Educational Technology Services Makes Updates in Fiscal Year 2019-2020
Educational Technology Services supports NC State faculty, staff and students by developing and maintaining high-quality learning technologies. We spoke with ETS Director Jeff Webster to discuss how the department adapted and excelled with the changes of fiscal year 2019-2020.
Meet Alexis Lockett, DELTA’s Online and Distance Education Program Manager
DELTA welcomed Alexis Lockett as the new Online and Distance Education (ODE) program manager in fiscal year 2019-2020. Lockett will play a key leadership role as DELTA reimagines how ODE will support NC State academic programs.
Tips to Create Your Own Instructional Media From Home
As more people turn to podcasts and videos to engage with students and colleagues at a distance, DELTA staff members are sharing tips to help you navigate the technology behind instructional media and develop powerful learning materials on your own.
Faster and Better: Instructional Media Production’s Year in Review
With innovative technologies, refined workflows and extensive upgrades, Instructional Media Production got "faster and better" at delivering high-quality multimedia to support NC State students and faculty in fiscal year 2019-2020.
Tackling Global Health with Virtual Reality
A DELTA Grant project developed in collaboration with Assistant Professor Andy Stringer and the College of Veterinary Medicine will allow veterinary students to explore global health challenges, diverse farming practices and cultural contexts in virtual reality.
Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Donna Petherbridge
A new Inside DELTA highlighting the life of DELTA staff in their day-to-day work routines and life outside of work. Donna Petherbridge is the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Technology Information and a passionate advocate for DELTA staff and services across NC State's campus.
DELTA Faculty Fellow Finds Success in Online Instruction
Associate Teaching Professor Annette Moore transitioned two courses online this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She found success by learning new skills and adjusting her teaching to be effective at a distance.
Reflections and Results: Faculty Look Back on Spring Exams
With DELTA test centers closed this May in response to COVID-19, NC State faculty used a variety of strategies to deliver final exams remotely, from alternative assignments to remote proctoring tools. Several faculty members are looking back on the experience and sharing advice for the future.
Bringing Interaction to Instructional Videos with PlayPosit
PlayPosit is an interactive video editing tool helping educators make the most out of instructional videos with embedded questions, learning objectives and more. Effective Aug. 1, all NC State faculty members will have complete and free access to use PlayPosit in their fall 2020 courses.
DELTA Testing Services Reflects on a Unique Final Exam Period
NC State students took spring 2020 final exams remotely due to closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. DELTA Testing Services adapted to the unprecedented changes with new applications and strategies to support students and faculty.