Online Education

Jun 29, 2022  |  Inside DELTA

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Cathi Dunnagan

For the last 14 years, Senior Instructional Designer Cathi Dunnagan (née Phillips) has worked at DELTA and on July 1, 2022, she’s retiring. Since 2008, Dunnagan has worked with faculty and fellow DELTA staff to solve instructional challenges using technology.  […]

Jun 28, 2022

Spice Up Your Summer with “Recipes for Teaching Success”

Registration is now open for DELTA’s Summer Shorts program “Recipes for Teaching Success” and Boot Camp: Moodle and More! You can register for individual sessions, which are available Aug. 15 - Aug. 19 between 9 - 4 p.m., in a hybrid format. These sessions focus on NC State’s innovative academic instructional technologies.

Jun 27, 2022

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.

Jun 22, 2022

Course Design with Accessibility in Mind

Lead Instructional Designer Caitlin McKeown presented at the Join the Journey: 2022 Digital Accessibility Conference offering tips on accessible course design. She shared her expertise on best practices for making all course content available to all students.

Jun 15, 2022

Online Grad Applies Master of Statistics to Hospitality

A year after graduating, Mana Azizsoltani reflects on his experience in the online Master of Statistics program at NC State.

Jun 8, 2022

Online Learning Provides ESL Support for Elementary Teacher and Her Students

Baileywick Elementary School teacher Daisy Miranda is a graduate from the NC State ESL Add-On Licensure online program. Combined with her Latina identity, Miranda is able to effectively support her Multilingual Learners (ML) and immigrant students.

May 25, 2022

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions Returns With The Future of Food

This year’s iteration of Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions will surround the Future of Food — specifically, the complex and interwoven problems which contribute to a worldwide issue. Many members of DELTA’s staff have worked tirelessly to make the course a success for incoming first-year and transfer students.

May 23, 2022

Creating Bright Futures Through Online Programs

Derek Just is dedicated to helping students find their career path as a graduate of an NC State Online and Distance Education program. “I chose to pursue a Master’s in College Counseling and Student Development because I wanted to continue […]

May 20, 2022

MMA Director Embraces Think and Do in the Virtual Classroom

Rishika Rishika, associate professor of marketing and the director of the MMA program, applies Think and Do to marketing analytics and encourages her students to think outside the box.

May 18, 2022

Keeping Students Engaged in Asynchronous Lectures

What makes the learning active or passive is not the modality (Zoom vs. pre-recorded videos vs. text-based lessons), but the structure of the lesson the instructor creates. Faculty Fellow Claire Gordy share tips for keeping students engaged.