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New Learning Analytics master’s program empowers people to use ‘big data’ to improve education outcomes
Graduates of the program will be equipped to help improve individual student learning, raise graduation rates and address equity gaps for students underrepresented based on race, poverty and gender.
In return for financial support for students enrolled in teacher education programs, the students will pledge to to teach for three or four years at a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Wisconsin.
Every five years of their tenure, deans of the university’s schools and colleges undergo a comprehensive review to assess their academic and administrative leadership and performance.
Guzzo Pinc’s show joined the long list of events canceled due to COVID-19. Despite the initial shock and a feeling of despair, Pinc became determined to find a way to bring his exhibition into public view.
What do we tell children in times of uncertainty? There are no easy answers but Travis Wright, an associate professor of counseling psychology at the School of Education, offers some suggestions.
New accelerated Master of Science in Design + Innovation engages five disciplines, sparks creativity, excites employers
Combining expertise from five schools and colleges with team-based interaction, the program promises to offer students a breadth of highly desired skills.
"We hope with this addition to the faculty we will craft deep, integrative, and long lasting changes in the way in which diversity is conceived and implemented in our curriculum," said department chair Kate Corby. "Duane's versatility as a teacher and artist, along with his warm and professional engagement with students, will be a great benefit."
The renowned scholar, who has helped change the way teachers teach African American children, was the first black woman to become a tenured professor in UW–Madison’s School of Education.
Conference to give educators tools to encourage difficult political discussions, talk about elections
Teaching about elections is one of the best opportunities educators have to prepare young people for political engagement, says School of Education Dean Diana Hess.
A sports science class focused on the most popular technologies in the field of human performance in an effort to teach UW–Madison students how to collect data, interpret the information and use it in a meaningful way.
Researcher Kathryn Moeller says such initiatives transfer the responsibility for change onto girls and women, and away from governments, corporations and global governance institutions whose actions have often led to the unequal distribution of resources, poor labor conditions and other structural inequities.
The UW–Madison Adaptive Physical Activity Program helps its clients recover from serious injuries and illnesses with a can-do attitude and individual attention from the many students who work there.