Archive for category Stories

3 Steps to an Infographic

Over the past few months several people have expressed an interest in learning more about how to create infographics. We’ve broken it down into a three step process that consists of: Collecting your data Working with the data Creating & sharing the infographic We hope the video below will offer a brief snapshot of some tools […]

Multimedia Stories

Several classes at Middlebury create multimedia stories as a part of their curriculum. Want to see what students create? Check out the work of the students in Peter Lourie’s 2014 Adventure Writing J-term class here. Watch the video below to learn more about how the digital media tutors and curricular technology staff can assist with […]

Annotating Texts to Deepen Meaning

CV Starr Professor of Russian & East European Studies Tom Beyer is no stranger to utilizing technology in the classroom. During the summer of 2013 Tom approached the digital media tutor program to see if we could assist with transitioning content from an existing Wetpaint site to another platform. See the video below to learn […]

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Converting a Web Site Into WordPress

In the summer of 2013 Professor of History Jim Ralph approached the digital media tutor program to ask if we could assist with the updating of a Drupal site created about the Chicago Freedom Movement. Professor Ralph shared the history of this site and how it came to be.

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Creating a Gallery of Student Work

During the summer of 2013 the digital media tutors worked with the Department of Studio Art to create an online display of student artwork.  The video below further explains the project.

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Course Hub Review

The Course Hub is a meta-platform for aggregating resources for a given course across a variety of platforms including WordPress and Moodle.  Below is a screencast showing how the Course Hub has been used in courses this fall.

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Integrating Moodle and WordPress

Louisa Stein is an assistant professor of Film and Media Culture who used both Moodle and WordPress in the spring of 2011 for a course on the “Aesthetics of the Moving Image.”  Prof. Stein used WordPress for the public face of this course and Moodle for the weekly outline of readings, online discussion and assignment […]

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Clickers in a large lecture class – Catherine Combelles

What: Clickers (personal polling devices) in a large lecture class Who: Catherine Combelles, Assistant Professor of Biology Class: BIOL0145 Cell Biology and Genetics Technology Used: Personal Polling Devices (Clickers) Number of students: approx. 70 Learning objective: To monitor the students’ understanding of concepts covered in lecture and promote peer learning and discussion. Description of use: […]

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Wikipedia for Chemistry – Jeff Byers

What: Authoring and editing Wikipedia entries as an assignment in a senior elective course Who: Jeff Byers, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Class: CHEM0442, Advanced Organic Chemistry.  This is a special topics course taken mostly by seniors, with some juniors, most of whom are chemistry or biochemistry majors. Number of students: 9 Reason for using the […]

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