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LSS News - May 2008

Summer at Learning Support Services

May 27, 2008 by Lisa Jansen

Did you know that L&S Learning Support Services is open all summer long?

Not only are LSS staff available to assist with summer and fall courses, but also items from the AV Pool and media collection are available for reservation and checkout (even when the AV Pool and Learning Lab are closed!)Summer hours are listed below. 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 »

10th Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium

May 7, 2008 by Lisa Jansen

Celebrating 10 Years, 1999-2008Several LSS staff will be participating in the 10th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium May 21-23 at the Pyle Center.

The annual Teaching & Learning Symposium brings together all of us—faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students—to share best practices, celebrate accomplishments, discuss new teaching pedagogy, and explore themes of mutual interest. 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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