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Wisc-Online is a consortium of the 16 two-year Wisconsin Technical Colleges formed to support the development and distribution of learning objects authored and technically developed by faculty and multimedia Flash designers.

Anyone may register to access the learning objects.

Yes, the learning objects are available to be used at no cost by teachers and students worldwide via the Internet.

Each learning object has its own unique URL address. You may copy this address and use it on any document/website you wish. As a member of Wisc-Online, you will have your own Wisc-Online page, called My Wisc-Online, on which to display your favorite learning objects. You may give the link to this page to other educators, learners, or users.

You may decide what content you would like to be displayed on the public version of your My Wisc-Online page by clicking the Privacy Settings link directly under your name. When you are on the Privacy Settings page, you may select the content you would like to share.

The Wisc-Online Store is incorporated into the Wisc-Online Repository. Registered individual users may purchase downloads or CDs of learning objects. Organizations are required to enter into a license agreement. They may contact the director of Wisc-Online.

Purchasing downloads of learning objects allows teachers to have the learning objects available for students off line and not have to be dependent upon an Internet connection.

It is the desire of Wisc-Online to freely share the objects on this site; however, the objects are copyrighted and may only be used within the limitations of the Terms and Conditions.

As stated in the Terms and Conditions, the content may not be changed.

Yes, if the learning object has an e-mail feature for learners to use when online, this capability will become disabled when the learning object is downloaded.

If you choose the download option when purchasing a learning object, the download link for your purchase will be available immediately after your credit card payment is processed. This link will expire after three hours.

Yes, you may choose to have a CD of the learning objects mailed to you. Your order will be shipped within one business day.

If you have a webpage, and have linked objects from Wisc-Online in the past, the old links will continue to work. To link new objects or to use the new links to old objects, just copy and paste the URL from your browser address bar.

If you have copyright-cleared objects that you would like to place on the Wisc-Online site, you may contact us to be considered for inclusion within the repository. All objects to be posted will be reviewed by subject matter experts and must meet our quality standards.

Yes, we can build a customized learning object for you. Contact Wisc-Online to discuss fees. For more information about all training and services provided by Wisc-Online, see Services.

GameBuilder is a software system created by Wisc-Online that allows instructors and trainers to enter questions and answers into a game template. A variety of templates is available.

Faculty employed by the Wisconsin Technical College System may build games at no cost. Other interested persons may purchase an annual subscription. You may view subscription options from the My Game section of your My Wisc-Online page.



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