The Commons

Upcoming DLC Events:

Upcoming Public DLC Events

  • Earth Day Pop Up Lunch & Working Session: Innovating “Green Teaching” Practices

    Earth Day Pop Up Lunch & Working Session: Innovating “Green Teaching” Practices

    Co-sponsored by the MIIS Sustainability Council and the Digital Learning Commons, the biased toward action agenda for this lunch-time working session is the question: “How might we improve and encourage innovation around ‘green teaching’ practices that improve the student learning experience while also achieving campus pro-sustainability goals?” e.g. reducing paper use, conserving energy, leveraging new technologies […] Read More »
  • Intro to Screen Recording Workshop!

    Intro to Screen Recording Workshop!

    WORKSHOP: Intro to Screen Recording. April 17, 12:30-1:30 at the DLC. With Camtasia, you can easily record, narrate, and edit your onscreen activity to create professional-quality videos. Come learn the basics of narrated screen capture as well as how to share your videos. Read More »

The Digital Learning Commons is a campus hub for technology, innovation, and peer-to-peer teaching and learning.

Mission: The Digital Learning Commons empowers the Monterey Institute community to achieve academic excellence, professional development, and digital media fluency. We accomplish this by providing students, faculty, and staff with training opportunities, technological resources, and a collaborative workspace to facilitate peer-driven teaching and learning.

Vision: To be a supportive environment where the Monterey Institute Community comes to push the limits of their ingenuity. The Digital Learning Commons envisions a thriving professional learning community that engages in creative risk-taking to design and implement innovative solutions.

Location: The Commons is located at McGowan 001, which you can reach by entering McGowan on Pacific Street and heading to the right (around the back of McGowan 102). You can also enter at 420 Calle Principal. The Commons is light, airy, spacious, and includes a fully equipped work space on the upper level as well as an open teaching and learning area called the Design or “D” Sp@ce.  Learn more about the D Sp@ce. If you’re interested in booking our Design Sp@ce, check the Room Reservation system. See the DLC Room Availability Calendar here.

We hope to see you soon at the Digital Learning Commons!