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Overflow Crowd Witnesses History in Van Hise Hall

January 21, 2009 by Lisa Jansen

Crowd gathering to view the inaugurationOn January 20, 2009 Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States of America. Several campus buildings, including Van Hise Hall, provided space where students, faculty and staff could gather and view inaugural events. Read more »

Grammar Boring? Not in French 311

January 14, 2009 by Lisa Jansen

Photo #1: Students and instructor engaged in debateWhen Janet Caulkins selected Jacqueline Ollivier and Martin Beaudoin’s Grammaire Française (4th ed.) for French 311: Advanced Composition and Conversation, she knew it would be an excellent text for an intensive grammar review. Read more »

Foreign character key combinations (PC)

January 5, 2009 by Sue Weier

The attached document displays two types of key combinations often used when composing non-English documents in Windows.

The Microsoft Word key combinations are a combination of Ctrl-Alt and a letter. These combinations may not work in the rest of the Office Suite. You can use these key combinations when you have an English keyboard selected.

The Windows key combinations are a combination of an Alt key and a number. You may have to use the number pad on your keyboard to enter the number. These key combinations will work in most Windows applications.

Chat: Tips for use in the classroom

December 16, 2008 by Doug Worsham

A great chat, like any lesson, requires some planning beforehand, some good decisions during the class, and a little help from your friends at each step along the way. After observing a number teachers lead successful chats, we’ve compiled this list of tips on both teaching and technology, to help you make your chat sessions great. Read more »

New Van Hise Instructor Guide Available

August 28, 2008 by Lisa Jansen

A new guide for instructors teaching in Van Hise Hall is now available from L&S Learning Support Services.

Van Hise Hall is one of the largest classroom buildings on campus and hosts instructors from every UW-Madison school and college. The one-page guide is intended to provide a quick overview of the facilities and services available in the building, including: Read more »

Podcasting Grants Perfect for Language Teachers

November 10, 2005 by Doug Worsham

This semester DOIT’s Engage program is awarding grants for instructors that integrate podcasts into their classes. Each grant provides $800 plus help from instructional technology staff. Better yet, the grant application is quick and easy. Read more »

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