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NEW!!! E-Text for Grad Student Professional Development

November 16, 2016 by Lane Sunwall

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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 »

"Mailbox Update" phishing email

November 23, 2015 by Sue Weier

There's nothing like a campus-wide phishing email to enliven a Monday afternoon.  Today, the TechZone began receiving messages from many faculty and staff regarding a suspicious email.  The email is titled "University of Wisconsin-Madison Mailbox Update" and appears to be hitting much of campus. The message is not legitimate, so we wanted to warn everyone to be careful where they click. 

Note the following interesting parts of thie email: 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.

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 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.

The Van Hise InfoLab (464 Van Hise Hall) is a drop-in computer lab open to all U
Rm. 274 Van Hise is one of three computer labs available for instructional use b
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

Hours

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: June 17-August 11
 
LEARNING LAB & AV EQUIPMENT POOL
Room 259A  Open Close
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
 
INFOLAB
Room 464 Open Close
Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
 
VACATIONS/HOLIDAYS
All LSS facilities will be closed on Monday, July 4 for Independence Day.

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