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UW-Madison's Bartlett, Vavrus discuss upcoming book on 'FreshEd' podcast

September 29, 2016

UW-Madison professor Lesley Bartlett and alumna Fran Vavrus appeared on the weekly podcast “FreshEd with Will Brehm” to talk about a book they have co-authored that is due to be released later this year. 

“FreshEd with Will Brehm” is a podcast that takes complicated topics in current educational research and makes them more easily understood and accessible for listeners. The weekly podcast centers around conversations with experts in the academic field.

Lesley Bartlett
In this podcast episode, Bartlett and Vavrus discuss the ideas from their upcoming book titled “Rethinking Case Study Research: A Comparative Approach.” These topics include the re-imagining of traditional case study techniques to accommodate factors such as culture, context, space, place and comparison. 

Bartlett is a professor with the Department of Educational Policy Studies. Vavrus earned her Ph.D. from the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction and is now a professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota.

Barlett and Vavrus wrote a summary of their book for podcast listeners, which can be downloaded from the FreshEd website. Listen to the podcast here.