Educational Psychology News
She explains why a national review of teacher preparation programs misses the mark by failing to offer a valid measure of UW-Madison's nationally recognized program and its ongoing commitment to developing high-quality teachers of tomorrow.
Currently located in room L107 of the Education Building, the Help Desk will move to the MERIT Library, which is housed on the third floor of the Teacher Education Building.
James Wollack is the director of UW-Madison’s Office of Testing and Evaluation Services, and an associate professor with the Department of Educational Psychology.
A research paper that highlights how a range of popular study strategies employed by the masses are ineffective, continues to draw the attention of media in the United States and across the globe more than four months after it was published. Just last week, one of the authors was interviewed about the report by BBC Radio.
UW-Madison’s School of Education honored its 2013 master’s and bachelor’s degree graduates with a special Spring Commencement Breakfast Reception Saturday morning. Graduates, friends and family took time to pose for pictures during the big event. Check out a photo album from Saturday’s reception by visiting the School of Education’s Facebook page.
UW-Madison’s School of Education honored its Spring 2013 Ph.D. and MFA graduates with a special Hooding Ceremony and Reception Friday evening at the Nicholas-Johnson Pavilion adjacent to the Kohl Center. Check out a photo album of the big event by visiting the School of Education’s Facebook page.
University Communications reports that nearly 80 pre-proposals for funding were originally submitted from 53 departments and 14 schools, colleges and units. These projects advance UW-Madison’s commitment to Educational Innovation.
Sara Goldrick-Rab, an associate professor of educational policy studies and sociology, is speaking May 8 in Sheboygan, Wis. And Mitchell Nathan, a professor of the Learning Sciences, is presenting May 9 at the Washington County event in Hartford, Wis.
More than 200 presentations were delivered by UW-Madison faculty, staff and students on a wide range of topics at this year’s conference, which was attended by some 14,000 people from April 27 to May 1.
In Interdisciplinary Engineering 111, first-year students will participate in two virtual internships and propose solutions to realistic engineering design problems. New research suggests that participating in such simulations increases women's interest in engineering and desire to pursue an engineering degree.