May 17, 2016

East Coast Games Conference VR Village 2016

Educators, researchers and design teams continue to look for innovative solutions to better support lab-based and field-based instruction in online learning environments. The emergence of interactive 360º video capture and virtual reality technologies (i.e. Google Cardboard) have provided new approaches for delivering instruction.

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.

Apr 22, 2016

Telling Ain’t Training: DELTA Instructional Technology Training Team Recaps Recent Conference

by Yiling Chappelow, Suzanne Edmonds and Allie Giro From March 6 through 8 in Atlanta, Georgia, the ISS Instructional Technology Training Team attended the ATD (Association for Talent Development) event “Telling Ain’t Training.” Based on the popular, best-selling book of the […]

Mar 1, 2016

Mediasite Administrator Update, March 2016

As part of an ongoing effort to keep Mediasite administrators on campus informed, we created this DELTAwire article specifically for you! For help with any Mediasite questions, please contact us at This article includes information on the following topics: My […]

Dec 15, 2015

Developing Gamification within Moodle

Photo caption: (l-r) Dr. Ed Lindsay, Martin Dougiamas from Moodle, Amanda Roberston and Steve Bader are pictured. In 2012-2013 Michelle Harrolle was awarded a DELTA Exploratory Grant. During the span of the past three years, the grant for gamification was […]

Nov 3, 2015

Summer Shorts Connects Faculty with Technology

Have you ever felt like you knew what you wanted to do, but you just didn’t know where to start? Instructors face this dilemma semester after semester as they question whether or not online resources are appropriate for their courses. […]

Nov 3, 2015

Reflections on the 2015 Educause Conference

Donna Petherbridge, Lou Harrison & Steve Bader attended the EDUCAUSE conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 27-30, 2015. We wanted to take a moment to share some of what we saw and learned with our colleagues. Words from the Wise: Some […]

Oct 28, 2015

East Coast Game Conference 2015

A number of DELToids attended this year’s East Coast Game Conference and captured their thoughts and impressions of the different sessions, speakers, and tech! Cathi Dunnagan “I need a weapon!” I shouted out loud as my first immersive experience built […]

Oct 19, 2015

2015 Online Learning Consortium Conference

On October 14 – 16, 2015, I attended the Online Learning Consortium Conference in Orlando, Florida (@OLC Today #OLC15). As usual, this was a great conference with many ideas about teaching and learning online. Following are some highlights. We’re adults, […]

Aug 28, 2015

NC State presents at Va. Tech’s first Teaching Large Classes Conference

contributed by Emily Ligon On July 23, Virginia Tech’s CIDER program held its first annual Teaching Large Classes Conference. The conference focused on challenges faced by instructors teaching in a classroom where it is difficult to interact one on one […]