Category: Digital Learning Commons

Envsioning Middlebury Post-lecture Community Conversation with Dr. Gardner Campbell

Friday, May 6, 2016 Approximately 1:45pm (immediately following scheduled 12:15pm lecture and Q&A in V499) Digital Learning Commons Design Space 001 McGowan Building | 420 Calle Principal Following the lecture, Institute faculty and staff are invited to continue the conversation with a discussion hosted by the DLC to consider the implications of Gardner Campbell’s vision for […]


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 […]


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 […]

Spring Break @ the DLC

“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” ― Alan W. Watts Join us for three opportunities to “play” at the Digital Learning Commons this spring break! Monday, March 21, 11:00-12:00pm – […]

MiddCreate Applications Workshop

Come learn about the many other diverse applications offered in Middcreate including alternate blogging platforms, social publishing, and survey makers. The workshop will be held in the Learning Lab of the Digital Learning Commons on Thursday, March 17, from 12:00-1:00.

Podcast Workshop Recap

  Last Tuesday March 1st,  MIIS Radio and the Digital Learning Commons held a podcast workshop with guest speaker Jeff Dayton-Johnson. The workshop was very well attended with standing room only in the DLC Learning Lab. Students, faculty, and staff from many different backgrounds were in attendance. We talked a bit about what podcasting is and how […]

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