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Dive into MiddCreate Applications Recap

In July, the Digital Learning Commons held a series of exploratory workshops lead by Evelyn and Clarissa that provided an in-depth look into how to use six MiddCreate applications. MiddCreate provides domains to members of the Middlebury community where they can explore and connect their learning, experiment with digital tools for teaching and collaboration, and create a digital […]

Tom Stagg NOLS Patagonia

Lessons from Patagonia’s Culture of Sharing

For Middlebury Institute student Tom Stagg MPA ’16, one small aspect of living and working in Patagonia in southern Chile ultimately loomed large: sharing a warm cup of yerba mate with his colleagues.

Surveying for days and days and days …

One of my main projects with Root Solutions this summer has been with none other than … (drum roll please) … The Marine Mammal Center!! Never would have guessed right? 🙂   In order to determine exactly which behavior change tools would be the most effective at TMMC myself and several of my fellow interns […]

Building Digital Resources for Fall 2016

Course Hub sites for Fall 2016 academic course catalog are available online. When you login to the Course Hub at http://courses.miis.edu look for “Fall 2016” courses in your “My Semester Dashboard” menu to the left. Click through the slides below for select quick links on Course Hub, the transition to Canvas, activating your Google Apps for Edu account, MiddCreate, and making an appointment […]

Something smells fishy…

“What do we say to our ancestors When all the fish are gone If we fail to protect our home And all our future children to come Their hope lies in us” -Te Vaka This quote concludes the two-page summary of my research exploring the regional cross-sectoral impacts and benefits of coastal fisheries in the […]

Kickball Champions

Only 2 more weeks?! I can’t believe how time has flown by! I’ll update you all on my projects, but first, I think it’s important to let you know that my team won the annual EDF summer picnic kickball game. Woohoo! We get free breakfast in the office next week 🙂 Unfortunately, my phone died […]

Van Life

This last month of my fellowship has been a whirlwind! My last update had me preparing to head off to Indonesia to begin to implement the study I designed for Pelagic Data Systems. Unfortunately, there were several complications in the fishery I was supposed to be working in, and as such plans had to change. […]

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