Research News

Tue
Apr
26
UW-Madison’s Mitchell Nathan and Martha Alibali presented at a conference in Washington, D.C., earlier this month titled, “Bringing Cognitive Science Research to the Classroom.” The conference hosted a number of prominent scholars, practitioners, and educational policy scholars to address ways to connect cognitive science research and mathematics educational practices and curriculum design. Nathan is the director of the Center on Education and Work and is a professor of the learning sciences with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked departments ofEducational Psychology and Curriculum and Instruction.
Tue
Apr
26
The work of UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman was recently highlighted in an article published in the Edwardsville (Ill.) Intelligencer headlined, “Location means a lot for college enrollments.” The article looks at a study recently co-authored by Hillman titled, “Education Deserts: The Continued Significance of ‘Place’ in the Twenty-First Century.” Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. He also is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).