Instructional Communications Systems / ICS

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(855) 289-9177 -- General Information
(608) 262-4342 -- General Information, Immediate Technical Assistance
(800) 442-4614 -- Immediate Technical Assistance or Scheduling System Test

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706-1420

Instructional Communications Systems is an academic support unit within the University of Wisconsin-Extension Broadcasting and Media Innovations division.

Located in The Pyle Center, UW-Extension's state-of-the-art conference and distance education center in Madison, ICS provides program coordination, instructional design and training, and technical and program support, along with a full array of interactive electronic services.

ICS-managed technologies include:
  • WisLine Anytime, reservationless, 24x7 phone conferencing
  • WisLine Audio Plus, reserved phone conferencing with full operator support
  • WisLine Web, web conferencing using Blackboard Collaborate, WebEx, or Adobe Connect
  • WisLine Video, interactive, high definition video conferencing from your mobile device, desktop or video-enabled
  • WisLine Webcast, broadcast live streaming video plus content or record and share for on-demand playback on the web
  • Video recording and streaming studios, professional studio facilities for high-quality video and audio recording and streaming in The Pyle Center