Modules

UW-Madison School of Education DRP 2014 Modules


DRP Seminar: Portraiture as Case Study Design

Professor Travis Wright will guide the class in their understanding and application of Portraiture, a qualitative research methodology that employs "the systematic and careful description of good ethnography with the evocative resonance of fine literature" (Lawrence-Lightfoot & Davis, 1997, p. 4).
[1 credit.]

DRP Seminar: Finding and Applying a Theoretical Framework
Professor Catherine Compton-Lilly will guide the class through finding and applying a theoretical framework in research.
[1 credit.]

DRP Seminar: Digital Media Research & Teaching
Professor Kurt Squire and Catherine Stephens, with guest faculty speakers from across the School of Education, and hands on practice, students will be invited to evaluate, learn, and create curriculum resources with adoption of digital media tools to support research and teaching practice across SoE disciplines. Student sharing and leading of examples, and discovery of new tools and resources encouraged as part of the course.
[1 credit.]

UW-Madison School of Education DRP 2012 Fall Modules


EPS 600 - DRP Seminar - Writing Workshop for Education Researchers

Professor Adam Nelson, Educational Policy Studies
Good ideas poorly expressed have little impact. This module will focus on the relationship between research and writing. Each three-hour class will involve an intensive discussion of class members' work-in-progress, with an emphasis on the craft of writing: finding your "voice," knowing your audience(s), experimenting with style, and expressing complex ideas in ways that are not only clear but compelling.
[1 credit.]

C&I 675 - DRP Seminar - Finding and Applying a Theoretical Framework
Professor Catherine Compton-Lilly, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
n this module, we examine relationships between theory and empirical research. The affordances of various theoretical frameworks will be explored in terms of how they can be accessed to analyze and interpret data. Attention will be paid to how theoretical frameworks can be leveraged to explore research themes and issues. 
[1 credit.] 

C&I 675 - DRP Seminar - Designing and Teaching College Courses: From the Lecture Stage to the Seminar Room
Professor Erica Halverson, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
This module will focus on understanding the variety of teaching situations that university professors find themselves in.  We will think through the pedagogical choices available and what these choices mean for designing learning experiences for university students. The final product of the course will be an individually developed course syllabus.
[1 credit.]

 

UW-Madison School of Education DRP 2012 Spring Modules


EP 711 - DRP: Psychology of Educational Communications: Creating Effective Presentations

David Williamson Shaffer, Educational Psychology
Tuesdays, 9:00am-12:30pm (4 meetings, every Tuesday, Feb 1-Feb 28 *or* Mar 1-Mar 31)
The ability to present your work in a clear, compelling manner is an important skill for every researcher to have. This module will focus on conference and public presentations, specifically on presentations with accompanying visual materials. Each three-hour class will look at a different aspect of constructing a presentation, with an emphasis on effective visual communication: honing your message, finding your own presentation style, understanding your audience, and expressing complex ideas.
[1 credit.]

 

UW-Madison School of Education DRP 2011 Fall Modules


C&I 675 - DRP Advanced Seminar (DRP Lecture Series)
Professor John Rudolph, DRP Director
Tuesdays, 3-4:30pm (same time spring semester should be kept free as well)
Students in this module will plan and organize the 2011-2012 DRP Public Lecture Series. This includes identifying potential speakers, contacting them and scheduling their talks, along with publicizing and convening the lectures and moderating the ensuing discussion.
[Required of all DRP fellows. 1 credit, class # 53777.]

EPS 600 - DRP Seminar - Writing Workshop for Education Researchers

Professor Adam Nelson, Educational Policy Studies
Mondays, 2:30-5:30pm (4 meetings, every other Monday, September 19 - October 31)
Good ideas poorly expressed have little impact. This module will focus on the relationship between research and writing. Each three-hour class will involve an intensive discussion of class members' work-in-progress, with an emphasis on the craft of writing: finding your "voice," knowing your audience(s), experimenting with style, and expressing complex ideas in ways that are not only clear but compelling.
[1 credit.]

C&I 675 - DRP Seminar - Finding and Applying a Theoretical Framework
Professor Catherine Compton-Lilly, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Mondays, 2-5pm (4 meetings, every other Monday, September 12 - October 24)
In this module, we examine relationships between theory and empirical research. The affordances of various theoretical frameworks will be explored in terms of how they can be accessed to analyze and interpret data. Attention will be paid to how theoretical frameworks can be leveraged to explore research themes and issues.
[1 credit.]

C&I 675 - DRP Seminar - Designing and Teaching College Courses: From the Lecture Stage to the Seminar Room
Professor Erica Halverson, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Tuesdays, 4:30-7pm (5 weeks, September 6 - October 4)
This module will focus on understanding the variety of teaching situations that university professors find themselves in.  We will think through the pedagogical choices available and what these choices mean for designing learning experiences for university students. The final product of the course will be an individually developed course syllabus.
[1 credit.]

School of Education
UW-Madison
1025 W. Johnson St.
Madison, WI 53706

For more information:
Richard Halverson
DRP Director
halverson@education.wisc.edu
608-265-4772

Al Barnicle abarnicle@wisc.edu