Travel Writing

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TOMORROW @ 6:30pm in the DLC – Spring Break Storytelling – FREE -

Categories: Events, GSIPM

GSIPM and the HuSAND Group would like to invite you to join us Tomorrow evening from 6:30-8:30pm for an evening of story telling and post-spring break networking at the DLC.  This FREE event will feature a panel of selected students … Continue reading Continue reading

Wrapping Up the Colloquium with International Trade Lawyer Gary Horlick

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Gary Horlick, a prominent and influential international trade lawyer will offer the final 2014 Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium guest lecture at the Institute on Monday, April 28 in MG102, 6-9pm. This year’s Colloquium brought a host of influential leaders … Continue reading Continue reading

MIIS Alum Adnan Al-Hammody published

Categories: careers, GSTILE

MIIS Alum Adnan Al-Hammody, MA TESOL 2013, has recently been published. The paper is called When a Facebook Group Makes a Difference: Facebook for Language Learning, and was written during his time as a student at MIIS for Applied Linguistics Research and as part of his portfolio. The paper investigates what Iraqi students gain from interacting in […] Continue reading

TESOL/TFL Practicum Class in the EcoDome

Categories: GSTILE

In conjunction with Earth Week, the Sustainability Council has set up an EcoDome on campus. Prof. Peter Shaw decided to seize the opportunity to hold a joint class with his Practicum students and ESL students in the Dome.

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Win a Ticket to TEDxMonterey!

Categories: Digital Learning Commons, Events

Help celebrate Earth Week, enjoy the eco-infinity geo-dome on campus, and win a ticket to TEDxMonterey! Here are the rules: Take a picture of yourself in the Eco-Dome, located for the week in the parking lot between the Admissions Adobe and the Samson Student Center. Post to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. Use the hashtags #ecoselfie and […] Continue reading

A Day in the Life of Angel Quintanilla

Categories: Student Services

My alarm really needs to get a job! It always goes off as scheduled but that is often about 30 minutes later than when my … Continue reading

Screen Recording Resources

Categories: Digital Learning Commons

Example of how Camtasia can be used Narrated Presentation for E Portfolio: http://sites.miis.edu/michellefredrickson/education-system-overview/ Sharing your Video MiddMedia: http://middmedia.middlebury.edu/ Tutorials Lynda: go.miis.edu/lynda Record and Transcribe a Skype call Similar Tools Mac: Quicktime (free) Keynote Movenote iMovie iPad Apps Doceri (free) Explain Everything Screen Chomp (free) Windows: Jing (free) Capture Fox (free) Movenote (free) BB flashback express […] Continue reading

Earth Day Pop Up Lunch & Working Session: Innovating “Green Teaching” Practices

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Co-sponsored by the MIIS Sustainability Council and the Digital Learning Commons, the biased toward action agenda for this lunch-time working session is the question: “How might we improve and encourage innovation around ‘green teaching’ practices that improve the student learning experience while also achieving campus pro-sustainability goals?” e.g. reducing paper use, conserving energy, leveraging new technologies […] Continue reading

DPMI to launch training in Kisumu, Kenya June 9-20; Fellowship options post-training

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Call for Applications for DPMI Kenya Program* *Please note that that this program is still pending final approval by MIIS/MIDD Global Operations Committee. -Learn side-by-side Kenyan development practitioners on a USAID Forward initiative. -Complete a client project for improving access … Continue reading Continue reading