Pedagogical Implications of Modeling for Beginners

I have always loved working with beginners. I’m not entirely sure why, precisely; perhaps it has something to do with...

Plurilingualism and the Digital

August appears to be drawing to a close, bringing with it the concluding days of Middlebury’s Summer Language Schools. Approximately...

Internship at ODL

I didn’t see this coming; my interest in technology and how it intersects with the many facets of life. I...

Notes from the Road: Digital Pedagogy Lab 2017

This week, I have the decided honor of attending, along with my colleagues Amy Collier and Sean Michael Morris from...

This Week in ODL: July 24-28, 2017

Sean Michael Morris teaching at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute in Vancouver, BC This week Sean Michael Morris will be...

Surprising insights, outliers, and privilege in design thinking

Surprising insights, outliers, and privilege in design thinking

Whenever I read about design thinking, I find myself rolling my eyes… a lot. If you’re new to the term...

Digital embodiment: What happens to the body when we “go digital?”

On February 17, I spoke to students, faculty, and staff at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey on...

Across the Distance

One of the greatest affordances of the digital world is the ability to stay connected to one another. The internet...

A verse, a tweet and an invitation – Bob’s Reflection on Collaboration and Distance

Greetings from the the Digital Learning Commons at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California! We are looking...

Language Learning and the Digital

We think of language learning as an in-person endeavor. At its most elemental level, what is language really about if...

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