Teaching Repository DigLibArts
Workshops & Training Opportunities
Workshops and Institutes
Digital Pedagogy Lab
Online courses and in-person week-long workshops from the people behind Hybrid Pedagogy
Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI)*
Week-long seminars on specific digital humanities tools, practices, and topics held at the University of Victoria, Canada each summer.
Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching (HILT)*
Intensive summer seminars on digital humanities tools, practices, and methods.
*See DigLibArts Funding Opportunities to apply for grants to assist you in traveling to and attending workshops, seminars and conferences related to digital pedagogy or digital humanities.
Tutorials & Self-Guided Learning
Free Tutorials and Courses
A free 1,600 hour open source curriculum and community to learn coding skills and build a portfolio, geared toward building sites for non-profits.
If you have a library card through LAPL you can access Lynda.com, Gale Courses, Universal Class, and various language learning platforms. You will need your library card number and pin to access these subscription-based services.
An all-volunteer, freely accessible resource designed for historians and humanists to teach themselves programming and different digital skills, from Zotero, to databases, to corpus analysis.
A free web developers resource with tutorials, references, and examples for
Free high-quality online courses from major universities. Courses offered across the curriculum from creative arts, to science and technology, or even business management. Learn digital skills in their Online & Digital Courses which include cyber security, mobile gaming, big data, and more.
Khan Academy is a free, non-profit organization that provides free tutorials in the form of exercises and Youtube videos.
Computer Programming – Short project-based courses in subjects such as JS, HTML/CSS, and SQL.
Computer Science – Including courses on algorithms, cryptography and Information Theory.
Hour of Code – Learn how to code in one hour a day
A series of Creative Commons licensed manual to learning Python, bywith links to accompanying Youtube videos. Titles can be read in browser or downloaded as pdfs or ebooks. Titles in the series include:
Free lessons and videos to help you learn Computer Graphics Programming.
According to their About page, “The Google Developers channel, offers lessons, talks, the latest news & best practices. Learn Android, Chrome, Web Development, Polymer, Performance, iOS & more!” Subscribe or visit for an extensive library of how-to videos, lectures, and announcements.
Based on a barter system, learn how different skill, tools, etc., meet members of the LA community, and do it with any means available to you. Not sure if you have the means to participate? Check out examples of barter items requested in the past. If you have time, consider teaching a class as well!
An online learning community aimed at helping women map out careers in the tech industry. Very much career oriented, their 3-month long courses are designed as “Career Blueprints” offering structured courses to help you gain the skills to start new careers as web developers, or designers. Good for students looking to enhance their liberal arts education, as they will build their own portfolio, view job postings, and more, but on the pricier end, as courses are $399 for three-months. They also offer a 10-day Free Bootcamp.
A user-based community that curates tech bootcamps, and courses, and offers forums with reviews as well as tips for choosing your course.