2017-2018 DELTA Annual Report Available Online
This year has been another year of discovery for DELTA in leveraging its unique strengths and reimagining education at NC State. Through innovative course design, teaching with technology workshops and the support of enterprise-level technologies, DELTA's goal is to improve the user experience for both students and faculty.
2018 Pride of the Wolfpack Award Recipients
Eight DELTA staff members were honored with the Pride of the Wolfpack Award at a staff meeting Oct. 4, 2018. The award recognizes staff members who go above and beyond and make a special or unique contribution to their unit or university as a whole.
DELTA Prepares to Redesign WolfWare for Usability
As part of DELTA’s strategic goals, we strive to leverage learning technologies to increase student success as well as to increase collaboration and transparency with our services. In the 2017-2018 fiscal year, DELTA worked on a usability and redesign project for WolfWare to enhance the learning management system used campus-wide.
Agile at DELTA: Communication is Key
For the second year, a team of DELTA staff attended the Agile2017 conference in Orlando, Florida, where they experienced a variety of sessions on the Agile philosophy, communication, collaboration, leadership and more. The group returned to DELTA and led a series of workshops for all staff to attend.
DELTA Adds Documentation Resources
This year, the DELTA communications team made a concerted effort to create documentation for a variety of technologies and processes. Check out this first-person account from Kane Martin, who served as a technical writing intern and contributed to a variety of documentation projects.
Top Hat Gains Traction at NC State
It’s been one year since NC State acquired a campus license for Top Hat, allowing faculty and students to use it at no cost. We caught up with a few instructors to hear their stories of successfully implementing Top Hat and how the use of this interactive classroom tool is benefiting their teaching as well as student learning.
A Work in Progress: Streamlining Feed Mill Studies
A team of DELTA staff members are working with Adam Fahrenholz and Marissa Herchler on a blended learning grant to enhance the student learning experience in Feed Manufacturing Technology. The team is exploring Matterport to create a virtual tour of NC State’s teaching mill and updating a main assignment.
A Work in Progress: Immersive VR Environment for LAR 457
As part of an exploratory grant project for a landscape architecture course, Postdoctoral Research Scholar Muntazar Monsur and Teaching Assistant Professor Carla Delcambre are working with a team of dedicated DELTA staff members to create an immersive, 3D environment that students can explore using virtual reality headsets.
DELTA Testing Services Administers Record Number of Exams
During spring 2018 final exams, DELTA Testing Services proctored 8,865 exams in just eight days. For the entire 2017-2018 year, a record 84,578 exams were administered. As a National College Testing Association Certified Test Center, DELTA Testing Services operates under the highest standards and procedures.
WolfWare Outreach Offers a Variety of Non-Credit Opportunities
Wondering just how programs, organizations, departments and instructors from across the university are using WolfWare Outreach? We explore three types of WolfWare Outreach offerings from the Department of Horticultural Sciences, the Intensive English Program, and Industry Expansion Solutions.