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

    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 […] Read More »
  • 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 […] Read More »
  • UPDATE: Qualtrics On-line Survey Tool Single Sign On Activated

    UPDATE: Qualtrics On-line Survey Tool Single Sign On Activated

    UPDATE April 21, 2016: Users can now use their Middlebury login info to log in to the Qualtrics web survey platfrom. MIIS users should use there username@middlebury.edu to login and NOT username@miis.edu. For MIIS users with pre-existing Qualtrics accounts, you may need to follow these steps to migrate your account: Login to Qualtrics at https://middlebury.qualtrics.com Use […] Read More »
  • 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 […] Read More »
  • MIIS Happening 2.0 is April 28th

    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 […] Read More »
  • Teaching & Learning with Canvas – Coffee & Conversation

    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 […] Read More »

Mission: The Digital Learning Commons empowers the Middlebury Institute of International Studies community to pursue academic excellence, professional and organizational effectiveness, and digital media fluency. We accomplish this by providing students, faculty, and staff with training opportunities, technological resources, and collaborative spaces to facilitate peer-driven teaching and learning.

Vision: To be a supportive environment where friends and members of the Middlebury community come to push the limits of their ingenuity. The Digital Learning Commons envisions a thriving professional learning community that engages in creative risk-taking to design and implement innovative solutions.

The Digital Learning Commons focuses its resources primarily on the Monterey campus of the Middlebury Institute, and engages with innovators in digital spaces across the Middlebury organizational ecosystem. The DLC reports up to the office of the Middlebury provost through the Associate Provost for Integration Strategies, and maintains close ties to the Associate Provost for Digital Learning and the Director of Organizational Development.