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  • Dive into MiddCreate Workshop Series

    Dive into MiddCreate Workshop Series

    Want to explore MiddCreate but don’t know where to start? What applications are right for your needs? What is your relationship with the web? We’ll address these questions and more in this exploratory workshop series. Evelyn and Clarissa will provide an in-depth look into how to use six MiddCreate applications, from installation to brainstorming creative uses for each […]Read More »
  • Canvas is here

    Canvas is here

    We are pleased to announce that as of July 1, Canvas is officially live for the MIIS community! Faculty can now create Canvas resources for the fall 2016 term using the Course Hub. Course Hub is the Institute’s gateway to integrated digital resources and support for students and faculty. Canvas sites created via the Course Hub will sync student […]Read More »
  • Skill Print Workshop in Vermont!

    Skill Print Workshop in Vermont!

    The Digital Learning Commons from Monterey is leading a workshop in Middlebury, Vermont on Thursday, July 7, in collaboration with the Office of Organizational Development. It is being held at the Kirk Alumni Center. Sign up andRead More »
  • MiddCreate Workshop + Brown Bag Lunch

    MiddCreate Workshop + Brown Bag Lunch

    MiddCreate Workshop + Brown Bag Lunch, Tuesday June 14, 12:00-1:00, in the DLC Learning Lab. Come see more examples of how you can use multiple MiddCreate applications together!Read More »
  • Adoption of Canvas LMS Approved

    Adoption of Canvas LMS Approved

    The Academic Cyberinfrastructure Transformation Team (ACCT) recently received confirmation that the adoption of Canvas LMS was approved and budgeted for the upcoming fiscal year. Canvas Transition Roadmap  [piktochart src=”https://magic.piktochart.com/embed/14382261-new-piktochart” width=”600″ height=”1013″] In the Meantime While you won’t be able to create course pages in Canvas until July 1, you may request a sandbox space via the below form to […]Read More »
  • Tips for a Personal Website

    Tips for a Personal Website

    Building your personal website can seem like the most daunting task in the process of building your web presence. But it doesn’t have to be! There are a number of sites and services, many of them free, that provide a framework and templates that let you quickly and painlessly build a personal site. So, why build […]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.