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LSS News - June 2009

LSS Contributes to New Media Initiative

June 26, 2009 by David Macasaet

L&S Learning Support Services recently helped produce a series of short digital audio stories for Inside Islam: Dialogues and Debates.

In the first short story of the series, Talant Mawkanuli, a prominent linguist of Central Eurasian Turkic languages and an accomplished dombra player, talks about the connection between music and Islam in Central Asia and the sound and feeling of the Koran.

Listen to the Audio Story Read more »

Learning beyond the classroom with iTunes U

June 16, 2009 by Doug Worsham

iTunesU Homepage - University of Wisconsin Madison

University Communications' recent launch of iTunesU for UW-Madison offers a great new platform for instructors to share instructional media with their students as well as with a wide audience outside the walls of campus classrooms.

One of the first features on the new site, Personalidades, shows how an iTunesU podcast can serve UW-Madison students and at the same time bring the work of the University to people throughout Wisconsin and around the world. Read more »

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