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Web Policies

Responsible citizenship in the Middlebury community obliges users of technology services to practice and maintain safe, responsible and ethical online behavior, awareness of the impacts of one’s actions, and respect for the rights of others. Appropriate use of technology services is governed by the Middlebury Handbook and ITS departmental policies.

Services where the Web Policies is particularly relevant are listed below.

McGraw Hill Connect

McGraw-Hill Education Connect is a toolkit of learning resources. Connect provides opportunities for both formative and summative assessment.


Connect will automatically grade assignments and quizzes, and provides reports.


Create assignments and run reports to assess whether students are learning course content.


SmartBook is a digital version of your course textbook. SmartBook can be accessed online through a laptop, some are available for tablet.


Microsoft Office 365:LTI

Canvas supports an LTI integration with Microsoft Office 365 in Assignments, Collaborations, Modules, Course Navigation, and the Rich Content Editor. This integration allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Office 365 files within Canvas. Users can also view their OneDrive files directly in Canvas.


Remind is a 2-way text based communication platform that helps colleges to reach and engage with their entire campus community—and build the student relationships that lead to better learning. The Remind LTI integration allows instructors to quickly send links to Canvas assignments along with over 20 connected applications, including, Box, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive—without ever leaving Canvas. For students on the go who don’t always log into Canvas and don’t have a smartphone, this allows instructors to send important resources and information that they can’t miss.

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