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Lens on the Collection: Tremendous Trilogies

February 1, 2012 by Theresa Pesavento

Ease back into school and start the spring semester with a triliogy (or two) during a study break! January's Lens on the Collection theme is trilogies. Our "Tremendous Trilogies" selections feature 21 must-see films. See the attached list for the titles and descriptions of our recommended picks. We've also chosen some great songs, books, and websites for you, so check these out on the bulletin board outside of the Learning Lab 259 VH! Read more »

Learn@UW Training Sessions January 17-18

January 5, 2012 by Lisa Jansen

Learn@UW: More than just a course Web site

DoIT Academic Technology is again offering free training sessions for Learn@UW on January 17 and 18. Topics include: Read more »

Finals Week Hours

December 15, 2011 by Lisa Jansen

LSS offices will be open normal hours through December 23. Hours for the AV Pool, Learning Lab, and InfoLab are as follows: Read more »

Meet Theresa Pesavento

December 9, 2011 by Lauren Kruse

Meet Theresa Pesavento, our Learning Technology Teaching Assistant!

It is likely that those who frequent Van Hise have already seen her friendly face in the halls or have had a chance to work with her, but we wanted to catch up with Theresa and get to know more.  Read our interview here:

LSS: Prior to working for LSS, you taught here as a language instructor, correct? Read more »

LSS Mobile Showcase

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 »

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