Tag Teaching

35th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference explores broader access to higher education

May 7, 2019

When the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference was launched in 1985, “distance education” meant sending VHS tapes to students through the mail. The tools may have changed, but the mission remains the same for the 35th annual conference.

When perseverance is the only option: Mabel Watson Raimey

March 12, 2019

Raimey is believed to have been the first African-American woman to graduate from UW–Madison. And that is just the beginning of her story, as we continue our series UW Women at 150.

Chemistry instructor finds ‘dream job’ helping students persevere

February 12, 2019

Matt Bowman has guided some 3,500 students through the demanding course of organic chemistry — a requirement for many majors. His warmness, energy and humor have won him fans.

Special education teacher residency program launched

November 9, 2018

Forty graduate students from the School of Education will work with students with disabilities in high-need and small, rural school districts across Wisconsin, where "special educators are sorely needed."

‘Passing the Bass’ event honors musician, teacher, humanitarian Richard Davis

October 12, 2018

The humanitarian and emeritus professor of music was fêted with music and multimedia tributes during an evening filled with laughter and love at the Overture Center for the Arts.

Professor’s innovations changed how children learn math

August 14, 2018

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

Three UW–Madison-trained science teachers awarded fellowships

October 31, 2017

The three, now teaching science in Monona, Rhinelander and Wauwatosa, are members of the 2017 class at the Knowles Teacher Initiative, whose purpose is “to increase the number of high-quality high school science and mathematics teachers."

Familiar faces of teaching and learning create cross-campus collaborative

August 10, 2016

Familiar faces from across campus are coming together to provide new opportunities to support teaching and learning under an administrative structure that will deepen partnerships and collaboration between established programs.

Conference will translate distance learning technology research into practice

June 7, 2016

Drawing on current research, the Distance Teaching & Learning conference will explore technology-enabled teaching environments, including virtual reality and multimedia.

Free online course empowers college STEM instructors to improve their teaching

May 31, 2016

Participants will learn innovative teaching strategies as well as how to collect data on how well these approaches are in their own classrooms.

Wisconsin Energy Institute adds spark to Crawford County classroom

April 12, 2016

Lisa Andresen is teaching science for the first time this year with the help of two WEI educator institutes she attended.

Experience is the best teacher in creating a better STEM faculty

April 5, 2016

The Delta Program has helped to prepare hundreds of UW–Madison graduate students for faculty positions in STEM fields.

UW-Madison graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

March 15, 2016

Several programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2017 edition of the magazine's “Best Graduate Schools.”