UW-Madison Department of Educational Psychology - ABOUT

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CONTACTING US

Main Office

Educational Psychology
School of Education
UW - Madison
859 Education Sciences
1025 W. Johnson Street
MadisonWisconsin  53706-1796

Tel: 608/262-3432
Fax: 608/262-0843

Email: edpsych@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form
 

Our department develops and applies cutting-edge scientific knowledge concerning: the psychological and social processes that underlie learning; the design of effective instruction; the factors affecting the mental health of learners of all ages; and the methodological tools required to generate this knowledge.

School of Education Red Door
 

Ed Psych Dept. Again Ranked No. 1

According to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 edition of the Best Graduate Schools, our department is once again ranked as the No. 1 Educational Psychology program in the nation, continuing our trend of ranking at the top of the list. 

"“The Department of Educational Psychology is consistently ranked in the top three in the nation and this year, we are once again ranked No. 1," said David Kaplan, the department chair. "Our ranking reflects the extraordinary talent of our faculty and the strength of our programmatic areas.”"

Additionally, UW-Madison's School of Education is rated No.1 among public institutions for the second consecutive year. This marks the 16th time in the past 17 years that UW-Madison has maintained a top 10 ranking.

Department Spotlight

Kaplan elected to membership in National Academy of Education

UW-Madison’s David Kaplan is one of 16 leading researchers and exceptional educators to be recently elected to membership in the National Academy of Education.

The National Academy of Education (NAEd) advances high quality education research and its use in policy formation and practice. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, the NAEd consists of 192 U.S. members and 11 foreign associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education. 

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