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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 »

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 »

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