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March Madness in Madison

March 23, 2015 by Mel Beaudry

March Madness is upon us here at UW in more ways than one. Not only did the Badgers earn a number one seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and recently advance to the Sweet Sixteen, but congratulations are also in order to many UW-Madison faculty. So far this month 13 UW faculty members were honored with awards, five of those being College of Letters and Science professors. Read more »

Congratulations to the 2015 Campus-wide Teaching Assistant Award Recipients

March 20, 2015 by Tessa Beeler

Learning Support Services would like to congratulate the 14 Teaching Assistants who received the 2015 Campus-wide Teaching Assistant Awards!  

With over 2,000 Teaching Assistants at UW-Madison, Learning Support Services is proud that almost 70 percent of them work within the College of Letters & Sciences. Teaching Assistants play an essential role in the classroom by enhancing and facilitating students learning at UW-Madison. Without the amazing work that they do, UW-Madison would not be the renowned university it is today.  Read more »

Now Hiring: InfoLab/TechZone Consultant

November 19, 2014 by Lisa Jansen

L&S Learning Support Services is seeking an IT consultant to provide desktop support services to faculty and staff, and oversee operations in a large, drop-in computer lab.

We are located in the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Our department supports teaching, learning, and technology in the College of Letters & Science. The LSS InfoLab provides computers, software, printing services, and equipment for loan to UW-Madison students. The LSS TechZone provides desktop support to faculty and staff in 30 L&S departments, centers, and institutes. Read more »

Features

Theresa Pesavento interviews Van Hise instructors to collect their idea sources

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!

How iPads can be used to integrate media production in higher education

Mobile Media Production in Instructional Design

David Macasaet describes how iPads can be used to integrate media production in higher education.

Engage DMA Awards

L&S LSS Consultants help instructors explore innovative teaching with the Engage DMA Awards.

An example Collaborative Site featuring the "Reading Response" tool.

Knowledge Building with Collaborative Sites

Collaborative Sites support online collaboration, interaction, and knowledge building.

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.

Theresa Pesavento interviews Van Hise instructors to collect their idea sources
How iPads can be used to integrate media production in higher education
An example Collaborative Site featuring the "Reading Response" tool.
The Van Hise InfoLab (464 Van Hise Hall) is a drop-in computer lab open to all U

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 2015 (June 15-August 7)
  
LEARNING LAB (Rm. 259) Open Close
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
 
AV EQUIPMENT POOL (Rm. 259)
Open Close
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
During the summer session, the AV Pool is located in the Learning Lab (Room 259).
  
INFOLAB (Rm. 464) Open Close
Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
 
VACATIONS/HOLIDAYS
With the 4th of July falling on a Saturday (when we are already closed), LSS facilities will be open Monday-Friday during the entire summer session.

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