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LSS is Hiring an Instructional Technology Consultant

October 20, 2017 by Jonathan Klein

We are excited to announce that we're hiring an instructional technology consultant to join our consulting team: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/494905/instructional-technology-consultant.

As an instructional technology consultant at LSS, you would be part of a four-person team that consults on media production, online learning tools and environments, instructional design, the design and use of learning spaces, the development of blended
and online courses, and more. The full list of duties can be seen here: Read more »

LSS TechZone hiring another support specialist

October 19, 2017 by Brad Schantz

LSS is looking for another team member! If you like troubleshooting technology and would enjoy doing so while working with faculty and staff from a wide range of academic departments, the LSS TechZone has the job for you. For further information, see our position posting: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/496421/techzoneinfolab-consultant.

As a TechZone/InfoLab Consultant, you will work as a member of the LSS TechZone team providing a wide range of technology support services to the faculty, staff, and students of twenty-four academic units within the College of Letters & Science. Your duties will include Read more »

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 »

Features

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 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.

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.

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
The L&S Learning Lab has the largest collection of foreign language films on cam
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
Ideas all around - find out where Van Hise instructors get new ideas for their t

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.

LSS labs and classrooms have limited availability during holidays and semester breaks.

Fall 2017: September 6 - December 13

AV EQUIPMENT POOL & MEDIA COLLECTION

Room 259A
Open
Close
Monday - Thursday
8:30 AM
6:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM
4:00 PM

INFOLAB

Room 259A
Open
Close
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM
6:00 PM
Infolab equipment is due 1 hour before closing.

VACATIONS/HOLIDAYS

All LSS facilities will be closed November 23 for Thanksgiving Day.

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