Dr Donna T Petherbridge

Jan 24, 2013

Educause Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Reflections: January 16–18, 2013

By Dr. Donna Petherbridge & David Howard From January 16 – 18, 2013, we attended the Educause Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.  The overall theme for this conference was “People, Process & Technology:  IT Matters.” We came to the conference […]

Dec 3, 2012

DELTA Staff Showcase Innovative Instructional Technologies at Local Chapter Meeting of the ASTD

On November 30, 2012, Dr. Donna Petherbridge, Amanda Robertson, David Tredwell, Cathi Phillips and Lee Ann Gillen gave the keynote presentation at the Research Triangle chapter of the American Society of Training and Development’s (ASTD) November monthly meeting. This chapter […]

Oct 12, 2012

SLOAN-C Conference 2012

I attended the SLOAN-C conference, a consortium whose members are dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education.

Sep 14, 2011

Office of Faculty Development Fall Workshop Opportunities

The Office of Faculty Development is excited to announce the kickoff for this semester's workshop program.

Feb 14, 2011

April 8 Teaching and Learning Symposium

The Office of Faculty Development will be hosting its first campus-wide Teaching and Learning Symposium (TLS) on April 8, 2011. This event will celebrate exemplary teaching at North Carolina State University. Provost Warwick Arden will be presenting university teaching awards […]

Jan 18, 2011

Teaching in Large Classes

From our colleagues in the Office of Faculty Development . . . If you have been involved or plan to be involved in teaching large classes, you may be especially interested in this session led by two veteran faculty: Dr. […]

Dec 20, 2010

Teaching Strategies for Online Group Work

As an online instructor, working with groups presents a special challenge. Problems in working with online groups are not unique, and concerns about working with student groups in both face-to-face and online environments are certainly expressed to me by other faculty. While difficult to manage at times, I am a big believer in teaming students for certain assignments, because the ability to collaborate with others and the inevitable collaboration and project management experience that comes in working with multiple individuals on an assignment are skills as valuable as the other content that students will take away from my course.

Nov 6, 2010

SLOAN-C Conference Wrap-up

On Wednesday, November 3, I found myself at the RDU airport at 6:15am (not sure how I got there, it was early!) going through security and then waiting for my flight to Orlando on my way to the 16th annual […]

Oct 16, 2010

Reflections on Educause 2010

A number of colleagues (and myself!) attended the Educause conference (which focuses on Information Technology and Higher Education) in Anaheim, CA, the week of October 12. I enjoy the opportunity to attend this conference when I can because I find […]

Oct 13, 2010

Office of Faculty Development sponsors “Thank a teacher” program

Am passing this on from my colleagues in the Office of Faculty Development – love this idea! In order to provide NC State students a way to express appreciation to faculty who have impacted their university experience in a positive […]