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New Campus Moodle Service Available

January 8, 2013 by Karen Tusack

Last semester, the UW-Madison rolled out a new campus-wide service which has been offered by numerous individual schools or departments for some time and which you might have heard of, called Moodle. Moodle is now available for any timetable course. Read more »

Winter Break Hours

January 3, 2013 by Theresa Pesavento

The LSS AV Pool, InfoLab, and Learning Lab are all closed during Winter Break (December 28 - January 21). The AV Pool will reopen on January 22nd, and the InfoLab and Learning Lab will reopen on January 23rd. Please see our Spring Hours for information about when these facilities will be open during the regular semester.

All LSS offices, including the Tech Zone, will be open normal hours during Winter Break.

If you need assistance or have questions about these closed facilities before the start of the semester, please contact the LSS Main Office.

Finals Week Hours at LSS

December 17, 2012 by Lisa Jansen

LSS offices will be open normal hours during Finals Week, December 17-21.

The Learning Lab and InfoLab will be open the following hours:

Learning Lab (259 Van Hise)

  • Monday, December 17: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday, December 18: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Wednesday, December 19: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Thursday, December 20: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Friday, December 21: 10 am to 12 noon

InfoLab (464 Van Hise)

  • Monday, December 17: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday, December 18: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Wednesday, December 19: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Thursday, December 20: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Friday, December 21: 10 am to 12 noon

Both labs will be closed until January 23.

Now Hiring: Graduate Project Assistant (50%)

November 26, 2012 by Lisa Jansen

L&S Learning Support Services seeks a qualified graduate project assistant to provide technical support for several departments in the College of Letters & Science. The application deadline is November 26, 2012.

See for more information including qualifications, duties, salary and application instructions.

Now Hiring: Instructional Technology Consultant

November 20, 2012 by Lisa Jansen

L&S Learning Support Services is hiring an Instructional Technology Consultant to consult within a wide variety of instructional scenarios, including blended and online learning, instructional design, classroom technology, and media integration. This new consultant will join our four-person consulting team here in LSS. This is a full-time academic staff position with excellent benefits. Read more »

Media Arts Production online workshop starts November 19th

November 19, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

We invite you to our second online workshop session, Media Arts Production, starting November 19th. Read more »

Identity Finder: What do I do now?

November 12, 2012 by Sue Weier

Identity Finder logo

Identity Finder is a software tool that helps find restricted or sensitive data saved in files on your computer. In departments supported by L&S Learning Support Services, Identity Finder automatically runs each week. When the scan finishes, the report window opens on your desktop.

So what do you do now? 

You're confronted with a list of files that may, or may not, have sensitive data. This article will give you some ideas about how to approach your Identity Finder report. Read more »

Lens on the collection: Religon in Film

November 2, 2012 by Emily Schneider

Our new Lens on the Collection board delves into the topic of religion.  As such, the Learning Lab invites you to contemplate upon matters of faith by checking out our collection of some of the world's best foreign films on religion. Read more »

MTLE Faculty Fellow Program

October 24, 2012 by Heba Elorbany

For new faculty members on the tenure track, the road to tenure can be filled with many questions about the most effective teaching methods, how to design an inventive curriculum, and more. These are the exact questions that Madison Teaching and Learning Experience (MTLE) seeks to answer in their Faculty Fellow program. Read more »

Online workshop series starting October 22nd

October 17, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

L&S Learning Support Services is excited to bring you our 2012-2013 online workshop series, and we invite you to for our first session starting next Monday, October 22nd. Read more »

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