Stories From 2018

Oct 1, 2018

New Cohort of Faculty Set to Apply Quality Matters

After a successful pilot phase in spring 2018, the Online Course Improvement Program is gearing up for a new cohort of faculty who will work to make improvements to their online courses to meet the nationally recognized standards of the Quality Matters organization.

Sep 25, 2018

DELTA Welcomes New Class of Faculty Fellows

DELTA is excited to welcome four new Faculty Fellows for the 2018-2019 cycle. James McConnell, Justin Post, Melissa Ramirez and Stacy Supak will partner with DELTA to share teaching with technology best practices through a variety of activities. The four new Fellows will join Angie Smith who is continuing her grant through summer 2019.

Sep 10, 2018

DELTA Prepares to Redesign WolfWare for Usability

As part of DELTA’s strategic goals, we strive to leverage learning technologies to increase student success as well as to increase collaboration and transparency with our services. In the 2017-2018 fiscal year, DELTA worked on a usability and redesign project for WolfWare to enhance the learning management system used campus-wide.

Aug 23, 2018

Bartlett Receives Award for Online Innovation

Teaching Assistant Professor Michelle Bartlett received the Wagner Innovation Award at the 2018 Distance Learning Administration conference in June. Bartlett’s leadership and innovative solutions as the director of the online Training and Development master’s and certificate programs landed her this award.

Aug 22, 2018

DELTA Testing Services to Hold Fall 2018 Faculty Discussion

DELTA Testing Services is hosting two Fall 2018 Faculty Discussions to help faculty, staff and instructors familiarize themselves with our services. Both sessions will be held on Main Campus in Talley Student Union.

Aug 21, 2018

Faculty Fellows Recognized at Summer Shorts

Amanda Edwards and Michael Kanters were honored with certificates of appreciation at Summer Shorts, marking the completion of their outstanding service as Faculty Fellows from 2016-2018. Our dedicated group of Faculty Fellows are passionate about educational technology and sharing their experiences with others.

Aug 21, 2018

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Jiakaira Dixon

A new Inside DELTA highlighting the life of DELTA staff in their day-to-day work routines and life outside the workplace. Jiakaira Dixon is the media production coordinator in Video Communication Services who schedules resources and DELTA classroom facilities. Dixon loves crafting, coupon-shopping and spending time with her family.

Aug 21, 2018

DELTA Announces 2018-2019 Grant Recipients

DELTA awarded more than $240,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 recipients across the university including eight academic colleges and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. DELTA Grants apply innovative pedagogy, instructional technology and course design to solve instructional challenges.

Aug 17, 2018

Cultural Competency Module Receives Campus Technology Impact Award

The First Impressions virtual reality module received a 2018 Campus Technology Impact Award in the teaching and learning category. Developed in partnership with the Global Training Initiative, the experience allows students to dive into the minds of a global project team.

Aug 16, 2018

Agile at DELTA: Communication is Key

For the second year, a team of DELTA staff attended the Agile2017 conference in Orlando, Florida, where they experienced a variety of sessions on the Agile philosophy, communication, collaboration, leadership and more. The group returned to DELTA and led a series of workshops for all staff to attend.