Student Impact

Oct 3, 2016

Online Student Uses Textiles Degree to Enhance Microsoft Products

Paul Sandoval works full-time as a model maker for Microsoft in Seattle, Wash. Before he decided to continue his education part-time at NC State, he traveled to the University in the spring of 2015.

Sep 7, 2016

Nike Employee Looks to Earn Textile Chemistry Masters Through NC State Online

Meet Mike Schaadt and learn more about an interesting textile design job opportunity that inspired him to study at NC State.

Jul 20, 2016

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.

Jul 15, 2016

10 Tips for Establishing a Strong Social Presence in Your Online Class

For students and instructors, taking (or teaching) an online course can feel like an isolated activity.

May 21, 2016

Taming the Large Class Beast

How to Use Technology as a Means to Reach Students Individually — or Fake it Successfully
Large class instructors, I am one of you, and I feel your pain.

May 9, 2016

DELTA Grant Leads to Student Presentations at Symposium

Three posters at the symposium highlighted scholarship of teaching and learning projects funded by a DELTA Exploratory Grant.

Mar 10, 2016

2016-2017 DELTA Grants Proposal Submissions Accepted March 28-May 6

Are you a faculty member who has a great idea to engage your students with no assistance to get it done? Or are you seeking funding to develop or improve a course with the latest technologies or research-based best practices? […]

Mar 8, 2016

DELTA Faculty Fellow Dr. Ed Lindsay Says Game On: PRT 266

DELTA Faculty Fellow Dr. Edwin Lindsay has spent his fair share of time in classrooms at NC State. As a three-time NC State graduate, who earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences, a master’s in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and […]

Mar 1, 2016

S.M.A.R.T. Ways to Teach Using YouTube

I would like to tell you that every time I teach there are epiphanies all over the room, and that you can hear the angels sing, but that would be lying, so I won’t tell you that. But I will […]

Feb 29, 2016

eFIRE: A Hot Topic at NC State and Beyond

Laurie Gharis and Jennifer Evans have a burning desire to teach others about prescribed fires. With assistance from DELTA, various partners throughout the state and the NC State community, this passion has resulted in the creation of eFIRE, electronic Field-based […]