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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 »

Now Hiring: Learning Technology Teaching Assistant

October 17, 2012 by Lisa Jansen

LSS is now accepting applications for a Learning Technology Teaching Assistant (50%).

The LTTA is part of a team that provides support, training, and outreach for instructional technology initiatives in the College of Letters & Science. The LTTA consults with L&S instructional staff, especially TAs, on the development of learning technology solutions for classroom and online learning environments. See http://lss.wisc.edu/graduate_assistants for more information. Read more »

Your Security Checklist

October 12, 2012 by Sue Weier

The more time I spend on my computer, the more concerned I get about security. Luckily, improving security on your computer isn't difficult. Here are some guidelines to keep your workstation safe. Read more »

Locking down UW Data

October 4, 2012 by Sue Weier

Everyone is concerned about privacy and safety these days.  We shred records and forms with personal information.  We lock our doors, password protect our files, and rarely walk alone at night  We're careful when we answer our phones, texts, and email.  We're all acutely aware of the issues of identity theft, keeping us alert and cautious.  Read more »

Happy Cyber-Security Month!

October 2, 2012 by Sue Weier

Better anticipated for Halloween, October is also Cyber Security Month. Instead of ghosts and goblins, beware of malware, viruses, and lost data. To celebrate Cyber Security Month, LSS will feature of series of stories and tweets related to computer and data security. We'll show you how to mitigate your chances of system compromise through a variety of proactive methods. Read more »

Ch-ch-ch-changes

September 17, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

Welcome back to campus and to the fall semester! With the new semester comes a handful of LSS facilities moves and service improvements to better support teaching and learning in L&S. You may have already noticed some of the changes we have made here on the 2nd floor of Van Hise, but check out all of our updates: Read more »

Jobs for students

August 27, 2012 by Lisa Jansen

All positions have been filled for Fall semester.

L&S Learning Support Services employs approximately thirty UW-Madison students throughout the academic year. We offer a fun yet challenging work environment and the opportunity to develop skills employers look for after graduation.

See http://lss.wisc.edu/student-hourly for descriptions and application information. Applications will be accepted until all positions have been filled.

Summer at Learning Support Services

June 4, 2012 by Lisa Jansen

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.

To contact a specific LSS staff member, see our staff directory. Have a great summer!

Hours

  • LSS Main Office (279 Van Hise) 262-1408
    Open all summer, Monday-Friday, 8 am-12 noon and 1-4:30 pm.
  • LSS AV Pool (Note summer location: 259 Van Hise) 262-1678
    Open June 18-August 10, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm.
  • LSS Learning Lab (259 Van Hise) 262-1678 / 262-7759
    Open June 18-August 10, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm.
  • LSS InfoLab (464 Van Hise) 262-4575 / 262-3004
    Open June 18-August 10, Monday-Friday, 11 am-4 pm

Instructor Seminar Series: "Teaching and Learning Networks" wrap up

May 15, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

We held our sixth and last seminar of the academic year, "Beyond the Classroom Walls: Developing your Teaching and Learning Networks," on April 18th. Read more »

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