The Wisconsin Early Childcare Study (WECCS) is a validation study designed to examine whether child care providers in the state of Wisconsin with higher ratings are better able to promote healthy development and learning.
In collaboration with the Chapin Hall Center for Children, the Department of Children and Family Services in the State of Illinois, the Department of Human Services in the State of Iowa, and the Department of Health and Family Services – Division of Children and Family Services in the State of Wisconsin, UWSC interviewed approximately 775 foster care youth placed with foster care providers at Wave 1 in 2002.
The WLS is a unique, large-scale longitudinal study of adults and their families that covers more than half a century of life. It is a valuable resource for research on aging, life course, inter-generational transfers, relationships, family functioning, long term effects of education and cognitive ability, occupational careers, physical and mental well-being, and morbidity and mortality.
WiscAid is a team of researchers committed to understanding the factors affecting student success in college. A better understanding of how much financial aid is needed and the ways aid should be allocated is vital to improving the financial aid system in Wisconsin.
This telephone survey is conducted with students from midwestern high schools, who participated in an in school research project during their civics classes.
The goal of this project is to gather information on young adults’ views and eating habits related to fruit and vegetables. The responses will help develop nutrition education materials for young adults.
The Chicago Longitudinal Study (CLS) is being done to investigate the long-term effects of early childhood interventions on the educational and social development of 1,539 individuals who grew up in high-poverty neighborhoods in Chicago.
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) Advising Surveys of students and advisors were conducted to collect information about students and advisors’ overall experiences and satisfaction with advising at CALS.
This survey asked questions about frequency of use of the Health Sciences Libraries, satisfaction with the libraries and their hours, importance of certain library services and resources, areas of improvement for the library, and respondent demographics.
The entire Spring 2002 graduating class of the Doctor of Pharmacy program (95 students) was contacted by e-mail to participate in the study. Students were asked questions about their overall experiences in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.