Category: Digital Learning Commons

DLC Data Fall 2014

J term is a time for reflection, evaluation and planning in the DLC. As a graduate assistant, I was tasked with compiling the statistics on DLC usage during Fall 2014, collected through three online booking systems. The data focuses on three service areas that the DLC provides: individual consulting sessions, digital recording booths as well […]

MIIS Moodle Updated to version 2.6.6

On December 22, 2014 the Institute’s course management system “iLearn” at underwent a much needed version update from 2.4.1 to 2.6.6. This update does not impact existing courses from previous terms or course sites that have been created for the 2015 January- or Spring terms. With this update you will notice some changes to the look and interface […]

Spring 2015 Course Hub Sites Available for Moodle Rollovers/Imports

Course Hub sites for the current version of the Spring 2015 academic course catalog are now available online. When you login to the Course Hub at you will now see “Spring 2015” courses in the dashboard menu on the left. Please note that Fall 2014 courses will continue to appear when you click on “My Semester Dashboard” until […]

Get Your Professional Headshot

Need a photo for LinkedIn, your e-portfolio or other professional uses?  Here’s your chance to get one! Why do I need one?  “First impressions have always mattered, and in the past it was all about the handshake.  Now that we’ve entered the world of LinkedIn, virtual business, and online personal branding, a well-done headshot can […]

Intro to Narrated Screen Capture Workshop!

Professors, want to turn your lecture slides into narrated videos?  Want to create tutorial videos for your students? Students, need to record a presentation or Skype call for class?  Want to easily demo your work on your e-portfolio? Why? With Camtasia, you can easily record, narrate, and edit your onscreen activity to create professional-quality videos.  […]

Poodll Anywhere Tutorial Uploaded on YouTube

For those of you that would to enhance your Moodle knowledge,  there’s a new tutorial video on YouTube explaining how to use the new Moodle plug-in called Poodll. Poodll is an easy-to-use voice recorder which then converts the recording into a MP3 file, displayed as a mini audio player. It is great for speaking activities […]

#IDSP15: J-Term Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project

Learn about the Spring 2015 pilot #IDSP15 Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project and consider applying to be a digital storytelling fellow as part of your January Term immersive learning program experience. Tuesday, September 23 12:15 – 1:15pm Upstairs Digital Learning Commons, 001 McGowan Building About #IDSP15 #IDSP15 is a 1 unit (15 hours) open and directed study […]

New Appointment System at the DLC!

We have a new appointment system for booking one-on-one appointments with any of our team members in the Digital Learning Commons. It’s a very straight-forward 4-step system, intended to make the appointment booking process smoother and easier for everyone.

See more details on how it works >>

Screening: Transforming the Academy in the Digital Era

This year, the theme of Middlebury’s Clifford Symposium is “Transforming the Academy in the Digital Era”. We are living in an era featuring massive transformations in information and communication technology that alter generations of traditional practices in a wide range of fields, careers, and elements of everyday life. This symposium will focus on how such […]

Excel Workshop

Excel Learning Series

META LAB and the DLC are collaborating to provide a series of Excel workshops throughout the Fall 2014 semester to support the MIIS community.  Learning sessions will progress from introductory topics to more advanced tools and functions. Your facilitator will be META Lab graduate assistant and Data Analysis Teaching Assistant: Amer Shurrab. Excel Learning Series: […]

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