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LSS News - November 2009

What kind of sensitive data lives on your computer?

November 30, 2009 by Sara Nagreen

When a computer has been broken into, one of the questions that I will ask the end user is "Do you have any sensitive data on this machine?"

What is "sensitive data"?  Well, anything that might be used to steal someone's identity. Read more »

Two Workshops: WiscChat and Delivering Video for a Teaching Portfolio

November 24, 2009 by Chad Shorter

L&S Learning Support Services announces two separate workshops:  one on WiscChat and another on delivering video in a Teaching Portfolio.

WiscChat
Thursday 3 December
11 AM - 12 PM
College Library 2257

Delivering Video in a Teaching Portfolio
(Quicktime Pro and iDVD)
Friday 4 December
1-2 PM
Digital Media Center -- 425 Henry Mall
(Room 1240 of the Biotechnology center)

Seating capacity is limited and registration is required. Read more »

Workshop: Delivering Video for a Teaching Portfolio

November 13, 2009 by Chad Shorter

L&S Learning Support Services will conduct a workshop on using QuickTime (Pro) and iDVD to deliver the video portion of a Teaching Portfolio.  These concepts build off of the workshop on obtaining useful video footage for a portfolio, but attendance at the previous workshop is not a prerequisite.  The workshop is open to all college instructors (faculty, staff, and  TAs). Read more »

New Web Survey Hosting Service

November 11, 2009 by Lisa Jansen

UW-Madison faculty, staff and students can now create web surveys, collect and store data, and produce reports using Qualtrics Survey Hosting Service. The best part is that there is no cost to UW-Madison faculty, staff and students! The service is being subsidized by UW-System.

The new service includes: Read more »

Should I upgrade to Windows 7?

November 9, 2009 by Sara Nagreen

windows 7 laptop

Every time there is an update of any sort of software, the question inevitably arises.   Should I upgrade? Read more »

New DVDs available for checkout from the Media Collection

November 5, 2009 by Mary Prochniak

LSS has recently acquired DVDs in the following languages and topics:

Arabic, South Asia, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Tamil, and General Interest (see Interdepartmental category).

The new DVDs are available for checkout in the the LSS Media Collection, 259 Van Hise Hall. Here is a list: Read more »

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