A closer look: Andy Garbacz using $4M grant to probe family-school partnership intervention

August 17, 2021

WCER researcher Andy Garbacz and his research team have received a $4 million grant to study the impact of family-school partnership intervention on behavior, practices, and relationships for young students with social, emotional, or behavior concerns. Garbacz is an associate professor in the School of Education's Department of Educational Psychology.

Summer 2021 Learning Connections alumni magazine available online

July 6, 2021

The latest edition of Learning Connections, a magazine for alumni and friends of the UW–Madison School of Education, is now posted online. The ​Summer 2021 issue centers on the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the many lessons learned. In addition, we spotlight a range of important and innovative work being done across the School.

Study examines international students’ career development in the U.S.

June 28, 2021

A research proposal by UW–Madison students Hannah Rapp and Yi-jung (Sally) Wu was one of three to be awarded a $1,000 graduate research scholarship in fall 2020 by the Future Institute Research Center (FIRC). This past April, Rapp and Wu were invited as FIRC research fellows to speak about their research vision at the World Future Forum virtual conference.

UW–Madison’s Kaplan accepts visiting professorship in Heidelberg, Germany

May 24, 2021

UW–Madison’s David Kaplan has been named the Max Kade Visiting Professor at the Institut für Bildungswissenshaft (Institute for Education Science) at the University of Heidelberg for the fall 2021 semester. Kaplan is the Patricia Busk Professor of Quantitative Methods in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology.

Study of surgery instruction reveals complex interactions

May 18, 2021

Three individuals with ties to the UW–Madison School of Education have published an article in the journal, Surgery, that is titled, “Attending’s instructional methods as exhibited during intraoperative takeovers.” The study is the result of a collaboration between the School of Education's Department of Educational Psychology and the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.

UW–Madison’s Rau receives Early Career Award from ISLS

May 14, 2021

UW–Madison’s Martina Rau, an associate professor in the School of Education's Department of Educational Psychology, has received the Early Career Award from the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS).