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Training and Support for TAs Using Instructional Technology

February 14, 2008 by Lisa Jansen

For Teaching Assistants in the College of Letters & Science, instructional technology training and support is just an email or phone call away. Below is a list of campus departments that provide free services to TAs.

L&S Learning Support Services
LSS provides a variety of services free to all L&S faculty and instructional staff. We offer one-on-one consulting for any project involving use of instructional technology, including: Read more »

Audience, Authorship and Assessment in Wiki Projects

June 26, 2007 by Doug Worsham

Audience, authorship, and assessment are key issues in the development of any collaborative writing project.

At the recent International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT) conference, Lauren Rosen (UW Collaborative Language Program) and Doug Worsham (L&S LSS) presented on the role of audience, authorship, and assessment in two very different wiki projects – a semester long project in a Japanese course that linked students at a distance and a short term project in a single section of a French course. 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:

Subscribe to the Wisconsin Idea: Extending the Classroom through Podcasting

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 »

Madly Moodling!

February 10, 2006 by Sue Weier

LSS is always trying to find innovative ways to make teaching with technology fun and effective. This semester, we’ve set up a Moodle site for several courses to use. Moodle is a course management system that provides a wide activity set along with great language support. Because Read more »

Record, Edit, and Play!

September 16, 2005 by Doug Worsham

Record, Edit, and Play!

Creating your own audio materials with Audacity

Thursday, September 22, 3:30 PM.250 Van Hise Read more »

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