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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

New in the L&S AV Pool: Manage Your Equipment Reservations Online

October 11, 2011 by Doug Worsham

Need to make an equipment reservation after hours? Want to check to see what you have reserved? Need to cancel a reservation?

No problem!

L&S Learning Support Services recently launched a new online reservation system for the L&S AV Pool. It is now easier than ever to create, view, and cancel your equipment reservations.

How does it work? Read more »

5th floor cart: Storage and troubleshooting

September 9, 2011 by Theresa Pesavento

Setting up/shutting down

  1. Unlock the cart
  2. Plug in the cart
  3. The projector should automatically turn on once the cart is plugged in, but if not, turn on the projector
  4. Once the projector fan starts running, turn on the computer
  5. Please shut down the computer and unplug the cart when finished
  6. Make sure to lock the cart!

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Saving and Moving iMovie ‘09 Projects

March 21, 2011 by David Macasaet

iconIn today’s world, the concept and practice of saving and moving digital documents is commonplace and simple. For many, “Save” is second nature. However, when it comes to working with video, the notion of portability is not as simple, and quite the contrary, it’s complexities can sidetrack or hobble video assignments. Read more »

5 Tips for Planning a Successful Digital Media Assignment

March 2, 2011 by Doug Worsham

Invitation to the Biology 151 Digital Media Assignments Showcase

Last semester, LSS consultants worked with instructors across the College of L&S to plan student produced Digital Media Assignments, from science tutorials and mini-documentaries, to digital stories and film critiques.

In this article, we'll walk through a few of our most important take-aways, focusing on Kerry Martin's Biology 151 Honors section. In this course, students created a diverse set of cellular biology and genetics tutorials, and then published their work on their own YouTube channel. We'll also illustrate each of these tips with a video - some of which were used in the planning process, and others that were produced by students in the class.

Ready for the tips? Here's the first five: Read more »

Infolab: Flip Cameras and H2 Audio Recorders!

February 8, 2011 by Lauren Kruse

Grab a Flip Camera for easy movie-making
Need to record audio? Use an H2!

With a seemingly constant flow of people in and out of the room, the Van Hise Infolab, room 464, has become a “go-to” spot for many of UW’s students and faculty. Whether printing an assignment for class, checking the latest news updates, or simply avoiding the cold temperatures outside, the Infolab has a lot to offer its customers. In addition to housing 45 dual boot computers, equipment is available for checkout. Awesome!

A complete list of all equipment available can be found at the Infolab’s website, however, two great pieces of equipment need a little more attention and rental-lovin’ from our customers. Read more »

Adapters: Choosing one to project from your laptop

December 1, 2010 by Doug Worsham

All Macintosh laptops, as well as some PC and netbook computers require video adapters to work with projection equipment. How do you know which mac adapter is right for you?

Consult our laptop adapter guide, with information on the laptop models we see most often in Van Hise. This PDF also shows where students and instructors can go to borrow video adapters.

 

Download the Video Adapter Guide (PDF).

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AV Pool: One touch digital audio recording

September 13, 2010 by Doug Worsham

Phillips audio recorder

Be sure to check out our new super-simple digital audio recorders. They sound great, are easy to use, and provide a convenient solution for recording simple audio interviews, student evaluations, lectures, and other voice recordings.

Just drop by the AV Pool, and ask for a Phillips audio recorder (QFR.907).

You can arrange for a short demo with the AV Pool lab attendant, or use the included how-to guide to record MP3 audio files and transfer them to your computer via USB.

Want to know what they sound like? Of course! Here's a sample recording: Read more »

12 L&S instructors receive Engage DMA Awards

August 23, 2010 by Doug Worsham

12 L&S instructors recently received DoIT Engage Awards to explore Digital Media Assignments (DMA) in their classes. These instructors will work closely with consulting staff and campus librarians to plan innovative multimedia assignments, from short documentaries and digital stories, to scientific tutorials and digital research proposals. Read more »

Summer session AV Equipment now in Van Hise 259

June 15, 2010 by Chad Shorter

L&S Learning Support Services provides Audio-Visual equipment for instructional purposes to all Van Hise and L&S instructors.  During the 2010 Summer Session, that equipment is available in Van Hise 259. 

Van Hise 259
262-8695
M-F 8AM-4PM
June 14 - August 6

Available equipment: Read more »

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