General Education

Sometimes we all need a little refresher on general education topics. The following website provide content to help you with general education content:

MATH

WRITING AN ESSAY

SCIENTIFIC THINKING 

CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY

HUMANITIES

ON LINE WRITING LAB

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS

FORIEGN LANGUAGE

Culinary Text

Required reading may be required in your DIG course. While these courses require student’s to purchase the book, other courses suggest recommended text to compliment the material and help in projects and research. The following list of culinary books is recommended for any student looking to advance their culinary knowledge. The following list is available to enrolled students via the DIG Online Store:

Le Guide Culinaire – Auguste Escoffier 

Charcuterie – Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn

The Professional Pastry Chef – Bo Friberg

On Food and Cooking – Harold McGee

Educational Reference Websites

The digital age has made more and more information available at our fingertips. The following is a list of recommended websites to assist in your research for projects and assignments. Be sure to properly cite your sources when referencing these sites. The list is categorized by subject.

Baking Resource

History

Global Cuisine 

Hospitality Industry Resources

The following list of resources provide information on news, current events, trends and more happening in the culinary and hospitality industry. Keep up to date on what’s happening in the food service industry around the world.

HOSPITALITY NEWS

NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION

AMERICAN CULINARY NEWS, TRENDS and MORE

MICHIGAN FOOD AND FARMING

FOOD SAFETY

Discussion Board

Current students enrolled in DIG can ask questions directly through the social learning platform. Follow the link and submit your question to other students, faculty or directly to another person at DIG. Students must be logged into the SIS to access the platform. The more you put into your education, the more you will receive!

SOCIAL LEARNING

Remember you can always reach your concierge for questions or concerns.

Life Skills – General Support

If you are seeking additional resources to help with topics not related to education and the hospitality industry to help improve your overall health and wellness, check our these resources as a starting point:

CAREER PLANNING

MINDFULNESS 

FINANCIAL PLANNING

HEALTHY EATING

BENEFITS OF GREEN SPACE

EXCERSIZE AND FITNESS