2011-2012 IDEA Grant Awards Announced

DELTA is pleased to announce the 2011-2012 awarding of $112,000 in new IDEA Grants to 14 recipients across five academic colleges and Student Affairs. The lead faculty member and title for each project supported this year are listed below:

Recipient Project Title
Chris Anson Using Screen Capture Technologies to Respond to Students’ Writing
Michael D Cobb PS 303: Race in American Politics –  DE Course Development
John A. Fuller MUS 120:  Rudiments of Music – DE Course Development
Ed Gehringer A Classroom Response System Using Google Apps
Gerald B Huntington ANS 550: Pasture Plant Identification component
Pooneh Lari ED 599: Global Perspectives in Educational Policy and Practice
Stacy A C Nelson GIS 595: Spatial Ecology in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences through Distance Education
Frederick Parker ARE 345-601 – Global Agribusiness Management
Shannon Pratt Phillips ANS 110: The Creation of an Equine Science Quiz
David M Rieder Using Motion Control Game Systems to Track, Record, and Analyze Formal Presentations
Joseph P Roise Wildfire Science Education – new DE Course Development
Terri E Varnado TDE 385 / 386: Robotics Education
Edward Weems Jr. ARE 112:  – Course Development
Scott Whisnant ANS 220 and 221:  Reproduction and Lactation of Domestic Animals – Development of a DE Section

DELTA’s Innovation in Distributed Education Applications (IDEA) Grants are a competitive awards program that promotes innovation in the use of instructional technology in online distance teaching and learning, builds expertise in this area, and enhances the technology-rich learning environment at North Carolina State University. DELTA provides assistance in the form of personnel hours and funds to faculty and staff to support the planning, design and development of high quality distance education courses. The DELTA IDEA Grants, seek to cultivate instructional excellence in online environments by promoting new ideas, teaching methods, and technologies.

If you would like to learn more about the IDEA Grants, you can go to the web site at https://delta.ncsu.edu/ideagrants/ and read about the History of the program, and look at some of the FAQ’s. You may also e-mail any questions you might have to ideagrants@lists.ncsu.edu.