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.

Personal Technology Training

Do you need help with:

  • Making your field work video
  • Creating a Smartboard project
  • Using iPads in the classroom
  • Other technology questions or concerns you may have

The Winther Computer lab now has individual training sessions with lab monitors who can help you with any sort of technology training you may need

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.
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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.Students working in a Collaboratory Lab

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.

Production

Some resources such as scanners, DVD recorders, video editing, and web page development are available for your use through WITRC. Also, several sound and video production guides can be found on our Guides page. Students may reserve our [[ production room ]] by speaking to a lab monitor in WH-1006. Students who want to reserve equipment for check out should contact a faculty member and have them reserve it.

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.