Stories From 2020

Oct 21, 2020

Inside an IEP: Immersive Meetings to Prepare Future Teachers

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson and a team at DELTA are leveraging virtual reality and PlayPosit to create virtual meetings that will better prepare future teachers to support students with disabilities and positively impact the educational experience.

Oct 16, 2020

New Features in Zoom for Fall 2020

Recent updates of the Zoom Desktop Client added several new features that are likely to improve your online teaching and your students’ online learning experience. Update to the newest version today and ask your students to do the same in order to take advantage of these new features.

Oct 6, 2020

DELTA Annual Report Released: Changing Education for 20 Years

The 2019-2020 DELTA Annual Report is now available online! Take a look at how we helped student success by assisting faculty pivot to emergency remote instruction and ensuring our learning technologies had the infrastructure to support increased usage.

Oct 2, 2020

David Howard Receives University Award for Excellence

Director of Instructional Innovation Services David Howard has been honored with an NC State University Award for Excellence, the most prestigious award bestowed upon non-faculty employees.

Sep 28, 2020

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Kaitlyn Tarley

A new Inside DELTA highlighting the life of DELTA staff in their day-to-day work routines and life outside of work. As a testing associate, Kaitlyn Tarley helps give students at NC State an efficient, monitored and professional testing environment.

Sep 28, 2020

DELTA Workshops Anytime, Anywhere

We understand that teaching online can be tireless work and finding the time to fit professional development into a busy day of lesson planning, remote teaching and virtual meetings may be hard for some faculty members. That is why we have compiled a list of DELTA’s most popular workshops that you can view anytime completely online.

Sep 28, 2020

Course Maps Support Student Success

New DELTA Faculty Fellow Christine Cranford encourages faculty to use course maps to align learning objectives to course objectives, support learning objectives with learning materials, and assess student knowledge and skills.

Sep 25, 2020

Fostering Deeper Discussions using Zoom Breakout Rooms

Student-to-student interaction is important for student learning as well as student well-being and persistence. Breakout Rooms in Zoom offer great opportunities for student-to-student interaction and help create a richer online learning experience.

Sep 23, 2020

Leveraging Visual Media for Student Success

Through our DELTA Grants program, we help instructors bring their ideas to life, solve instructional challenges and enhance student learning through visual media. Visual instructional materials are helpful when communicating the complex and adding a level of engagement to course […]

Sep 22, 2020

Flexible Access Funding Evolves to Support Student Success through Online Learning

DELTA is continuing to support academic units by creating business systems and funding models that better allow them to enhance student success through online learning. Most recently, we have made changes to the Flexible Access funding model to allow for the creation of online classes that fully meet student demand.