Stories From 2019

May 14, 2019

Increasing Universal Design for Learning: Perspective from a Faculty Fellow

Teaching Assistant Professor and DELTA Faculty Fellow Melissa Ramirez shares how her early educational experiences paved the way for her teaching philosophy today. She outlines three steps to help instructors increase Universal Design for Learning in their courses.

May 14, 2019

May 2019 Mediasite Administrator Update

May 2019 Maintenance Window DELTA Major maintenance of DELTA systems take place from Tuesday May 13 through Saturday May 18, 2019. Service disruptions could occur at any time during the maintenance window. Updates post to SysNews. Mediasite.wolfware transitions May 2019 […]

May 14, 2019

Meet DELTA Faculty Fellow James McConnell

James McConnell has spent the past decade teaching with technology, but he’s not slowing down anytime soon. As a 2018-2019 DELTA Faculty Fellow, he’s spreading the bright future of online learning throughout NC State’s campus. Learn what makes him passionate in his Faculty Fellow feature.

May 6, 2019

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Monica Smith

A new Inside DELTA highlighting the life of DELTA Staff in their day-to-day work routines and life outside of the workplace. Monica Smith is a Social Media Specialist for Online and Distance Education and promotes online and distance education courses across a variety of social media platforms. Smith enjoys fitness and spending time with her husband and puppy.

May 1, 2019

Three Colleagues Tackle Master’s Degree and Professional World

Michael Von Bargen, Jason Cook and Richard Singer will soon graduate from the online Master of Education in Training and Development. Learn how this group of friends has taken what they’ve learned at NC State and applied it to their careers at Duke Energy — saving the company $1.5 million in training costs.

May 1, 2019

MEA 140 Makes Waves Online

An Online and Distance Education DELTA Grant is bringing MEA 140: Catastrophic Earth online for the first time. See how we are collaborating with faculty to enhance this course with media deliverables, interactive content and more.

May 1, 2019

New Round of Quality Matters-Certified Courses

Congratulations to our second group of faculty for confirming their commitment to online course quality. In one short year, NC State has added 12 Quality Matters-certified courses to its curriculum through the Online Course Improvement Program.

May 1, 2019

May 2019 Online MBA Graduate Secures Promotion With Degree

Jill Scullion began the NC State Jenkins Professional Online MBA in 2016 to further her professional career — and she did just that by embodying the Think and Do mentality. Upon graduation from the program, Scullion was rewarded for her hard work and promoted to vice president. Read her story.

Apr 29, 2019

Textile Archive Design Application: Bridging History and the Future of Textile Design

Exploratory Grants let you match your creativity with our resources to create groundbreaking new technologies. Learn how Professor Traci Lamar and a multidisciplinary team of DELTA staff members combined forces to bring a colorful collection of textile patterns back into NC State classrooms.

Apr 25, 2019

ICYMI: DELTA Weekly Webinars Are Available Online

This spring, DELTA ran a six-week webinar series to explore important issues related to teaching with technology. Check out our six recorded webinars to hear faculty perspectives and gather ideas for your courses.