Registration Open for Block 3 Fall Workshops
Registration is open for DELTA’s Block 3 Fall Workshops. All classes are free and open to faculty, staff and teaching graduate students. Workshops include new and familiar topics to help you wrap up the current semester, and assist with your Spring 2018 course preparation.
Online and Distance Education Focuses on Quality, Student Success
With 95 programs and just under 20,000 students, NC State’s Online and Distance Education unit is continuing to grow and expand. Since its beginning under the leadership of Associate Vice Provost Rebecca Swanson, the unit has grown its services and offerings with a continued focus on quality and student success.
Exploring Immersive Experiences in Biodiversity
After wrapping up three video shoots at different locations across North Carolina, DELTA’s project team shared their experiences as well as the future vision of immersive experience and story-based learning in 360° environments.
Meet Our Faculty Fellow Angie Smith
Teaching Associate Professor Angie Smith has taught online since completing her Ph.D. in Counselor Education in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development in NC State’s College of Education.
Meet the First Recipients of the Laura Stephenson Video in Education Scholarship
Two Duquesne University students, Jacob Leya and David Rajaski, are the first to be awarded the Laura Stephenson Video in Education Scholarship. The scholarship was renamed to honor Stephenson, a longtime NC State employee and Mediasite advocate, who passed in October 2016.
Five Tips from Quality Matters
The Instructional Technology Training Team in DELTA participated in an online training course delivered by Quality Matters (QM) on Applying the Quality Matters Rubric. Quality Matters is a nationally recognized program that assists in guiding faculty through the process of creating a high-quality online course.
A Work in Progress: Animal Nutrition for Companion Pets
DELTA worked with Teaching Assistant Professor Kimberly Ange-van Heugten on a Distance Education Course Grant to create a new course focused on animal nutrition for canines and felines. Students will use the various deliverables from DELTA to create a simulation of a specialized cat or dog food for their final project.
Cross Collaboration Tackles Microaggressions
At NC State, DELTA’s Instructional Media Production team collaborated with a faculty member and her graduate students within the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and with Arts NC State to tackle the ongoing challenge of addressing microaggressions. DELTA created a series of videos recreating real-life examples of microaggressions on campus.
DELTA’s Faculty Fellows Recognized at Summer Shorts
Kim Allen, Ed Lindsay and Maria Gallardo-Williams were honored with certificates of appreciation at Summer Shorts, marking the completion of their outstanding service as Faculty Fellows. This group of dedicated faculty members is passionate about the future of educational technology.
Online and Distance Education Virtual Orientation Refresh
Equipped with interactive lessons, quizzes and a range of NC State resources, the revised Virtual Orientation gives students an impressive toolkit for success in their online courses. The updated orientation was completed in May 2017 to create a more interactive experience.