Category: Blog

Dear Prospective DLC GA

I’m going to keep this brief. Writing to you now on the last day of work in the DLC, I can honestly say that I loved working here. The draw was immediate, the fit just clicked, and the whole experience was a long and vibrant joy ride of working hard and loving the outcomes. To […]

Website Audit – Take 2!

GPayne checkin’ in! Amidst the rush of returning to school last week I made it a priority to check back in with Evelyn Helminen about my website. To get up to date on how this whole website audit thing started, click the link to my previous post. In my previous post I detail how Evelyn audited my […]

Infographics with Piktochart Workshop

Have you ever thought of creative ways to present your information, especially the important kind such as your resume? Have you ever tried to craft an attention-grabbing poster or handout? Unless you are a born artist, it could be challenging to make your information stand out. Fear not, this workshop will introduce you to the […]

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 […]

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