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Q&A with David Macasaet: LSS' Resident Filmmaker

March 10, 2014 by Hayley Braun

Last month, we were thrilled to announce that David Macasaet, Senior Instructional Technology Consultant and Media Services Coordinator here at LSS, co-directed a short documentary that was selected for the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival. “The Round Barns of Vernon County” explores the fascinating history of the unusual round structures that are unique to the rural areas in Vernon County, Wisconsin. One of the round barns is just down the street from the home where Macaset grew up in Viroqua, Wisconsin. Read more »

Beyond Office Hours: Improving student-instructor communication via digital tools

March 13, 2014 by Lane Sunwall

Earlier this month, Learning Support Services in collaboration with the College of Letters and Science hosted a workshop designed to help instructors improve communication with their students using digital tools and resources. Read more »

Congratulations to our TA award recipients!

February 26, 2014 by Maddy Horan

Congratulations to the 15 excellent University of Wisconsin-Madison teaching assistants who will be honored at the 10th annual College of Letters and Science Campuswide Teaching Assistant Awards! UW-Madison employs over one thousand teaching assistants every year in a variety of departments. The awards honor teaching assistants for their outstanding work in the development of UW-Madison students. The 15 will recieve one of four awards: Capstone Ph.D. Teaching Award, Early Excellence in Teaching Award, Innovations in Teaching Award and Exceptional Service Award. Read more »

LSS filmmaker David Macasaet's film selected for 2014 WI Film Festival

February 5, 2014 by Theresa Pesavento

The 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival selections were recently announced, and amongst the chosen was "The Round Barns of Vernon County," a short documentary directed by L&S Learning Support Services' very own David Macasaet. David, LSS Media Services Coordinator and Senior Instructional Technology Consultant, co-produced the documentary with fellow UW-Madison and LSS alumnus Shahin Izadi. The documentary will be screened at this spring's festival, scheduled for April 3-10, 2014. Read more »

Van Hise Stair Mastery

January 31, 2014 by Theresa Pesavento

Love or hate the Van Hise stairs, two of our very own in Van Hise Hall have found the silver lining in the many flights stairs in the 18-story building. LSS Director and L&S CIO Bruno Browning and German Department Coordinator Joan Leffler regularly eschew elevator rides in favor of climbing the stairs. Their climbing routines offer fitness benefits, provide mini-breaks throughout their days, and even build community: Bruno and Joan sometimes pass each other and other Van Hise climbers during their daily walks. 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!

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.

The L&S Learning Support Services Social Media Team keeps you up to date on the

Connect with the LSS Social Media Team

Follow us on FaceBook and Twitter to get the latest learning technology news from our social media team.

Editing your language skit assignment in iMovie on an iPad 2

iMovie for iPad Tutorial

Mobile Media Production: How to edit a short video in iMovie on an iPad 2.

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.

Theresa Pesavento interviews Van Hise instructors to collect their idea sources
From grassroots media to professional productions, the LSS Media Services team i
The L&S Learning Support Services Social Media Team keeps you up to date on the
Editing your language skit assignment in iMovie on an iPad 2
How iPads can be used to integrate media production in higher education

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.

  
Spring 2013 (Jan 21 - May 9)
  
LEARNING LAB (Rm. 259) Open Close
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 am 3:30 pm
 
AV EQUIPMENT POOL (Rm. 286)
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Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
If you need assistance, stop in to 286 VH or call 262-1678
  
INFOLAB (Rm. 464) Open Close
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. 7:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 am 6 pm
VACATIONS/HOLIDAYS
The LSS AV Pool, InfoLab and Learning Lab will be closed for Spring break, March 17-21.

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