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LSS News - October 2011

New CIO Role for Bruno Browning

October 28, 2011 by Lisa Jansen

Bruno Browning

Question: Who is Bruno Browning?


A. Director of L&S Learning Support Services
B. CIO (Chief Information Officer) of the College of Letters & Science
C. Both

If you answered "C" you are correct!

Many LSS patrons already know Bruno Browning as Director of L&S Learning Support Services. Lately you may also have heard him referred to as CIO of the College of Letters & Science. What does this mean? Read more »

Workshop: Get started with Syntax Untangler!

October 19, 2011 by Doug Worsham

Over lunch you’ll create your own online game for your students to play right away, drilling them on how to recognize and parse any sort of small-scale textual structure, in any language or script.

Date: Nov. 1, 2011

Time:  Noon - 1 pm

Location: 274 Van Hise Hall

Google Sites: Quick Website Templates for You and Your Students

October 13, 2011 by Karen Tusack

UWGoogle site example

This fall the UW-Madison is providing new tools for instructors through a Higher Education license for Google Docs and Google Sites. This license is a way for UW students and instructors to use certain Google applications while protecting intellectual property and student FERPA rights.

To use either UWGoogle Docs or UWGoogle Sites go to and activate your UW Google account via NetID. This account is separate from any personal account you might have with Google, so you will not see any Google Docs you have in your personal account. Read more »

New in the L&S AV Pool: Manage Your Equipment Reservations Online

October 11, 2011 by Doug Worsham

Need to make an equipment reservation after hours? Want to check to see what you have reserved? Need to cancel a reservation?

No problem!

L&S Learning Support Services recently launched a new online reservation system for the L&S AV Pool. It is now easier than ever to create, view, and cancel your equipment reservations.

How does it work? Read more »

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