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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 »

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 »

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 »

Lens on the Collection: Food

September 15, 2011 by Theresa Pesavento

LSS and the Learning Lab bring you new and exciting films from our library collection for personal, professional, or instructional use! Each month, Lens on the Collection features a different theme and also offers book, music, and website suggestions that compliment films from that month’s selection.

September's Lens on the Collection theme is food. Our "Cinema Delicious" selections feature 13 must-see films that focus on cuisine or food culture. Read more »

Learning Lab and InfoLab open September 6

September 2, 2011 by Lisa Jansen

The Learning Lab and InfoLab will be open on Tuesday, September 6, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Regular hours will begin on Wednesday, September 7. See http://lss.wisc.edu/hours for schedule.

Both labs underwent remodeling this summer and we're excited to show them off! An unveling is planned later this fall. Watch for details at http://lss.wisc.edu/

New DVDs Available

June 22, 2010 by Mary Prochniak

LSS has recently acquired DVDs in the following languages and topics: Read more »

Workshop: Language Learning Activities with Film

April 1, 2010 by Chad Shorter

L&S Learning Support Services will conduct a brown bag workshop on language learning activities with film.  The workshop is open to all language instructors (faculty, staff, and TAs). 

Thursday April 8
12-1pm
Van Hise 254

Please contact Chad Shorter -- chad@lss.wisc.edu -- to indicate that you would like to attend. Read more »

New DVDs Available for Checkout from Learning Lab

February 16, 2010 by Mary Prochniak

The new DVDs are available for checkout in the LSS Learning Lab, 259 Van Hise Hall. Here is a list: Read more »

New DVDs available for checkout from the Media Collection

November 5, 2009 by Mary Prochniak

LSS has recently acquired DVDs in the following languages and topics:

Arabic, South Asia, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Tamil, and General Interest (see Interdepartmental category).

The new DVDs are available for checkout in the the LSS Media Collection, 259 Van Hise Hall. Here is a list: Read more »

Streaming video: Troubleshooting

October 16, 2009 by Karen Tusack

Most of LSS streamed video is in the QuickTime streaming format.  If you cannot successfully view a streamed video, try these steps:

  1. Did you give it the correct ID and password if one is needed?  If not, you will probably be prompted for it again and again until you get them right.
  2. Make sure you have a wired connection and you are on campus.  Wireless internet connections probably will not work, nor will any computer that
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