New Name, New Look for Online and Distance Education
On Thursday, Aug. 4, DELTA launched the new NC State Online and Distance Education website.
NC State Online Launches Social Media
NC State Online and Distance Education launched four social media channels July 18 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Course Redesign—Annotated Bibliography: What is Course Redesign?
Colleges and universities continue to juggle challenges associated with national and local attention to improving student access, student retention, and student achievement while maximizing graduation rates in higher education. The increasing enrollments in college courses are requiring professors to adopt […]
Service that Scales: Recording Distance Education Courses–From a Distance
When faced with a 20 percent increase in demand for their Distance Education (DE) classroom recording services, Tony Pearson and his team in DELTA’s Video Communications Services (VCS) refused to choose between strong customer service and scalability. Instead, they found […]
DELTA Spotlights Successful Use of Educational Games, Social Media and Mobile Learning
With so many social media platforms, so many mobile formats, and so many gaming options out there, where does an innovative online instructor begin? That was the central question addressed this month by a team of DELTA new media developers […]
Lecture Capture – Annotated Bibliography
I recently worked on an annotated bibliography on lecture capture, as part of work I’ve done in partnership with others. I thought I would share in case others are interested. The introduction (overall highlights) from the annotated bibliography follows. (Please […]
Tips for Teaching Online
From the desks of: Dr. Donna Petherbridge, Amanda Robertson, & Dr. Traci Temple There are many things to think about when planning and teaching an online course. A lot of what you already know about teaching in a conventional classroom […]
Flu-Proof Your Course: Discussions
Coursework in a university depends on a constant dialogue among students and faculty. Your class depends on the interaction and engagement of your students, and getting students involved in class discussions is important. But, if illness makes it impossible for […]
Upcoming Faculty Seminar Series: Teaching Larger Classes
Many classes at NC State are larger this year because of budget cuts and increased enrollment. This seminar series is designed to assist faculty in developing and sharing strategies for effectively teaching larger classes. The Office of Faculty Development, in […]