Welcome back to MiddCreate Spotlight, a new blog series hosted by the Office of Digital Learning. In this series, we will highlight one MiddCreate site at regular intervals on our blog.
I am going to walk you through a little exercise to show how quickly mis/disinformation gets spread on the social media site Pinterest. This is the same exercise Mike Caulfield [ … ]
Being someone interested in exploring the potential of technology and digital tools to create positive change in the world, I found the intern position at the Office of Digital Learning [ … ]
Having spent a series of jam-packed days last week at Music City Center in Nashville at the annual convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) [ … ]
Imagine this scenario: A toxic sludge has infiltrated Otter Creek, the river that runs through the heart of the town of Middlebury, Vermont. As you know, this river is important [ … ]
MiddCreate is an initiative at Middlebury that offers faculty, staff, and students their own subdomain spaces and easy installation of open-source applications such as WordPress, ownCloud, MediaWiki, Drupal, Known, Scalar, and [ … ]
Confession: I’m not a coder. I haven’t coded since grad school, when I learned how to write basic HTML so I could build wikis (back then, wikis required you to [ … ]
Social media has intentionally constructed a cultural belief system built around the assumption that if nobody sees it, it didn’t really happen. The perception of a public audience has become requisite to making human experience real.
This week, I have the decided honor of attending, along with my colleagues Amy Collier and Sean Michael Morris from the Office of Digital Learning, the 2017 Digital Pedagogy Lab [ … ]
 Note: How to Grow A Band is the name of the Punch Brothers documentary. Instructional designers get a raw deal. They are experts in digital pedagogy. Creative imagineers of communities [ … ]