DELTA, Libraries and NC State Stores Partner with OpenStax to Increase Use of Free, Peer-Reviewed Textbooks
NC State University has been chosen to participate in the 2019-2020 OpenStax Institutional Partnership Program to encourage the use of free, peer-reviewed textbooks on campus. The Libraries, DELTA, and the NC State Stores will be partnering in this program.
Teaching (and Learning) Through Technology
NC State’s DELTA Grants program empowers faculty to revolutionize classroom and online instruction. Learn how a team of DELTA staff worked with Deb Littlejohn to transform her graphic design theory course using immersive media. Submit a DELTA Grants proposal starting April 8 through May 17. Attend an info session or group consultation to help prepare your proposal.
Trees That Teach
You could learn about urban trees from a textbook. Or, your class could get outside to Think and Do. Through a Critical Path Course Redesign grant, DELTA staff members teamed up with Introduction to Environmental Science instructor Steph Jeffries to develop instructional and data collection materials for students to learn about campus trees.
Doctor of Design Student Aims to Design a Sustainable Food System
Mike Ortosky is pursuing his online Doctor of Design degree at NC State Design with the intention of reimagining a sustainable food system to benefit the health of the environment, economy, and North Carolina communities and beyond.
A New Reality for Online Education
Online instruction at NC State is taking on a whole new meaning, thanks to emerging virtual reality technologies and the DELTA staff members who adapt them for faculty and staff to use.
Launching the Doctor of Design Program: A Collaborative Journey
In collaboration with DELTA, the NC State College of Design launched the only online Doctor of Design program in the country. This flexibility is intended to converge technology, innovation, and academic rigor to create an effective program with a focus design investigation. Learn about the making of this program.
Faculty Fellow Stacy Supak Enhances Online Learning Experience
As a DELTA Faculty Fellow, Stacy Supak will investigate how experiences in online courses influence student success. She specializes in online learning and teaches half of the credit hours at the Center for Geospatial Analytics.
Award-Winning Game Teaches Cultural Competency
First Impressions, a virtual reality learning experience developed by DELTA and NC State Global Training Initiative, took home a bronze medal in the 2018 International Serious Play Awards, which recognize excellence in games designed for use in K-12 or higher education settings.
Get to Know: DELTA
Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) at NC State strengthens the university’s academic offerings by fully utilizing technology to serve all learners. This unit equips students for an increasingly interconnected, global society with outstanding educational experiences formed with innovative technologies and pedagogies.