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Workshop: Language, Culture, and Community - Online and Face-to-Face

February 3, 2011 by Doug Worsham

Margaret Merrill, our Learning Technology Teaching Assistant, recently facilitated a lively and stimulating conversation with Italian 102-204 instructors on best practices for integrating online communication in their face-to-face language classes. Read more »

Collaborative Sites: Sending your course roster

August 31, 2010 by admin

See the Office of the Registrar's document on Class Rosters for more information on sending your class roster.

Look for the PDF called: Class Roster Access Tips which contains information on exporting your course roster as a spreadsheet. Be sure to export roster information that includes UW Madison email addresses.


Collaborative Sites: Add a link from to your Collaborative Site

August 31, 2010 by Karen Tusack

The DoIT Knowledge Base (KB) guide on Using the Teaching Resources Module has information on adding teaching resources as links to your Learn@UW course. You can use this guide to add a link from to your Collaborative Site. Read more »

Collaborative Sites: My Account

July 2, 2010 by webintern

My Account is where you customize your interactions on the course website.

**Note - It does not allow you to change your password. To change your password you must change the password associated with your NetID. Read the instructions at

To access your account settings, click your name in the top left hand corner of the screen.

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Collaborative Sites: Create a Glossary Post

July 2, 2010 by Sue Weier

Glossary Post

Glossary Posts allow you to define a term, character, or topic that you are using in your course. You may or may not have the option of a Glossary Post for your course. Read more »

Workshop: Introduction to Collaborative Sites for Learning Language, Literature, and Culture

April 9, 2010 by Chad Shorter

L&S Learning Support Services announces a brown bag workshop on Collaborative Sites specifically aimed at instructors (factuly, staff, TAs)  of language, literature, and culture courses. 

Wednesday April 14     
12 pm

254 Van Hise



Please contact Chad Shorter --
-- to indicate that you would like to attend. Read more »

Collaborative Sites Taking Off in L&S Courses

March 24, 2010 by Doug Worsham

The Collaborative Sites platform has been customized to serve several courses

As the pilot program for Collaborative Sites continues
to grow, L&S instructors are exploring new ways to foster online
interaction in their courses.

This semester, L&S instructors using Collaborative Sites created a
wide range of online interactions for their students, including: Read more »

Collaborative Sites: Tips for Microsoft Word Users

January 7, 2010 by Doug Worsham

Copying and pasting text from Microsoft Word can cause problems on Collaborative Sites.

Microsoft Word produces formatting code that can be confusing for web browsers. Text copied from Microsoft Word and pasted onto a website often includes this extra code and can lead to errors and formatting issues. Different browsers handle this extra formatting code in different ways, so problems may occur in some browsers, but not others.

Here are some tips to avoid formatting problems: Read more »

LSS Collaborates on Global English Course

May 16, 2008 by David Macasaet

L&S Learning Support Services recently completed a pilot course, the Global Spread of English, with University of Wisconsin-Madison English Professor Jane Zuengler. LSS provided the training and support that allowed students to create multimedia assignments and then share content online. Read more »

Supporting Group Collaboration in Your Courses

May 6, 2008 by Doug Worsham

With a new DoIT Engage award program and an innovative new LSS service, now is a great time to explore how instructional technology tools can support and expand the role of group collaboration in your courses.DoIT's Engage Adaptation Award is focused on working with UW-Madison instructors to assess and evaluate technology-enhanced collaborative group work to develop best practices for instructional use. Read more »

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