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.

Get Connected!

August 11, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Records, IT, and TLC Departments invite faculty and staff who directly support academic departments to attend one of four “Getting Connected” sessions for a detailed update on academic technology resources, tools, and processes including: Bannerweb, Exchange E-mail, and Moodle. All sessions will be held in B104, Morse Lecture Hall. Weds 8/19  10-11:30am Weds 8/19  2-3:30pm […]

Ten Percent

August 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

Some of you who subscribe to the MIIS Yammer updates may have noticed that many recent posts are tagged “#10percent.” Here’s why: This summer, a group of IT and TLC staff decided to take responsibility for their own professional development by adopting the “10 percent rule.” We made a commitment to each other: that we […]

The following guidelines are adapted from Middlebury’s policy on the use of college email.  We think they make sense for us as well, and would like to ask that all members of the community to follow them. 1. Messages must relate directly to College business. Announcements of non-college events should be handled through other channels. […]

Find slides from today’s Running-One-MIIS presentation here.

… or, in this case, a campus, to build a web site. You have seen (and hopefully commented on) some great initial designs, and now, while White Whale digests our feedback and prepares round two, the even more critical task of building content is underway. We have a tight timeline, with initial content due by […]

Campus Invited to Open House Alumni Relations is pleased to announce the launch of the new MIIS alumni website! Check out the new site (some areas are still under construction) at and please remember to pass the site address along to any alumni you may connect with over the summer. To introduce the site […]

There’s a grassroots effort taking shape to highlight faculty voices through conversations about current professional interests and research.  The vision of the “Faculty Research Spotlight,” is create a venue for faculty to speak candidly about their field work and research beyond the classroom.  More conversation than lecture, the series, which will be recorded for podcast […]

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 […]

–Founder of Harnesses Internet to Promote Human Rights– The Monterey Institute of International Studies will host award-winning activist and writer Esra’a al Shafei beginning at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Institute’s Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building at 499 Pierce St., Monterey.  The event is being co-sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate […]

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 […]

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