Last Friday, some of the staff gathered at the TLC for a Friday sandbox session on personalizing the web. This was a rich conversation about using tools such as nevibes or igoogle to organize your information streams. There is just too much information out there on the web – using tools to organize it and [...]
Please join the folks at the TLC for a Friday Sandbox session on the new blogging community. The Friday Sandbox started last year as a time/space where staff could get together and play with new technologies. All skill levels are welcome and the goal is to experiment, have fun, and learn a thing or two. [...]
There have been many changes on campus this summer and Kade is no exception. In the beginning of the summer, IT moved the printer, scanner and PC computers out of Kade. Student printing is available in three locations: Pacific Lab (CF 442), Coleman library and Lab & Media Services (Morse A 101). Kade hours will [...]
Come one, come all!! Students, faculty & staff cordially invited to a collaborative resource and information fair during orientation week. Representatives from campus technology departments will be on hand to answer questions and help point you in the right direction. Tuesday, August 25th, 1-4pm in the Samson Center Courtyard.
On April 24, Jinhuei Dai’s students will deliver class presentations in Professional Chinese online via Ustream, a free live streaming application. See complete details here.
The Pizza Innovation Process is off to a good start. 47 faculty, staff & students enjoyed some pizza and brainstormed ideas to help shape MIIS. To get involved, join the Pizza Process Social Network. The party started with a small group icebreaker activity where teams created pizzas with a topping for each member and a [...]
The Teaching & Learning Collaborative in coordination with the Digital Media Commons at the Monterey Institute is training an army of podcasters. The one unit, fifteen hour workshop titled Digital Media for Change meets Friday afternoons from 2-4pm. Participants are exploring new communication skills with digital media with a particular focus on affecting change. We’re [...]
Next week, Kristen Byers and Rob Horgan will be attending a two-day intensive workshop on social media and non-profits sponsored by the Non-profit Technology Network in San Francisco. TLC and Recruiting have generously provided the funding for this. The conference requires that two people from an organization attend: one broader marketing staff member and one [...]
The Monterey Institute of International Studies was recently approved by Apple for inclusion in the public portion of iTunes U. This means that MIIS will now show up when people search for the Institute through the iTunes Store. iTunes U can be used to distribute media content to faculty, staff, students, and the general public [...]
The unveiling of the Wii in the Digital Media Commons last Friday added a dimension of hilarity, energy, and friendly competition to a successful Institutional Advancement and TLC sponsored event that was designed to blend learning with play and build community among MIIS staff. It also raised questions for some: why are we buying toys [...]