Category: Digital Learning Commons

SELF Appeal | Dec 6th | 12-2pm

 
Tuesday, December 6th , 2016
12:00-2:00pm
DLC Design Space  

SELF Appeal is an interactive discussion series focusing on varying aspects of Self, specifically how we mindfully navigate through virtual and physical spaces. These m…

SELF Appeal: Self Love Recap & resources

   Last Tuesday afternoon in the McCone Boardroom a few students, staff, and faculty gathered to discuss self love.  We began the session with a mindful minute of meditation led by Alie Jones.  This is the hectic part of the semester when everything is due and there never seems to be enough time for anything. It […]

Not My Shoes

Empathy. It’s a word I’ve always hated. I know, that’s not very empathetic of me. But to me it has always meant, “being nice to the person who is mean to you, because…just because.” I’ve never had a compelling reason to care about empathy. I regarded the idea with a bit of skepticism. Is it […]

CSIL Round Table Discussion & Lunch: What are the hidden strengths that emerge from poverty? | Tues., Nov 15 | 12-2:00pm

Generations of poor families have an engrained mentality of solving problems in a resourceful, innovative way. In a world faced with climate change and decreasing resources we should learn more about the resilience of impoverished communities. A discussion facilitated by the Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development (AASD) will explore this topic and engage the collective […]

SELF Appeal | Nov 15th | 12-2pm

  Tuesday, November 15th , 2016 12:00-2:00pm Lara Soto Adobe (Center of campus in- between Center for Blue Economy & Security Shack) SELF Appeal is an interactive discussion series focusing on varying aspects of Self, specifically how we mindfully navigate through virtual and physical spaces. These monthly happenings are inspired by Creative Mornings . November 15th […]

A verse, a tweet and an invitation – Bob’s Reflection on Collaboration and Distance

Greetings from the the Digital Learning Commons at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California! We are looking forward to collaborating on the community initiated conversation, “Envisioning Distance Collaboration,” on Friday, November 11th . In the lead up to this conversation I’m sharing some reflections on collaboration and distance. In lieu of technical advice and fair […]

Teaching with Canvas: November Workshop Series

Get trained up on Canvas LMS for Spring ’17! Middlebury’s transition from Moodle to Canvas is nearly complete. This fall we had a fantastic cohort of instructors successfully migrate to Canvas. We are happy to report that, thus far, over 50% of Institute instructors have provisioned a Canvas course through Course Hub.  Next semester, faculty […]

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