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Badgers Work (and Play) Online This Summer . . . With a Little Help from LSS

August 10, 2017 by Sigrid Peterson

Summer Online  Teaching Assistants at LSS

Who says summertime is strictly for swimming, sailboats, and strawberry ice cream? Multitasking is the name of the game for the UW Summer Term, when Badgers gather in the classroom and online for teaching and learning. L&S Learning Support Services ("LSS") is an active partner in the university's effort to expand access to high demand classes, scale up the summer session, and help students finish degrees on time. Read more »

E-Text for Grad Student Professional Development

November 16, 2016 by Lane Sunwall

Cover for Developing your web presence

Developing Your Web Presence

University and private-sector employers are increasingly utilizing the internet to vet potential employees. Thus cultivating a web presence that is professional, informative, and positive, is increasingly essential to securing employment after graduate school. There are a number of steps for establishing a "professional web presence." These range from simply taking down public pictures of you at the last party all the way to curating your own website. Lane Sunwall, Ph.D. Read more »

NEW! A Grad Student Guide to Campus Resources for Teaching

January 26, 2016 by Lane Sunwall

As graduate instructors we are all inundated with training, instructional tips, and suggestions our first semester of teaching. Much of this information is then forgotten in the madness that is the first week of class. Flash forward a few weeks into the semester: we’ve already settled into a teaching rut, and are flailing about for new ideas to keep our students engaged. Fear not! You can break free from your instructional malaise using those very University of Wisconsin support services you may have forgot after the conclusion of your introductory training sessions. Read more »

Introduction to LSS Handout

January 14, 2016 by Lane Sunwall

Missed out getting a copy of the LSS handout at TA orientation? Here's where you go to discover all the great things we do here!

German Poster Exhibit

November 30, 2015 by Mary Prochniak

An exhibition on the 25th anniversary of German reunification will be on display in the L&S Learning Lab (Van Hise 259) starting this Wed. afternoon (Dec. 2) until Friday, Dec. 11.  Jeanne Schueller, UW German Department, is coordinating the exhibit.  

A timeline (in English) tracing the fall of the Wall to German unity can be found by clicking the link below.  Read more »

Features

The Van Hise InfoLab (464 Van Hise Hall) is a drop-in computer lab open to all U

Van Hise InfoLab

The Van Hise InfoLab (464 Van Hise Hall) is a drop-in computer lab open to all UW students.

The L&S Learning Lab has the largest collection of foreign language films on cam

Learning Lab

The L&S Learning Lab has the largest collection of foreign language films on campus. Renovation of the second floor study space will be ready Spring 2017.

Ideas all around - find out where Van Hise instructors get new ideas for their t

How do you find new ideas for teaching and learning?

On Facebook: find out where Van Hise instructors get new ideas for their teaching and then share your own!

The L&S AV Pool provides AV solutions to all faculty, staff, and graduate T.A.s

L&S AV Pool

The L&S AV Pool provides AV solutions to all faculty, staff, and graduate T.A.s teaching in Van Hise Hall.

Rm. 274 Van Hise is one of three computer labs available for instructional use b

Van Hise Rm. 274 Computer Lab

Rm. 274 Van Hise is one of three computer labs available for instructional use by L&S courses.

The Van Hise InfoLab (464 Van Hise Hall) is a drop-in computer lab open to all U
The L&S Learning Lab has the largest collection of foreign language films on cam
Ideas all around - find out where Van Hise instructors get new ideas for their t
The L&S AV Pool provides AV solutions to all faculty, staff, and graduate T.A.s
Rm. 274 Van Hise is one of three computer labs available for instructional use b

The LSS main office (279 Van Hise) is generally open from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All LSS facilities (offices and labs) are closed Saturday and Sunday.

Summer 2017: Aug 12 - Sept 5
 
AV EQUIPMENT POOL & MEDIA COLLECTION
Room 259A  Open Close
Closed until September 6
 
INFOLAB
Room 464 Open Close
Closed until September 7  
 
VACATIONS/HOLIDAYS
All LSS facilities will be closed on September 4 for Labor Day.

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