, Wisconsin Hope Lab Policy Brief, 2015.

Information, Accountability, and College Costs: The Need for Standardized Living Cost Calculations in Higher Education,” Sara Goldrick-Rab, Robert Kelchen and Braden Hosch, Wisconsin Hope Lab Policy Brief 15-01, 2015.

The Community College Effect Revisited: The Importance of Attending to Heterogeneity and Complex Counterfactuals, Jennie E. Brand, Fabian T. Pfeffer and Sara Goldrick-Rab, California Center for Population Research On-Line Working Paper Series, 2014.

Single Stop USA’s Community College Initiative: Implementation Assessment,” Sara Goldrick-Rab, Katharine Broton, Victoria M. Frank, WisconsinHOPE Lab, 2014.

Redefining College Affordability: Securing America’s future with a Free Two-Year College Option,” Sara Goldrick-Rab and Nancy Kendall, WisconsinHOPE Lab, 2014.

In a Data Dilemma? A Series of Data Sets and Inquiry Tools that Furthers Great Lakes Literacy,” Ann Marshall, Elizabeth LaPorte, Sandra Rutherford and Rochelle Sturtevant, The Earth Scientist, 2013.

AutoMentor: Artificial Intelligent Mentor in Educational Game,” Jin Wang, Haiying Li, Zhiqiang Cai, Fazel Keshtkar, Art Graesser and David Williamson Shaffer, presentation at International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7926, edited by H.C. Lane, K. Yacef, J. Mostow, Pavlik P. (eds) 2013.

Educational Inequality in the Wake of No Child Left Behind,” Adam Gamoran, lecture to the Association for Public Policy Management, 2013.

Toward a “Common Definition of English Learner”: Guidance for States and State Assessment Consortia in Defining and Addressing Policy and Technical Issues and Options,” Robert Linquanti and H. Gary Cook, Council of Chief State School Officers, 2013.

Toward a “Common Definition of English Learner”: A Brief Defining Policy and Technical Issues and Opportunities for State Assessment Consortia,” Robert Linquanti and H. Gary Cook, Report by Council of Chief State School Officers, 2013.

Report on Composition of Ideal First-Year Class at the University of Wisconsin-Madison,” Sara Goldrick-Rab, Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013.

"Clearing the Path to a Brighter Future: Addressing Barriers to Community College Access and Success,” Sara Goldrick-Rab, Katharine Broton and Christin Gates, Association of Community College Trustees and Single Stop USA, 2013.

Housing Instability and College Students,” Sara Goldrick-Rab and Katharine Broton, Scholars Strategy Network, 2013.

No Money Left Behind: Loan Aversion and College Success among Pell Recipients,” Sara Goldrick-Rab and Robert Kelchen, Strategy Labs, 2013.

Increasing the Impact of Student Financial Aid: Three Recommendations for Financial Aid Administrators,” Sara Goldrick-Rab, Strategy Labs, 2013.

Rising STEM Occupational Demands and Low African American Participation in Arizona’s Scientific Workforce: Do Attitudes Toward STEM College Majors and Careers Matter?,” Jerlando Jackson, L.J. Charleston, C. W. Lewis, J.E. Gilbert, and L.P. Middleton, in The State of Black Arizona, volume III, 2012.

Exploring Faculty Decision-Making Processes for Using Instructional Technology in the Classroom: Implications for Policy and Practice,” Matthew Tadashi Hora and Jeremiah Isaac Holden, Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison Policy Brief, 2012.

Findings from Classroom Observations of 58 Math and Science Faculty,” Matthew T. Hora, Joseph J. Ferrare and Amanda Oleson, Culture, Cognition and Evaluation of STEM Higher Education Reform project, Wisconsin Center for Education research report, supported by the National Science Foundation (Award DRL-0814724), 2012.

Causal Effects of Social Capital on Child Outcomes,” Ruth N. López Turley, Adam Gamoran, Alyn Turner, and Rachel Fish, paper presented at the Conference of the Research Committee on Social Stratification, 2012.    

Understanding Learning Progressions and Learning Maps to Inform the Development of Assessment for Students in Special Populations,” E. Sato, K. Nagle, R. Cameto, A. Sheinker, D. Lehr, N. Harayama, H. G. Cook, and P. Whetstone, Colloquium on Learning Models, 2012.

Review of 'Asking Students about Teaching',” Eric M. Camburn, National Education Policy Center, 2012.

How the Timing of Grade Retention Affects Outcomes: Identification and Estimation of Time-Varying Treatment Effects,” 
Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Salvador Navarro and Yuya Takahash, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity: A Global Working Group, Working Paper No. 2011-015, 2011.

Classroom Assignment Practices in Urban School Districts Using Teacher Level Value-Added Systems,” Sara Kraemer, paper for the Value Added Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011.

Designing Dynamic and Interactive Assessments for English Learners that Directly Measure Targeted Science Constructs,” David Gabel, Catherine Cameron and Rebecca Kopriva, Report published by Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2011.

Effects of a Multi-Family Intervention on Social Capital and Child Outcomes,” Adam Gamoran, Ruth N. López Turley, Alyn Turner and Rachel Fish,
paper presented to Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2011.

Scientific Literacy in the Context of Civic Reasoning: An Educational Design Problem,” Sharon Derry and Daniel Zalles, presidential address for the American Educational Research Association, 2011.

The Enacted Curriculum: A Video-based Analysis of Instruction and Learning in High School Pre-engineering Classrooms,” Amy Prevost, Mitchell Nathan, Benjamin Stein and Allen Phelps, paper presented at American Society for Engineering Education conference, 2010.

Changing High School STEM Teachers’ Beliefs and Expectations about Engineering Learning and Instruction,” Allen Phelps 2010 paper presented at American Society for Engineering Education conference, 2010.

Parent Involvement and Child Development: First-Year Results from a School-Randomized Trial in Latino Communities,” Adam Gamoran, Ruth
López Turley, Alyn Turner, and Rachel Fish, paper presented to Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2010.

Accountability and Performance in Secondary Education in the Milwaukee Public Schools,” Robert Meyer, Bradley Carl and Huiping Emily Cheng, The Council of the Great City Schools, 2010.

Supplemental Education Services under No Child Left Behind: Who Signs Up, and What Do they Gain?,” Carolyn J. Heinrich, Robert H. Meyer and Greg Whitten, Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2009.

"Research Monograph No. 6 Criteria for Alignment of Expectations and Assessments in Mathematics and Science Education," Norman L. Webb, National Institute for Science Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Council of Chief State School Offficers, Washington, D.C., April 1997

"Determining Alignment of Expectations and Assessments in Mathematics and Science Education," Norman L. Webb, NISA (National Institute for Science Education) Brief, Vol 1 No. 2, January 1997