College of Education & Professional Studies

Contact Us

Office: Winther Hall Information Desk window (main floor lobby)
Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday
Phone: (262) 472-1101
E-mail: education@uww.edu

Wisconsin Instructional Technology Resource Center

We are the Wisconsin Instructional Technology Resource Center (WITRC). Our goal is to help support the technological needs of the students and faculty in the College of Education and Professional Studies. Our duties include:

  • Supporting computer labs which are available to individuals and classes.
  • Supporting the technology classrooms located throughout the College of Education and Professional Studies, many of which contain SmartBoards.
  • Consulting educators on technology purchasing options.

Student Resources

Below are the many resources provided to students in the College of Education and Professional Studies. Please inquire if you have any questions about accessing technology at the university, need to purchase a computer or software, or are having problems getting help from technology services. Contact a lab monitor by stopping in Winther Hall 1006 or by calling (262) 472-2844.

Collaboratory Labs
Students in the College of Education and Professional Studies may reserve the Collaboratory Labs, or col-labs, for group work. To reserve a col-lab, speak to a lab monitor in WH-1006.

Computer Labs
Winther Hall 1006 contains a computer lab that are staffed by student lab monitors who can assist you with technology issues.

ACL
The Active Collaboration Lab has a SMART Board, a Promethean Board, and a Cisco Telepresence system.

Google Docs
Google Docs is a great tool available to students for collaborative, real-time editing of documents, presentations and spreadsheets. Files created with Google Docs are similar to those made with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Using Google Docs also allows students to access their files anywhere without carrying them around on a USB flash drive.

Wireless Internet Access
UW-Whitewater has many wifi hotspots around campus, including in the WH-1006 computer labs. If you are having trouble setting up your wireless connection, you may refer to How to Connect to UW-W Wireless, ask a lab monitor for help, or call the help desk at (262) 472-4357.

Faculty Resources

Jon SpikeJon Spike, Coordinator of Instructional Technology & Integration Services, is available to assist you with your computing needs. Assistance can vary from a simple consultation to co-teaching a class session with you. Most services listed below should be reserved in advance, and additional resources may be available through your department or University Computing.

If you have any questions about accessing technology at the University, need to purchase a computer or software, or are having problems getting help from technology services, please contact:Jon Spike
1006 Winther 
262-472-2838 
spikej@uww.edu...or visit us in Winther Hall 1006.

Equipment Reservations
Faculty members may reserve a variety of portable equipment. These loans are generally 1-5 days long, but longer loans may be considered for special circumstances. To reserve equipment, email witrc@uww.edu or speak to a lab monitor.

Lab Reservations
Winther Hall 1006 contains a computer lab that is staffed by student lab monitors who can assist you with technology issues. Two collaboratory labs are also available for group work. These labs may be used by faculty 24/7 by reserving a lab. To reserve a lab, email witrc@uww.edu or speak to a lab monitor.

ACL
The Active Collaboration Lab has a SMART Board, a Promethean Board, and a Cisco Telepresence system.

Technology Classrooms
The College currently has 26 technology classrooms which have equipment permanently installed to facilitate your use of technology. Help with getting started in these rooms and the key to the computer desk are available from WITRC. If you would like any assistance in using a technology classroom, please call (262) 472-2838.

Web Site Help
We can create a website for your program, department, or faculty profile page. Websites are ideal for handling repetitive queries of common information and for marketing your programs.

On-Line Teaching

If you are thinking of moving a course or program online, we and the Learning Technology Center (LTC) are ready to help you. Instructional design, production resources, podcasts, video support and more are available. Please inquire about how we can support you.

Lab Access

The labs are staffed by student lab monitors in case you need assistance. The Gretel Lab and the Williams Center Lab are open to all students when not in use by classes.

Reservations

Faculty members may reserve the Gretel, Active Collaboration and Collaboratory Labs by using the form below or speaking to a lab monitor in WH-1006. To reserve the Williams Center Lab, send an email or call the lab at 262-472-5688.Students may reserve the Collaboratory Labs or the Production room by speaking to a lab monitor in WH-1006.


Gretel Lab - Winther Hall 1006

  • 21 total computers (14 PCs and 7 Macs), two with scanners
  • Projector
  • Black and white printer
  • Center of the room contains tables for group discussions

Active Collaboration Lab - Winther Hall 1006F

  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Telepresence video conferencing system
  • Virtual Reality Experience

Williams Center Lab - Williams Center 187

  • 25 total computers (24 PCs, 1 Mac), one with scanner
  • Black and white printer
  • More Information

Collaboratory Labs - Winther Hall 1010 and 1011

  • Can be reserved by College of Education & Professional Studies students
  • Available for small group work
  • Both labs have a SMART Board and a telepresence video conferencing system
  • More information

Digital Sign

WITRC maintains digital signs in Winter Hall. You can send us an announcement you would like displayed on the digital signs by using the Winter Hall Digital Sign Announcement Form. These are the signs we currently manage: 

WH 1006 Outer Wall

WH 1001 Outer Wall

WH Lobby

WH 3030 Outer Wall