DELTA Announces 2018-2019 Grant Recipients
DELTA awarded more than $240,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 recipients across the university including eight academic colleges and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. DELTA Grants apply innovative pedagogy, instructional technology and course design to solve instructional challenges.
Cultural Competency Module Receives Campus Technology Impact Award
The First Impressions virtual reality module received a 2018 Campus Technology Impact Award in the teaching and learning category. Developed in partnership with the Global Training Initiative, the experience allows students to dive into the minds of a global project team.
Registration Open for DELTA Fall Workshops
Interested in integrating technology into your in-person or online class? Join us for our first round of DELTA workshops and get started using technology in your classroom today! All classes are free and open to faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants.
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.
Registration Open for Summer Shorts
Join us Aug. 13-17 for DELTA’s annual Summer Shorts in Instructional Technologies featuring a brand new pre-conference WolfWare Bootcamp in addition to general conference sessions on innovative instruction, teaching online and student engagement followed by the second-annual DELTA-Con.
DELTA’s College of Design Alumni Create and Share Experiences
DELTA’s New Media Development team includes several NC State alumni from the College of Design. We caught up with them to learn more about their experiences as students and how their backgrounds in design have impacted their creative work at DELTA.
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.