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

Spring 2018 - 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


January 26: Translational Workshop

"Using Wisconsin’s Longitudinal Data System to Increase Capacity, Inform Practice, and Close Gaps"

Presented in collaboration with ASAC

Presenters: WI Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative, The Network, Professor Eric Grodsky

February 2: Translational Workshop

Change in location: Education Sciences Room 253

Julie Kochanek
Director, Regional Education Laboratory Mid-West

"Changing the Model of Knowledge Creation and Use Through Research-Practice Partnerships"

February 9:

Claudia Persico
Assistant Professor, UW Madison Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis

"The Roles of Neonatal Health and Race in Special Education Identification"

February 16:

Katherine Magnuson
Professor, UW Madison School of Social Work

"Leveraging Meta-Analytic Methods to Inform Successful Early Childhood Education"

February 23: No ITP - WCER Poster Fair at the WID

March 2:

Anna Haskins
Assistant Professor, Cornell University Sociology

Cosponsored by UW-Madison Sociology Department

"Complexity and Constraint: College Attitudes and Expectations among Teens of the Prison Boom"

March 9:

Geoffrey Borman
Professor, UW Madison Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

"Can the Impacts of a Brief Middle-School Intervention be Sustained Through High School?"

March 16:

Rob Warren
Professor, University of Minnesota Sociology

"When Should Researchers Use Inferential Statistics When Analyzing Data on Full Populations?"

March 23:

Erin O'Connor
Associate Professor, Stienhardt School of Education

Cosponsored by the Center for Early Childhood Education Research

"The Impacts of Social-Emotional Learning Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial"

March 30: No ITP - Spring Break

April 6:

Maria Cancian
Professor, UW Madison Public Affairs and Social Work

Javier Rodriguez
PhD Candidate, UW Madison Sociology

April 13: No Seminar - AERA


April 20 :

David Yeager
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin Psychology

April 27:

Jennifer Vadas
Assistant Researcher, Value Added Reserarch Center

"Gifted Programming can be a Benefit to All: Theory and Empirical Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in the U.S."