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 mission is to advance education-related theory and methodology; to improve knowledge about the biological, psychological, technological, and social processes of learning, development, and mental health in diverse populations; and to enhance learning and mental health in educational and community contexts through innovative educational interventions and effective prevention/ intervention programs.

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Ed Psych Dept. Once Again Ranked No. 1

UW-Madison's Dept. of Educational Psychology has once again been rated as the top program in its field in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best Graduate Schools ranking.Best

"We are grateful for this recognition, which affirms that our faculty and students continue the Department's tradition of ground-breaking research and teaching," said Department Chair Brad Brown. "The insights and innovation of our faculty will lead to educational systems that can better prepare the nation's students for the challenges they will face in adulthood."

 

Explore a Graduate Minor in Ed Psych

Our minor program will expand your understanding of how individuals learn, processes of human development, research methods and statistics, and/or how to enhance learning and adjustment in school settings. Find more info here.

Department Spotlight

Ed Psych Professor Earns Distinguished ​Professorship Award

Recognizing his extraordinary achievements as a UW faculty member, David Shaffer, a Shaffer-David Williamson2professor and chair of the Dept. of Educational Psychology's Learning Sciences program, was recently named to a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship.

The professorship provides flexible funding over five years and is named after professor, Senator and UW System Regent William F. Vilas (1840-1908).

Previous Ed Psych department Vilas award winners include Prof. Dan Bolt and Prof. David Kaplan.

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