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LSS is Hiring an Instructional Technology Consultant

April 27, 2017 by David Macasaet

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/inst Read more »

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 »

Security updates for 6/13/16-6/26/16

June 27, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for June 13 - June 26 are:

1. iTunes 12.4.1 (Windows and MacOS)
2. Mozilla Firefox 47.0 (Windows)

Step-by-step directions for updating can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/how-to/1149 . More information about the security measures taken for TechZone-supported computers can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/security-measures .

 

Security updates for 5/16/16 - 5/27/16

May 16, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for May 16 - May 27 are:

1. Adobe Flash Player 18.0.0.352/21.0.0.242 (Windows)
2. Adobe Air - 21.0.0.215 (Windows)
3. Adobe Acrobat 11.0.16 (Windows and MacOS)
4. Adobe Reader 11.0.16 (Windows and MacOS)
5. Adobe Acrobat DC 2015 (Windows)
6. Adobe Reader DC 2015 (Windows)
7. multiple patches for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 and 2016 (MacOS)
8. multiple patches for Microsoft Office for Windows 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016 (Windows)
9. multiple patches for Windows 7, 8.x, and 10 (Windows) Read more »

Security updates for 5/2/16 - 5/16/16

May 3, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for May 2 - May 16 are:

1. Mozilla Firefox 46.0 (Windows)

Step-by-step directions for updating can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/how-to/1149 . More information about the security measures taken for TechZone-supported computers can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/security-measures .

 

Security updates for 4/19/16 - 5/1/16

May 3, 2016 by Sue Weier

 

The new security updates for April 19 - May 1 are: Please forward this email to your department members.

1. Java 8 Update 77 (Windows and MacOS)
2. Adobe Flash (Windows and MacOS)
3. Adobe Air (Windows and MacOS)
4. Mozilla Firefox (Windows)
5. Safari 9.1 (MacOS)
6. Updates for Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 (Windows)
7. Updates for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, 2016 (MacOS)
8. Updates for Microsoft Windows 7, 8.x, 10 (Windows)
9. Security update 2016-002 (MacOS) Read more »

Security updates for 4/5/16 - 4/17/16

April 19, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for the weeks of April 5 - April 17 are:

1. Adobe Flash 21.0.0.197 (Windows and MacOS)

More information about the security measures taken for TechZone-supported computers can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/node/security-measures.

 

Security updates for 3/21/15 - 4/4/16

March 21, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for the weeks of March 21 - April 4 are: 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!

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