Digital Storytelling Learning Communities

Digital Storytelling is about community.  We tell stories to transfer knowledge, to make sense of experience and to teach values. Stories address the listener as a human being, not as a member of a class or society.  Stories are told with the anticipation to connect to others. Digital Storytelling is simply, a way to tell …

Greenleaf Slam 2017

Schedule for the Greenleaf Slam 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Welcoming, Introduction to Judges 12:15 PM – 12:40 PM Kourtney Brodnax, “Just Doing It: Digitally Diversifying the Swoosh Brand.” 12:40 PM – 1:05 PM Alyse James, “Theater as a Catalyst for Social Change” 1:05 PM – 1:30 PM Christina Ibarra, “Digital Pedagogy in Social Work” 1:30 PM – …

DigLibArts 2020: “Only Connect”

Ubiquitous technology challenges us to ponder and practice the values that motivate us as individuals and unite us as a community. Digital technology can isolate us. With headphones in place, screens held up to our eyes, and thoughts far away from the present moment, we can ignore the person sitting next to us. Focused on recording a …

DigLibArts 2020: Digital well-being for the liberal arts

What is digital well-being, and how does it relate to the liberal arts? Digital well-being can be defined as the ability to define and develop a nurturing personal and/or community cyberinfrastructure.  This goal articulates one facet of Whittier’s mission to “prepare students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society” by empowering individuals …

Here’s Why You Should be at the Greenleaf Slam…

The DigLibArts Student Tech Liaisons are now soliciting multimedia projects, digital stories, research posters, infographics, and other creative or scholarly works taking advantage of the intersections between culture, information and technology to showcase at our second Research Slam. For more info, click here. Below are ten reasons why you should present or attend this year’s Slam! 1. …