ITP: Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education Sciences ITP: Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education Sciences
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fall 2017 - Interdisciplinary Training Seminar in Education Sciences

While this is a required course for ITP fellows, members of the university community are welcome to attend.

Instructor: Eric Grodsky
ELPA 940 (section 6), 1 cr.
Fridays, 12-1:30 pm, unless noted
259 Education Sciences, unless noted

See the schedule on the ITP Google Calendar

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND READINGS

September 8:

Special ITP Fellows/Faculty Meeting

This session is a round table introduction for ITP Fellows and affiliated Faculty

September 15:

"Understanding, Measuring, and Assessing the Development of Interpersonal Skills in 4K"

Kristin Shutts
Associate Professor, UW Madison Psychology

September 22:

"An Introduction to Quantitative Ethnography"

David Williamson Shaffer
Professor, UW Madison Education Psychology

 

September 29:

"Understanding Fractions: A Case Study in Educational Neuroscience"

Edward Hubbard
Assistant Professor, UW Madison Education Psychology

Reading:Neurocognitive Architectures and the Nonsymbolic Foundations of Fractions Understanding

October 6:

"Games and Learning 101: Using Situated and Social-Cultural Learning Theory to Understand the Power of Video Games for Learning"

David Gagnon
Program Director, Field Day Lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Reading: Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning

October 13:

No ITP Seminar

October 20:

"Black in the 'Burbs: Understanding the intersections of race, class, gender, and place in black parent's experiences and engagement"

Linn Posey-Maddox
Associate Professor, UW Madison Educational Policy Studies

October 27:

"Evaluating the Impact of Performance Funding"

Nick Hillman
Associate Professor, UW Madison Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

Readings: "Evaluating the impact of performance funding in Ohio and Tennessee"; "Experts see flaws in Scott Walkers plan for UW System performance funding";" Methods for Evaluating Changes in Health Care Policy: The difference-in-differences approach"

November 3:

"Lessons Learned in Building and Sustaining a Research-Practice Partnership"

Madison Education Partnership

Speaker Pannel: Co-Directors Eric Camburn (UW-Madison, Educational Leadership and Policy Anlysis), Eric Grodsky (UW-Madison, Sociology & Educational Policy Studies) and Beth Vaade (MMSD, Qualitative Research Supervisor). Moderated by Dominique Bradley, MEP Project Manager.

November 10:

Special Location - The Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building

"Classrooms, Coffee Shops, and Counterfactuals: Schooling, Skills Growth, and the Rationalization of Hiring"

Cosponsored by the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions

David Bills
University of Iowa, Sociology & College of Education

November 17:

Special Location - The Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building

"Moving the Needle in Wisconsin: High schools helping economically disadvantaged students get to college"

Co-sponsored by WISCAPE

Noah Hirschl, Christian Smith, Eric Grodsky
UW Madison ITP Fellows and Professor Grodsky, UW Madison Sociology and Educational Policy Studies

November 24: Thanksgiving - No ITP

December 1:

"Is Variety the Spice of Successful Interventions? Comparing Personal and Interpersonal Utility Value Assignments"

Stacy Priniski
UW Madison ITP Fellow, Psychology

December 8:

"Racial Differences in Students' Achievement Returns to Parental Income, 1960-2009"

Jordan Conwell
Assistant Professor, UW Madison Sociology and Educational Policy Studies

December 15: Winter Break- No ITP