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November 28, 2011 by Jonathan Klein

iPad with background photo of Bascom Hall

Join Us!

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 

Van Hise Hall, Room 294

12:15-1:15 PM
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Lens on the Collection: November is Mystery Mania!

November 22, 2011 by Theresa Pesavento

Have some extra time over the Thanksgiving break and want to settle in with a good, scary movie? You're in luck! November's Lens on the Collection theme is mysteries. Our "Mystery Mania" selections feature 12 must-see mysteries and thrillers. See the attached list for the titles and descriptions of our recommended mystery picks. We've also chosen some great mystery songs, books, and websites for you, so check these out, too! Read more »

LSS Open House

November 14, 2011 by Theresa Pesavento

Artwork from LSS renovation

L&S Learning Support Services is having an open house on Friday, November 18th from 2 to 4pm. Come visit our renovated facilities, learn about new AV Pool and Media Services equipment, see the fantastic new artwork in some of our labs, and talk with our LSS staff!

Our renovations include:
-Library/Learning Lab (259 VH): Partial renovation and art by two Wisconsin artists
-Study Hall (455 VH): Photography, painting, and sculpture by three Wisconsin artists
-InfoLab (464 VH): Renovation of entire lab Read more »

Writing Good Clicker Questions

November 8, 2011 by Karen Tusack


iClicker (, the recommended response system for UW-Madison, hosts frequent webinars to help instructors make the best use of clickers in the classroom. Last summer they hosted a series of 3 free, short (30 minute) webinars open to the public on writing good clicker questions using both the original iClicker and the new iClicker2. To view the webinars in their entirety, go to and click on Attend a Session (on the left), and then on Recorded Sessions (also on the left). Read more »

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

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