Category: Digital Learning Commons

Moodle migration and upgrade to 2.8 – July 8-9

MIIS Moodle (http://ilearn.miis.edu) will be temporarily unavailable while it is put into maintenance mode beginning at approximately 5:00pm on Wednesday, July 8th. The site will remain unavailable through the morning of Thursday, July 9th as we complete the transfer of the database and site data. During this time the site will undergo final preparations for a complete migration to Remote Learner, the […]

Building a Campaign URL

What is a Campaign URL? A campaign URL (also referred to as tracking URLs and UTM parameters) is a web address (ie. www.miis.edu) that has been modified to include additional tracking components. These components appear as an additional string of text at the end of your URL that look something like this: ?utm_source=source&utm_medium=medium&utm_campaign=name These components send specific information to Google […]

Summer Lunchin’

We love digital learning, but sometimes you just need to eat lunch! Bring your lunch and join us at the Holland Center on Wednesdays at 1:00pm. When the weather is nice we will be sitting outside on the patio, otherwise we will be inside at the tables. Come meet new people, discuss your summer adventures, and […]

Dear Prospective DLC GA

I’m going to keep this brief. Writing to you now on the last day of work in the DLC, I can honestly say that I loved working here. The draw was immediate, the fit just clicked, and the whole experience was a long and vibrant joy ride of working hard and loving the outcomes. To […]

DLC Awesomeness Caught on Video

Here’s a look at activity at the DLC over the final weeks of the semester: workshops, group meetings, staff activities, audio recording, and a visit from a team on a scavenger hunt! Make your own!  A time-lapse video is a collection of still photographs played in succession to make a video.  It’s a hybrid in […]

Forms Training

So you want to add a form to your MIIS.edu page? Here’s a brief overview to help you get started. Enjoy! [By Jeremy Borgia] Need help? Make an Appointment at the DLC! Forms are a very useful tool to integrate into your MIIS page. They invite users to participate interactively, and are a forum for them […]

Blogging for Summer Adventures

Wednesday, May 13th, 12:00-1:00pm in the Design Space Join us this Wednesday to get your blog set up for summer! We will help you create a blog, pick a theme, and share tips and tricks for how you can bring your audience along with you on your summer adventures. Whether you plan to blog for personal or professional reasons, we […]

Spring Cleaning!

Last chance to keep your Spring 2015 files! It’s the end of the semester, and the DLC is getting ready to clear our computers of the various files that have accumulated during the semester. If you have saved any files on the DLC computers (this includes recording booths!) please come retrieve those files soon. The […]

What you really want to do is direct: iMovie Workshop Recap

On Thursday March 26th, 15 students attended an iMovie workshop at the DLC. The workshop provided an overview of iMovie from importing media files (video, sound, and photos) to exporting the finished project as a file or YouTube video. Did you miss the workshop or want a refresher?  Below are some resources for iMovie and video […]

MIIS happened. Did you miss it?

It’s true. MIIS happened. And it was awesome! If you were there, you know what I’m talking about. If you weren’t, you might feel like you missed something important, which you did, but that’s ok for two reasons: 1) I’m going to recap the highlights in this blogpost, and 2) MIIS is likely to happen […]

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