Working Papers

Interpretation and Use of K–12 Language Proficiency Assessment Score Reports: Perspectives of Educators and Parents

WCER Working Paper No. 2016-8   November 2016

Author(s): Ahyoung Alicia Kim, Akira Kondo, Alissa Blair, Lorena Mancilla, Mark Chapman, and Carsten Wilmes

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Participatory Culture as a Model for How New Media Technologies Can Change Public Schools

WCER Working Paper No. 2016-7   October 2016

Author(s): Rich Halverson, Julie Kallio, Sarah Hackett, and Erica Halverson

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The Cultural Nature of Valued Skills: A Qualitative Investigation of Postsecondary Science Education and the “Skills Gap” in Wisconsin

WCER Working Paper No. 2016-6   August 2016

Author(s): Ross J. Benbow and Matthew T. Hora

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Teacher Compensation: Standard Practices and Changes in Wisconsin

WCER Working Paper No. 2016-5   August 2016

Author(s): Steven M. Kimball, Herbert G. Heneman III, Robin Worth, Jessica Arrigoni, and Daniel Marlin

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Examining How Faculty Reflect on Instructional Data: A Call for Critical Awareness and Institutional Support

WCER Working Paper No. 2016-4   August 2016

Author(s): Bailey B. Smolarek and Matthew T. Hora

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Delivery of State-provided Predictive Analytics to Schools: Wisconsin’s DEWS and the Proposed EWIMS

WCER Working Paper No. 2016-3   July 2016

Author(s): Bill Clune and Jared Knowles

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Gender and Belonging in Undergraduate Computer Science: A Comparative Case Study of Student Experiences in Gateway Courses

WCER Working Paper No. 2016-2   April 2016

Author(s): Ross J. Benbow and Erika Vivyan

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Examining Preschool-aged Dual Language Learners’ Language Use: From a Functional Approach

WCER Working Paper No. 2016-1   March 2016

Author(s): Ahyoung Alicia Kim, Akira Kondo, and Mariana Castro

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Culturally Responsive Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

WCER Working Paper No. 2015-09   December 2015

Author(s): Aydin Bal

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Personalization in Practice: Observations from the Field

WCER Working Paper No. 2015-08   December 2015

Author(s): Rich Halverson, Al Barnicle, Sarah Hackett, Tanushree Rawat, Julia Rutledge, Julie Kallio, Curt Mould, and Janice Mertes

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Leadership and Student Learning: Examining the Cause and Effect of Privilege- and Learning-centric Assignment Practices within Florida Schools

Working Paper No. 2015-07   October 2015

Author(s): Peter T. Goff and Gwendolyn S. Baxley

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Studying the Study Section: How Collaborative Decision Making and Videoconferencing Affects the Grant Peer Review Process

Working Paper No. 2015-06   October 2015

Author(s): Elizabeth L. Pier, Joshua Raclaw, Mitchell J. Nathan, Anna Kaatz, Molly Carnes, and Cecilia E. Ford

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Comparing CALL and VAL-ED: An Illustrative Application of a Decision Matrix for Selecting Among Leadership Feedback Instruments

WCER Working Paper No. 2015-05   October 2015

Author(s): Peter Goff, Jason Salisbury, and Mark Blitz

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Timing Is Everything: Temporal Variation and Measures of School Quality

WCER Working Paper No. 2015-04   August 2015

Author(s): Peter T. Goff, Jihye Kam, and Jacek Kraszewski

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Peering Inside the Black Box of Undergraduate Study Habits: The Centrality of Self-regulated Learning in a Digitized World

WCER Working Paper No. 2015-03   July 2015

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora and Amanda K. Oleson

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