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Dr. Xueli Wang

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Dr. Xueli Wang


Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis (ELPA)

270-H Education Building  binoculars icon
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1326
Office: 608/263-5451
Fax: 608/265-3135

xwang273@wisc.edu

Education

BA, English
Beijing International Studies University

MA, Applied Linguistics
Beijing International Studies University

MA, Higher Education and Student Affairs
The Ohio State University

Ph D, Higher Education
The Ohio State University


 

 

Teaching Interests

Community Colleges, Assessment in Higher Education,The Impact of College on Students, Research Methods in Education

Scheduled Teaching

  • Fall 2013 - Research or Thesis
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 990, Section: 063, Minimum Credit Hours: 1, Maximum Credit Hours: 12, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Individual
     
  • Fall 2013 - The American Community College
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 940, Section: 002, Maximum Credit Hours: 3, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Lecture
     
  • Spring 2013 - Assessment in Higher Education
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 940, Section: 005, Maximum Credit Hours: 3, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Lecture
     
  • Spring 2013 - Research or Thesis
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 990, Section: 063, Minimum Credit Hours: 1, Maximum Credit Hours: 12, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Individual
     
  • Summer 2013 - Research or Thesis
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 990, Section: 063, Minimum Credit Hours: 1, Maximum Credit Hours: 9, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Individual
     
  • Fall 2012 - Research or Thesis
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 990, Section: 063, Minimum Credit Hours: 1, Maximum Credit Hours: 12, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Lecture
     
  • Fall 2012 - The American Community College
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 940, Section: 005, Maximum Credit Hours: 3, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Lecture
     
  • Spring 2012 - Independent Reading
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 999, Section: 063, Minimum Credit Hours: 1, Maximum Credit Hours: 3, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Individual
     
  • Spring 2012 - Research Methods and Procedures in Educational Administration
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 725, Section: 001, Maximum Credit Hours: 3, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Lecture
     
  • Spring 2012 - Research Methods and Procedures in Educational Administration
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 725, Section: 002, Maximum Credit Hours: 3, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Individual
     
  • Summer 2012 - Research or Thesis
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 990, Section: 063, Minimum Credit Hours: 1, Maximum Credit Hours: 9, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Individual
     
  • Fall 2011 - The American Community College
    Course Prefix: 305, Course Number: 940, Section: 007, Maximum Credit Hours: 3, Course Level: Graduate, Course Delivery Mode: Lecture
     

Research Interests

Community Colleges,Transfer Students, College Student Success, STEM Education

Grants and Sponsorships

  • 2011-2015 - Amount: $1,199,016.00, "Improving Educational Outcomes In Manufacturing Engineering Technologist And Technician Education (mette) Programs," Awarded By: National Science Foundation, Grant Institution: National Science Foundation, Xueli Wang, Co-Principal.
  • 2013-2014 - Amount: $25,718.00, Awarded By: The Graduate School Research Committee, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Xueli Wang, Principal.
  • 2013-2014 - Amount: $39,999.00, Awarded By: Association for Institutional Research, Sponsor Type: Federal, Xueli Wang, Principal.
  • 2012-2014 - Amount: $30,000.00, Awarded By: AERA Grants Program, Xueli Wang, Principal.
  • 2012-2013 - Amount: $39,637.00, Awarded By: The Graduate School Research Committee, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Xueli Wang, Principal.
  • 2011-2012 - Amount: $39,378.00, Awarded By: Association for Institutional Research/National Center for Education Statistics /National Science Foundation/National Postsecondary Education Cooperative, Xueli Wang, Principal.
  • 2007-2008 - Amount: $15,000.00, Awarded By: Dissertation Grants Program of Association for Institutional Research/National Center for Education Statistics/National Science Foundation/National Postsecondary Education Cooperative, Xueli Wang, Principal.

Publications

  • Wang, X., & Wickersham, K. (in press). Postsecondary co-enrollment and baccalaureate completion: A look at both beginning 4-year college students and baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges. Research in Higher Education.
  • Wang, X. (2013). Modeling entrance into STEM fields of study among students beginning at community colleges and four-year institutions. Research in Higher Education. 54(6), 664-692.
  • Wang, X., & Kennedy-Phillips, L. (2013). Focusing on the sophomores: Characteristics associated with the academic and social involvement of second-year college students. Journal of College Student Development. 54(5), 541-548.
  • Wang, X., & McCready, B. (2013). The effect of postsecondary co-enrollment on college success: Initial evidence and implications for policy and future research. Educational Researcher. 42(7), 392-402.
  • Wang, X. (2013). Why Students Choose STEM Majors: Motivation, High School Learning, and Postsecondary Context of Support. American Educational Research Journal. 50(5), 1081-1121.
  • Wang, X. (2013). Baccalaureate Expectations of Community College Students: Socio-Demographic, Motivational, and Contextual Influences. Teachers College Record. 115(4).
  • Wang, X. (2012). Academic performance of community college transfers: Psychological, socio-demographic, and educational correlates. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. 36(11), 872-883.
  • Wang, X. (2012). Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges. Journal of Higher Education. 83(6), 851-875.
  • Wang, X. (2012). Stability of Educational Expectations Among Baccalaureate Aspirants Beginning at Community Colleges. Community College Review. 40(4), 300-319.
  • Wang, X., & Hurley, S. (2012). Assessment as a scholarly activity? Faculty perceptions of and willingness to engage in student learning assessment. Journal of General Education. 61(1), 1-15.
  • Wang, X., & Wharton, B.I. (2010). The differential patterns of college involvement between transfer and native students. Journal of The First-Year Experience and Students In Transition. 22(1).
  • Wang, X. (2009). Baccalaureate attainment and college persistence of community college transfer students at four-year institutions. Research in Higher Education. 50(6).
  • Wang, X. The role of community colleges in broadening the STEM participation by underrepresented minorities: A national picture. In Wood, J. L. & Palmer. R. T (Eds.), Examining the role of community colleges in STEM production: A focus on underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, (pp. 3-16). New York: Routledge.

Departmental Service

  • Program Committee
    Dates of Membership: Sep. 2011 - June 2013
  • Committee Member.

  • Human Resource Committee
    Dates of Membership: Sep. 2010 - June 2011
  • Committee Member.

School Service

  • Global Education Committee
    Dates of Membership: Sep. 2011 - June 2013
  • Member.

Public Service

  • ASHE Dissertation of the Year Award Committee
    Dates of Membership: 2013 - 2013
  • Committee Member.

  • Council on Ethnic Participation (CEP) Awards Committee for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
    Dates of Membership: 2012 - 2012
  • Committee Member.

  • Journal of The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
  • Editorial Review Board Member. Period of Service: 2012 - 2015

Awards and Honors

  • Early Career Scholar
    Organization: Committee on Scholars of Color in Education (CSCE)'s Research-Mentoring Program, American Educational Research Association
    Date(s): 2013
  • Teacher of the Year
    Organization: University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
    Description: Presented by ELPA students in recognition of extraordinary teaching.
    Date(s): 2011 - 2012
  • Young Academic Fellow
    Organization: Institute of Higher Education Policy and Lumina Foundation for Education
    Date(s): 2011 - 2012
  • AIR/NSF/NECS Dissertation Grant Receipient
    Date(s): 2007 - 2008
  • University Fellow
    Organization: The Ohio State University
    Date(s): 2004 - 2005
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