Two DELTA Staff Members Receive 2020 Provost’s Unit Award for Excellence
The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost honored DELTA staff members David Howard and Charlene Pettiway each with an Award for Excellence for their extraordinary commitment and contributions to DELTA and the larger NC State community.
Lending Expertise: NC State Organic Chemistry Virtual Reality Labs Shared Globally
Hear from Maria Gallardo-Williams as she talks about sharing her organic chemistry virtual reality labs to help other instructors continue teaching during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Natural Learning Initiative Takes Education Outdoors with WolfWare Outreach
The Natural Learning Initiative offers two asynchronous certificate programs for professional development in WolfWare Outreach. The certificate programs are tailored to early childhood and landscape design professionals who want to improve children's outdoor learning environments.
DELTA Testing Updates
With Respondus Monitor and LockDown Browser in use in some NC State courses for approximately one month, we’ve collected a few “lessons learned” based on feedback from students and faculty.
DELTA Explores VR in the Classroom
As part of our new DELTA Explores series, we're sharing how we research, test and explore the latest in immersive technology and its role in teaching and learning — how we Think before we Do. In the latest post, Immersive Media Support Specialist Justin Kuhn shares what we've learned about creating real-time virtual reality (VR) experiences.
Tips for Engaging Your Students from DELTA Instructional Designers
As NC State instructors dive into remote instruction, it may feel harder to connect with your students than it did in person. DELTA's skilled instructional designers are sharing their favorite tools and techniques to promote student engagement and meaningful interactions in online courses.
DELTA Faculty Fellows Support NC State Peers in Academic Continuity
Several former and current DELTA Faculty Fellows are sharing their expertise in teaching with technology to help NC State instructors make the switch to remote teaching and achieve academic continuity.
Congrats to Faculty for Commitment to Online Course Quality
While the NC State community is facing unprecedented challenges and subsequent changes, NC State faculty have continued their dedication to course improvement. The faculty mentioned have worked hard to complete Quality Matters (QM) training and raise the bar for online education at NC State.
Important Considerations for Teaching Online When That Wasn’t Your Original Plan
With all summer courses moving online, it is time to consider how you will navigate the circumstances that you and your students may continue to face into the summer.
A Resilient Pack: Supporting Faculty Behind the Scenes
DELTA means change. And in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, the statement holds true. Our organization has changed and adapted to do everything we can to support faculty in the transition to remote teaching and learning.