Student Impact

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 […]

Dec 10, 2015

Register for DELTA 2016 Spring Workshops

Are you new to teaching with instructional technology? Looking to add to your repertoire of teaching with technology skills? Come join us for DELTA’s spring workshops as we discuss how to use instructional technology to enhance course design, class activities, […]

Dec 9, 2015

MyTech: Taking Physics Beyond the Classroom

“There’s an app for that!” has been said time and time again. Now, after teaming with DELTA staff and receiving a DELTA Exploratory Grant, Dr. Colleen Countryman has brought this quote to life. MyTech, a free app available on Google Play and in […]

Dec 1, 2015

360º Video, Virtual Reality Presentation Highlights Edu Applications

Educators, researchers and design teams continue to look for innovative solutions for online learning environments to better support lab-based and field-based instruction. The emergence of “affordable” interactive 360º spherical video, virtual reality (VR) technologies and production processes has given way […]

Jul 27, 2015

My Mediasite Student Pilot Launching Fall 2015!

After wide adoption of My Mediasite from faculty and staff and continued requests for student use of the desktop recording software, we are rolling out a pilot for student use beginning in the Fall semester of 2015. My Mediasite includes […]

May 29, 2015

Trot to Trophy: Developing an Educational Game to Teach Horse Care

While learning shouldn’t be all horseplay, who says we shouldn’t play games to learn about horses? With educational games in higher education on the rise, DELTA’s Instructional Innovation Services teamed up with Dr. Shannon Pratt-Phillips, associate professor of equine nutrition […]

May 5, 2015

DELTA collaborates on Award-Winning Food Safety Educational Materials

Assistant Professor of Food Science Clint Stevenson was awarded a 2015 Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology April 14 for the “Howling Cow Case Study.” The award was created to honor the creative pedagogy […]

Apr 22, 2015

Face-to-face, Blended, or Online: The Impact of Course Delivery Method on Student Learning

Faculty members often apply for a DELTA grant seeking to improve a course using the latest technologies or research-based best practices and end up discovering that a blended or fully online course would be a great fit. When an instructor considers delivering […]

Apr 22, 2015

Learning is Fun: Effective Technology-based Assignments that Students Actually Enjoy

As professors plan their courses and assignments, they might begin by wondering about effective technology-based assignments that students enjoy. There are many engaging assignments happening in classes all around campus. This article will explain the general idea behind the assignments, […]

Apr 1, 2015

Rethinking Critical Path Course English 101

What motives drive faculty to reconfigure the way a large course is designed? For Dr. Susan Miller-Cochran, director of the First-Year Writing program, taking the leap to offer English 101 online was brought about by the strong desire to make […]