Digital Learning Commons Trinity Western University
This is a space for individual faculty, staff, and students of Trinity Western University to show the world what it means to live and learn at TWU.
The Digital Learning Commons is the first step that we are taking towards building a next generation digital learning environment to support both campus and distant students, faculty, and staff.
What can you do here?
build a portfolio to demonstrate your learning
create a teaching or research dossier to support promotion and tenure
explore blogging as a way to connect with family and friends at home
design and host your course on the open web.
Whatever your reason for being here, we’re happy you are here!
The more I dig into Gitbook and Github as a platform for online course design and delivery, the more I think that it is going to be a great way to reduce the hassle of typical course design projects that rely on MS Word files emailed back and forth and to and fro.
What is WordPress? WordPress is best known as a blogging platform that provides a free and easy way for users to run their own website. But it is far more powerful than that. WordPress is a complete content management system (CMS) that is the platform for 25% of all websites on the web. Because WordPress […]
Ubuntu–a person is a person through other persons. While Moodle will almost certainly play a role in the TWU Digital Learning Commons, I don’t believe that it can get us to where we want to be in offering transformative learning experiences to our distant students. It is necessary (perhaps…for now), but not sufficient. As I […]
TWU’s online presence has been a long time coming, but, here we go! Since arriving on campus in August, taking some time to listen to people talk about learning at TWU and what that entails, and thinking about how best to move us from where we are, to establishing a genuinely ‘TWU’ presence in online […]
TWU has a long history of success in providing highly engaging and effective higher education experiences for students, primarily in a residential, face-to-face learning environment. The idea of TWU as a learning community runs very deep. However, as we enter a New Era for TWU, there are pressures from within and without to take the […]