DELTA Instructional Tools Grants: Efficient and Impactful
The DELTA team provided innovative solutions to course content delivery challenges through Instructional Tools Grants during the 2021-2022 academic year. These express grants are completed in just one semester and provide course improvements to facilitate student success.
DELTA Faculty Fellows Inspire Colleagues Across Campus
DELTA Faculty Fellows share experiences impacting and uniting colleagues campuswide. From publishing articles with practical best practices to presenting at conferences, they are dedicated to and embody teaching excellence.
Manage Group Projects with Team Contracts
Help your students succeed with group projects by guiding them through their work using a team contract. Clearly defining each group member’s role can avoid the hurdles that often arise with this type of assignment. This process offers the needed support and encourages collaboration.
Alternatives to Alt Text
Alternative text (alt text) is an important tool to create equitable experiences for students. DELTA’s Accessibility Team shares best practices for creating alt text along with other tips to help with student engagement and success.
NC State and DELTA Lead Group of Four Universities in Adaptive Learning Project
NC State Associate Professor Katherine Saul, Ph.D. shares her experience fully integrating Adaptive Learning (AL) and RealizeIt into her Engineering Dynamics course. This type of course design resulted in students completing five times more problems which fostered deeper understanding of concepts and individualized assistance.
DELTA Grants Training and Development Team Receive Multiple Awards
For Associate Teaching Professor Michelle Bartlett and Lead Instructional Designer Jessica White, a DELTA Grant partnership leads to two awards at the Distance Learning Administration 2021 Conference.
Meet Them Where They Are: Creative Alternative Assessments
With the fall semester less than a month away and curriculum planning shifting into high gear, now is the perfect time to think about different ways to engage students in learning using creative alternative assessments and learning technology tools.
DELTA-Con Set for May 13, Register Now
DELTA-Con, now in its fifth year, is NC State’s annual unconference bringing together faculty, staff and graduate students from across local higher ed institutions. Join us May 13 for the discussion-based event to share your insights, network with peers and discover the latest in academic technology and innovation.
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.