Category: Digital Learning Commons

Tips for a Personal Website

Building your personal website can seem like the most daunting task in the process of building your web presence. But it doesn’t have to be! There are a number of sites and services, many of them free, that provide a framework and templates that let you quickly and painlessly build a personal site. So, why build […]

Intercultural Digital Storytelling Showcase May 4, 6-8pm

The art of story has been around for centuries because it’s a fundamental way we make meaning as humans. It’s the way we reflect, share, and learn both individually and collectively. Digital tools have made this process easier and more accessible, adding dimensions to the storytelling process and avenues through which to share locally and […]

Slideshare

Slideshare is a visual platform that allows you to upload files and presentations. Once uploaded to your Slideshare profile, you can share these files on your LinkedIn profile, your blog or personal website, or anywhere else you see fit. The site is owned by LinkedIn and so it syncs particularly well with that service. Below are […]

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is widely used in the professional world, with 94% of recruiters reporting that they use the site to vet candidates. So, it’s very important to have as part of your professional identity. For professionals and job-seekers building web presence, LinkedIn is an absolute must. The site is widely used in the professional community, and […]

Google+

When you’re building and cultivating your web presence, it’s crucial to control what results people see when they search for you. That’s why—even if you don’t use it for anything else—it’s important to maintain a Google+ profile. Moreover, if and when you have a virtual interview via Google Hangout, your profile will be visible, and […]

Teaching & Learning with Canvas – Coffee & Conversation

After last semester’s pilot, a collaborative proposal for the adoption of Canvas LMS, crafted and submitted by the Curricular Technology Team (a cross-departmental and -institutional advisory group which the DLC is a member of) was completed and posted to the Middlebury Canvas Pilot project website. This proposal was submitted in January for review by senior leadership. For more information […]

MiddCreate Applications Workshop Recap

On March 17th, the Digital Learning Commons held a workshop on MiddCreate Applications lead by Evelyn Helminen and Clarissa Stewart. The workshop was attended by students and members of staff interested in learning new ways to utilize their MiddCreate domains. MiddCreate (an initiative currently in the pilot phase) allows students, faculty, and staff to create spaces on the web […]

MIIS Happening 2.0 is April 28th

“A happening is a performance, event or situation meant to be considered art, usually asperformance art. Happenings occur anywhere and are often multi-disciplinary, with anonlinear narrative and the active participation of the audience. Key elements of happenings are planned but artists sometimes retain room for improvisation. This new media art aspect to happenings eliminates the […]

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