Author: Anna Santos

J-Term Storytelling Night at the DLC

On Tuesday February 16th, Katie Barthelow and Anna Santos of the Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project (IDSP) hosted an open-mic style, storytelling night at the DLC.  Students who participated in immersive learning experiences were invited to share their funny, happy, serious, goofy, or insightful stories. Current and perspective students, faculty, and staff from different departments at MIIS attended […]

Podcasting Workshop

Calling all Serial fanatics, radio lovers, communicators and educators who are curious about podcasting. The DLC, MIIS Radio, and special guest Vice President (and podcasting extraordinaire) Jeff Dayton-Johnson are hosting an interactive workshop on podcasting for students and faculty. Come to the DLC’s Learning Lab (above the D-Space) on Tuesday March 1st from 12-1pm to learn about creating quality podcasts and […]

Story Circle: “Don’t ask where I’m from, ask where I’m a local”

What do you do when someone asks you the loaded question, “Where are your from……wait, where are you really from?” This can be a challenging question, especially in a world of multi and complementing identities. Borders and nationalities don’t necessarily define us; they are constructs, inconstant and potentially stifling. The Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project (IDSP), Committee for Intercultural Communication, […]

Story + Maps: Brown Bag Session

On Tuesday, November 10th, The DLC, CSIL, and the META Lab co-hosted a brown bag session on how mapping tools could be used to tell a story and communicate impact. Institute alumni Andy Stieglitz and Aaron Ebner, founders of the Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development (AASD) in Peru, spoke about the work they did with ArcGIS […]

Digital Storytelling Internship Info Session: Freedom from Hunger & MIIS Collaboration

The NGO Freedom From Hunger (FFH) is partnering with MIIS to develop internships for students to help create a pipeline of digital content for their outreach efforts. FFH will be hosting an information session on this initiative, the Digital Storytelling Internship Program, on Thursday November 19th. Students who are interested in international development work and digital storytelling are invited to […]

Team Development Consultant Leads Communication & Team Building Workshop

On Thursday, October 29th, the DLC brought team development consultant, Tritia Moneypenny to MIIS for a workshop on team building and communication.  Tricia facilitated several hands-on activities designed to get participants thinking about how leadership, learning styles, and communication can contribute to greater team synergy. Activities included the ‘Story Rope’ exercise, which is a storytelling activity designed […]

DLC Hosts Camtasia Workshop

On October 15, 2015 the DLC hosted a workshop for MIIS students on using Camtasia software to create instructional videos and narrated presentations.  Many of the students in attendance were enrolled in the DPPG 8541 class, Leading Capacity Development.  Students learned how Camtasia could be used as a platform to create the final deliverable for […]

MIIS Digital Learning Commons 2015-10-08 16:01:37

    DLC Sponsored Workshop on Camtasia: Learn How to Create Instructional Videos Using Screen & Audio Capture Students, need to make an instructional video for class, or record a presentation or Skype call? Want to easily demo your work on your e-portfolio into narrated videos? Professors, want to turn your lecture slides into narrated videos?  Want […]

Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project: Fellowship Opportunity @ MIIS

On Thursday, September 24th the Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project (IDSP) hosted it’s first event of the year, the 2016 IDSP Fellowship Information Session.  The IDSP fellowship is an opportunity for MIIS students participating in J-term immersive learning experiences, to join a cohort of students that will create digital stories inspired by their experiences. At the session, students […]

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