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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 »

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 »

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.

Special Projects Lab

L&S instructors may use a variety of mulitmedia software in the Special Projects Lab (287 Van Hise).

From grassroots media to professional productions, the LSS Media Services team i

Media Services

From grassroots media to professional productions, LSS is here to help with your next instructional media project.

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

Knowledge Building with Collaborative Sites

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

Theresa Pesavento interviews Van Hise instructors to collect their idea sources
How iPads can be used to integrate media production in higher education
From grassroots media to professional productions, the LSS Media Services team i
An example Collaborative Site featuring the "Reading Response" tool.

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 Break 2016 (May 16 - June 10)
 

All LSS locations, including the Learning Lab, the AV Pool, and the InfoLab, are closed for summer break.

LSS facilities will reopen on Monday, June 13.

  

LEARNING LAB 
(Rm. 259)

Closed
     
AV EQUIPMENT POOL (Rm. 259)
Closed
If you need assistance, stop in to 259 VH or call 262-1678.
  
INFOLAB (Rm. 464)
Closed    
     

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