Category: Digital Learning Commons

Introduction to Zoom Web Conferencing Platform | Mon., Oct 31 | 10:15-11:00am

As students, faculty, and staff, distance communication and collaboration play a big role in the work we do at Middlebury for students, faculty, and staff. A collaborative project is underway to evaluate alternative platforms to our current web conferencing platform: Adobe Connect. We’re hosting an information session about Zoom, a popular web conferencing platform that is […]

#IDSP17 Dr. Netta Avineri & Bob Cole “The Imaginative Leap – Intercultural Digital Storytelling & Empathy” | Oct 27 | 12:15-1:45pm

The Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project #IDSP is excited to be hosting a series of community-initiated conversations this Fall term. #IDSP was launched two years ago in 2014 as an experiment in digital storytelling by TESOL-TFL Assistant Professor and Chair of the Intercultural Competence Committee, Dr. Netta Avineri, and DLC director, Bob Cole. We invite Institute […]

“What’s Liberal Arts got to do with it…?”

An Envisioning Middlebury Conversation In the final lecture of our Envisioning Middlebury series, JACQUELINE ROYSTER, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology and professor of English in the School of Literature, Media, and Communications, will speak about the continuing necessity of the liberal arts and how they […]

SELF Appeal | Oct 18th | 12-2pm

  Tuesday, October 18th , 2016 12:00-2:00pm Design Space (Below the DLC Learning lab) How do you communicate? When do you share your voice?  How do you take up 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 monthly happenings are inspired […]

Creating Course Sites in MiddCreate

Interested in creating a course site or assignment using MiddCreate? Not sure which application fits your needs? Look no further! This guide will provide resources to help you think through how a domain can best serve you and your students. A “Domain of One’s Own” asks us to consider the infrastructure. It asks us to understand the […]

SELF Appeal: Self Care recap & resources

  WHAT IS SELF CARE? HOW DO YOU TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF? HOW DO YOU HEAL?  Yesterday afternoon in the DLC D-Space a few students from IPD, MPA, TEFL, and IEM came together to discuss Self care.  Specifically we focused on how self care is SELF DEFINED. We decide what we do to relax, we […]

Excel Learning Series – Fall 2016

Are you looking to improve your Excel skills? Does the phrase Microsoft Excel make you nervous? Fear not friends, META LAB and the DLC are collaborating once again to provide a series of Excel workshops to support the MIIS community. The sessions will take place in CF442, Pac Lab from 12 – 1:30 PM. All you […]

SELF Appeal | Sept 27 | 12-2pm

  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:00-2:00pm Design Space (Below the DLC Learning lab)   SELF Appeal is an interactive discussion series concentrating on varying aspects of Self specifically how we mindfully navigate through digital and physical spaces. These monthly happenings hosted by Alie Jones (DLC Graduate assistant) are inspired by talks done by Creative Mornings […]

Privacy on the Web

“Almost all arguments about student privacy, whether those calling for more restrictions or fewer, fail to give students themselves a voice, let alone some assistance in deciding what to share online.” Hack Education author Audrey Watters highlights an issue that everyone using technology in the classroom or to share their work online has to grapple with. When we […]

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