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  • SELF Appeal: Self Care recap & resources

    SELF Appeal: Self Care recap & resources

      WHAT IS SELF CARE? HOW DO YOU TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF? HOW DO YOU HEAL?  Yesterday afternoon in the DLC D-Space a few students from IPD, MPA, TEFL, and IEM came together to discuss Self care.  Specifically we focused on how self care is SELF DEFINED. We decide what we do to relax, we […]Read More »
  • Excel Learning Series – Fall 2016

    Excel Learning Series – Fall 2016

    Are you looking to improve your Excel skills? Does the phrase Microsoft Excel make you nervous? Fear not friends, META LAB and the DLC are collaborating once again to provide a series of Excel workshops to support the MIIS community. The sessions will take place in CF442, Pac Lab from 12 – 1:30 PM. All you […]Read More »
  • SELF Appeal  | Sept 27 | 12-2pm

    SELF Appeal | Sept 27 | 12-2pm

      Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:00-2:00pm Design Space (Below the DLC Learning lab)   SELF Appeal is an interactive discussion series concentrating on varying aspects of Self specifically how we mindfully navigate through digital and physical spaces. These monthly happenings hosted by Alie Jones (DLC Graduate assistant) are inspired by talks done by Creative Mornings […]Read More »
  • Privacy on the Web

    Privacy on the Web

    “Almost all arguments about student privacy, whether those calling for more restrictions or fewer, fail to give students themselves a voice, let alone some assistance in deciding what to share online.” Hack Education author Audrey Watters highlights an issue that everyone using technology in the classroom or to share their work online has to grapple with. When we […]Read More »
  • #IDSP17 Dr. Netta Avineri “Building Community Partnerships One Story at a Time” | Sept 29 | 12:15-1:45pm

    #IDSP17 Dr. Netta Avineri “Building Community Partnerships One Story at a Time” | Sept 29 | 12:15-1:45pm

    The Intercultural Digital Storytelling Project #IDSP is excited to be hosting a series of community-initiated conversations this Fall term. #IDSP was launched two years ago in 2014 as an experiment in digital storytelling by TESOL-TFL Assistant Professor and Chair of the Intercultural Competence Committee, Dr. Netta Avineri, and DLC director, Bob Cole. We invite Institute […]Read More »
  • Introduction to Panopto Video | Sept 27 | 3-4pm

    Introduction to Panopto Video | Sept 27 | 3-4pm

    DLC staff are pleased to host this workshop as an introduction to Middlebury’s pilot of the integrated video asset management and screen-casting platform: Panopto. Tuesday, September 27, 2016 3:00-4:00pm In-Person: DLC Learning Lab (above the Design Space in McGowan Bldg) Can’t make it in person? Join us for a LIVE CAMPFIRE WEBCAST or catch the video afterwards! During […]Read More »
  • MiddCreate Conversations: Openness Without Penalty | Sept 26 | 1-3:00pm

    MiddCreate Conversations: Openness Without Penalty | Sept 26 | 1-3:00pm

    What have you heard about MiddCreate? Want to learn more about the possibilities it opens up? How will it change our relationship to the web? Join us for a live viewing of a presentation by Adam Croom, Director of Digital Leaning at the University of Oklahoma, entitled “Openness Without Penalty: The Cornerstone of the Creative Student/Classroom/University”.  […]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.