course design

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.

May 20, 2022

Spring Cleaning Part 2: Deep Clean Your Course

Interested in organizing your course material for the fall semester? There are many ways to do so with templates such as Quick Start Course Shell or creating module overviews and this article highlights several additional options. Implementing just one of these methods will make your course more accessible and sleek for fall.

Apr 20, 2022

Dayflowers, Hibiscuses and Lilies, Oh My!

With the help of a DELTA team spearheaded by Senior Instructional Designer Cathi Dunnagan, Professor Larry Blanton bridged the gap between digital learning and in-person botanical labs. In PB 250: Plant Biology, students engage with plants via interactive 3D web models.

Feb 28, 2022

Experimenting in the Lab Sandbox

Lab courses provide meaningful hands-on experiences for students, and these experiences can be difficult to replicate in an online environment. A team of DELTA staff and NC State faculty set out to design an immersive, configurable online lab for students in BIT 410/510.

Nov 1, 2021

DELTA Offers Express Grants for Spring 2022

DELTA is offering Spring 2022 Express Grants — Rapid Design and Instructional Tools — for faculty and instructors seeking ways to enhance their teaching with technology. How Can DELTA assist you next semester?

Sep 20, 2021

A Metamorphosis: DELTA Grant Transforms ENT 410

Through an extensive DELTA Grant, Extension Associate Terri Billeisen teamed up with DELTA experts to bring innovative learning technologies to ENT 410: Turfgrass and Ornamental Insect Pest Management, a new course launching in 2022, to help students connect with course material.

Aug 26, 2021

New and Improved: Explore the DELTA Teaching Resources Website

The DELTA Teaching Resources website has a new look and new content. Faculty will find a collection of resources written by experts to teach effectively with technology both in the classroom and online.