Category: Blog

Website Audit Advice

Hey yall, GPayne checkin’ in. Recently I met with Evelyn Helminen, Web & Social Media Co-Manager of the DLC, and guru to all things web design. We sat down to chat about my WordPress website, which I began as a course assignment for my IEM degree back in the fall of 2013. It had however, evolved into […]

An Analog DLC Needs Assessment

The Digital Learning Commons (DLC) prototyped a new way to assess the needs of our clientele! In line with DLC tradition, which marries creativity and analog imagination with digital innovation, we tried out a fun and simple method to assess the needs of our clientele based on four basic knowledge areas: Presentation & Graphic Design, Audio & Visual, […]

Customizing Moodle

If you are a returning student, you have probably been surprised by Moodle’s new look, hopefully in a good way! The new Moodle has new features that will allow you to customize your page, and it also looks less cluttered and more sleek! Under Courses tab, if you click on My Courses, you can customize […]

Did you know about Course Hub?

How is everyone’s first week of school going? If you are frustrated by wading through the long list of past and current courses on Moodle to find the right one, or if you are baffled about where to find the E-Reserves or the password to access it, or if you just wish for a little […]

DLC Data Fall 2014

J term is a time for reflection, evaluation and planning in the DLC. As a graduate assistant, I was tasked with compiling the statistics on DLC usage during Fall 2014, collected through three online booking systems. The data focuses on three service areas that the DLC provides: individual consulting sessions, digital recording booths as well […]

Get Your Professional Headshot

Need a photo for LinkedIn, your e-portfolio or other professional uses?  Here’s your chance to get one! Why do I need one?  “First impressions have always mattered, and in the past it was all about the handshake.  Now that we’ve entered the world of LinkedIn, virtual business, and online personal branding, a well-done headshot can […]

Poodll Anywhere Tutorial Uploaded on YouTube

For those of you that would to enhance your Moodle knowledge,  there’s a new tutorial video on YouTube explaining how to use the new Moodle plug-in called Poodll. Poodll is an easy-to-use voice recorder which then converts the recording into a MP3 file, displayed as a mini audio player. It is great for speaking activities […]

YouTube Editor Wrap Up

Thanks to those who attended the YouTube Editor workshop last week! As promised, here is the quick link for adding/converting your own audio files, which includes specifications on which types of file it will accept. If you have a minute, please also fill out the workshop feedback form to let us know how we’re doing. […]

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