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As part of the Digital Liberal Arts 2020 Initiative, DigLibArts is offering support through a competetive basis to Faculty-led Learning Communities to develop digital capacities across campus. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000, and in rare circumstances up to $10,000

What constitutes a learning community?

A group of at least 3 regular members connected by a shared topic or set of activities for a defined period. Groups will receive a shared budget to be spent during the activity period and, when possible, a campus expert who will facilitate group success. Topics should relate to digital well-being, broadly construed (see below).

What is digital well-being?

Digital well-being, developing and/or interacting with a nurturing personal or community digital infrastructure, articulates one facet of Whittier’s mission to “prepare students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society” by empowering individuals and groups to become “active citizens and effective communicators who embrace diversity and act with integrity” in digital spaces.

To apply for DigLibArts funding to form your own learning community, fill out our brief online application.

For more details, go to: http://bit.ly/learningcommFAQ, or ask any member of the Educational Resources Committee or the DigLibArts Staff.

Join A Learning Community


A group of faculty, staff, and student organizations who have created websites using the Whittier.Domains web hosting. Contact Bill Kronholm to join.

Map It!

A group of faculty, staff, and students who are learning and using ArcGIS and other mapping tools to visualize spatial information. Contact Nat Zappia to join.

Public Scholarship/Open Educational Resources

A group of faculty, staff, and campus organizations who are sharing their scholarship or creative activity on the Web. Contact Andrea Rehn to join.