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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
Twenty-two Middlebury Institute students took the opportunity to work on projects for international organizations in six countries while completing their degree requirements as part of this year’s International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) program.
Students from summer Intensive English Programs at the Middlebury Institute presented research on topics ranging from rising right-wing violence in Germany to educational inequality in Chile at the annual student symposium.
“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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Middlebury Institute alumna Molly McKeon will study the links between microfinance and entrepreneurship in Mongolia as the inaugural research fellow with the Institute’s Center for Social Impact Learning.