L&S Media Services Offered
Faculty and staff may check out equipment from L&S Media, such as laptops and video projectors. Those interested in long-term checkouts need to fill out this AV Checkout Form [PDF].
Faculty interested in purchasing a computer for academic use or using their current computer for a different purpose need to fill out this Used Computer Purchase and Repurposing Form [PDF].
D2L (Desire to Learn) is the course management system used for all UW-Whitewater courses, including regular classes, online classes, and hybrid classes.
We are available to assist faculty create, update and manage D2L courses. We can show you how to set up your courses, upload content, create assignments, quizzes, and tests, and utilize the extra features such as the discussion board.
Second Life: Support and Development
L&S Media supports teaching using virtual worlds such as Second Life. We can assist with technical issues experienced with Second Life and developing materials that may be used in Second Life. Please visit our Second Life webpage or contact Matt Baier for more information or to get started using Second Life for your course.
Technology can be the perfect ally or a bitter enemy. Need help? We're here for you! If you need computer support, upgrades, or new technology, we can help with that. Having issues with services like email, password, or printing? We can assist you with that! Our Tech Liaison from the Helpdesk is here to help with everything from printer issues to setting up and reimaging computers so that they are up-to-date and use the latest technology we have available.
Video Editing and Recording
L&S Media will support face to face and online courses through creation of instructional video, closed captioning of video (as an approved accomodation for students with disabilities), and streaming of instructional video for online classes.
L&S Media is available for making updates and changes to department, advising and audience pages on the College of Letters and Sciences site, as well as creating new pages for programs or instructional initiatives.
We also offer the ability to sit down and walk through various applications like Blogs and My Profile to assist you with making your own changes and updates. Our goal is to help empower faculty and staff and allow them to make their own changes and updates easily, effectively, and conveniently. For new web projects, faculty and staff are required to fill out this Web Development Form [PDF].