Joseph Antonioli

Senior Curricular Innovation Specialist

Posts by Joseph Antonioli

Course Sites and New Services

Last year we posted some course site suggestions for faculty. The information is still relevant, and here is a short summary for those who only need a reminder: Where to find help for faculty - http://go.middlebury.edu/liaisons Where to find help for students working on media assignments - http://go.middlebury.edu/dmt Start at the Course Hub – http://courses.middlebury.edu Add your syllabus as a […] Continue reading

Moodle Maintenance on Friday, August 15th

This message is from Remote-Learner, our Moodle host: Remote Learner will be conducting database maintenance August the 15th from 01:00 AM EST until 04:00 AM EST on the Kansas City data center. During this window we will be improving the performance and resiliency of our database system. During this time you may experience periods with loss of […] Continue reading

Trip the Rift and Leap into Motion

Space and Motion We will have the Oculus Rift and the LeapMotion available for faculty, students and staff to use next week at the following times and locations: Tuesday, May 13th The Wilson Media Lab in the Davis Family Library From 11am until 3pm Wednesday, May 14th Room 205 in McCardell Bicentennial Hall From 11am […] Continue reading

Friday Links – April 18, 2014

Photos: 15 gadgets to reduce your energy consumption - Earth Day is April 22, so it’s a great time to take a step back and look at your personal energy consumption. The Truth About Google X: An Exclusive Look Behind the Secretive Lab’s Closed Doors – Space elevators, teleportation, hoverboards, and driverless cars: the top secret […] Continue reading

What’s New in Moodle 2.6

Please note we are currently on Moodle 2.5, this is all information about an upgrade that has just been made available to us. Remote-Learner is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, March 25th, from 11:30am-12:30pm. Webinar Registration A small group from LIS will be attending the webinar together, please contact Joe Antonioli (jantonio@middlebury.edu) if you would […] Continue reading

Friday Links – March 14, 2014

9 Tips for Creating a Sense of Community for Distance Learners - The article provides is geared towards fully online courses, but it is also good advice for faculty wanting to created engagement in a hybrid course. Memes, Genes and Evolution on Facebook - The way memes evolve on Facebook is startlingly similar to the way genes […] Continue reading

Strategies for Using Moodle to Increase Learner Engagement

This webinar is being offered by Remote-Learner, our Moodle host. There is a small group in LIS that will be attending together, please let me know if you would like to join us by emailing jantonio@middlebury.edu. March 13th  2:00pm EST A good eLearning solution requires more than good content. Identifying and implementing the right types […] Continue reading

Moodle Maintenance Notice For 2/28/14

From Remote-Learner, our Moodle host: In order to increase the resilience and reliability of our cloud platform we will be replacing our network firewalls. Upgrades on the firewalls will be conducted during the February 28th maintenance window between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., ET. During most of this period your site will be operational, but there may be […] Continue reading

Friday Links – February 7, 2014

10 ways alternative energy is about to change the way tech gets powered – Solar-powered laptops, edible battery power, spray-on solar panels, mini windmills: This may be a game-changing year for clean technology.   Microsoft Names Satya Nadella Its New CEO: Nadella is the third CEO of Microsoft, and is expected to continue developing its […] Continue reading

Moodle Update on Sunday, February 2, 2014

On February 2nd at 11pm EST, Remote-Learner will be updating our Moodle instance. This is a minor upgrade that includes updates to performance and security, as well as the following feature enhancements: Option to auto-save during quiz attempts (administrative setting) You will be able to search the list of users enrolled in a large course […] Continue reading