The NSF-funded study aims to examine students’ experiences with their internships and how these experiences may impact their future wages, employment status and vocational self-efficacy.
Thanks to a new educational video game — “Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case” — created by UW–Madison’s Field Day Lab and Wisconsin Public Television (WPT), learning about Wisconsin history, is “really cool,” a student says.
The new center will increase equal educational opportunities for young children, their families and their teachers by supporting research, policy analyses and professional development.
Wicker plans to research trauma and mental health-informed practices within higher education, especially in regards to retaining students of color.
Emeritus professor Tom Carpenter, whose student-centered ideas about teaching math to young children from all backgrounds and skill levels helped transform the field of mathematics education, died Aug. 7
Using a new skills index based on federal data, the study finds that 16 percent of all jobs require training beyond high school but less than a bachelor’s degree, compared to previous estimates of one-third to more than one-half of total employment.
Mathieu is a leading academic voice for transforming undergraduate teaching and learning within STEM disciplines, experience he will contribute as one of nine higher education representatives on the 18-member NSF panel.
The new Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) explores new ways to improve research-focused mentoring relationships at all career stages in higher education.
The Wisconsin Center for Education Research is launching a new initiative, the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions (CCWT), to study and help inform how college students can be better prepared to enter the competitive 21st-century job market.
Two projects of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research within UW–Madison’s School of Education are among those selected to receive first-ever National Science Foundation INCLUDES funding. The projects hope to develop bold new approaches for diversifying the science and engineering workforce of the United States.