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LSS Collaborates on Global English Course

May 16, 2008 by David Macasaet

L&S Learning Support Services recently completed a pilot course, the Global Spread of English, with University of Wisconsin-Madison English Professor Jane Zuengler. LSS provided the training and support that allowed students to create multimedia assignments and then share content online. Read more »

Supporting Group Collaboration in Your Courses

May 6, 2008 by Doug Worsham

With a new DoIT Engage award program and an innovative new LSS service, now is a great time to explore how instructional technology tools can support and expand the role of group collaboration in your courses.DoIT's Engage Adaptation Award is focused on working with UW-Madison instructors to assess and evaluate technology-enhanced collaborative group work to develop best practices for instructional use. Read more »

LSS Innovations in the Spotlight at Showcase

April 1, 2008 by Doug Worsham

Sue Weier, Doug Worsham, and Sara Ziemendorf with L&S Learning Support Services had a great time presenting a poster sess Read more »

LessonShare in the News

February 22, 2008 by Doug Worsham

L&S LessonShare, our online tool to help communities of instructors in L&S departments share, organize, and collaboratively improve their lessons, handouts, and other teaching materials, was recently featured in the January 28th edition of Wisconsin Week. The article, TAs drive development of a teaching tool, describes the grassroots development of LessonShare by LSS staff in collaboration with German and Italian language instructors. Read more »

Wikis and Blogs - What’s the difference?

June 15, 2007 by Doug Worsham

Over the past couple of weeks, at the T&LS, at the TASI, and in consultations and conversations with faculty and staff around campus, people have been thinking and talking a lot about wikis and blogs, and wondering what these tools can do to support effective teaching and learning. Read more »

LSS projects in the mix at the Teaching and Learning Symposium

May 31, 2007 by Doug Worsham


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Letters and Science Podcasters in Service of the Wisconsin Idea

May 31, 2007 by Doug Worsham

Several L&S instructors will be featured at today's Teaching and Learning Symposium for their efforts to fulfill the Wisconsin Idea through podcasting:

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LessonShare featured at the Teaching and Learning Symposium

May 29, 2007 by Doug Worsham

L&S LessonShare, a new online tool currently being developed by L&S LSS, helps communities of instructors share, organize, and collaboratively improve their lessons, handouts, and other teaching materials. LessonShare preserves the wealth of experience gained by previous teachers while facilitating innovative materials development. It also encourages instructors to adapt lessons for diverse learning styles and teaching scenarios. Read more »

Culturally Authentic Images from the REALIA Project

March 23, 2007 by Shannon Donnally

REALIA

If you are a language teacher, you probably have some photographs from the target culture, but your collection might be incomplete or outdated.

You also might want to have access to digitized images from the target culture but are concerned about copyright issues. Read more »

Great new tools for Spring 2007

January 23, 2007 by Doug Worsham

Looking for interactive and collaborative activities to engage your students? L&S Learning Support Services is here to help you discover "the next big thing" in foreign language teaching. Here are a few of our favorite ideas for enhancing language, literature, and culture instruction. Read more »

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