Confirming Commitment to Online Course Quality through Quality Matters
The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) has a new cohort of faculty who will work to make improvements to their online courses to meet the nationally recognized standards of the Quality Matters organization. Meet the new group of dedicated faculty members committed to providing quality online teaching and learning.
Trees That Teach
You could learn about urban trees from a textbook. Or, your class could get outside to Think and Do. Through a Critical Path Course Redesign grant, DELTA staff members teamed up with Introduction to Environmental Science instructor Steph Jeffries to develop instructional and data collection materials for students to learn about campus trees.
DELTA Announces 2018-2019 Grant Recipients
DELTA awarded more than $240,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 recipients across the university including eight academic colleges and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. DELTA Grants apply innovative pedagogy, instructional technology and course design to solve instructional challenges.
New DELTA Grant to Quickly Produce Online Courses
Do you need to create an online course but have limited time and are not exactly sure where to start? Looking for a step-by-step process to quickly and effectively produce an online course? Learn more about the new Rapid Design Course Grant.
DELTA Grants Help Faculty Transform Outcomes
Are you a faculty member who has a great idea to engage your students, but lack 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? Here are five quick facts about NC State DELTA Grants.
DELTA Grant Update: Continuing to Incorporate VR into LAR
Since the completion of DELTA Exploratory Grant work in 2016, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Kofi Boone has successfully incorporated virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) technology into his landscape architecture courses.
OCIP Creates Culture of Quality Assurance
The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) pilot began in January 2018 to help a group of dedicated faculty members restructure their online courses to meet the nationally recognized standards of Quality Matters. The group will have the first online courses certified for quality at NC State.
DELTA Grants Group Consultation Sign-Ups are Available
DELTA is seeking collaborative partners from diverse disciplines to submit grant proposals for the 2018–2019 DELTA Grants cycle. For faculty and staff who are considering submitting a proposal, sign-ups for group consultations and information sessions are open.
Exploring Immersive Experiences in Biodiversity
After wrapping up three video shoots at different locations across North Carolina, DELTA’s project team shared their experiences as well as the future vision of immersive experience and story-based learning in 360° environments.
A Work in Progress: Animal Nutrition for Companion Pets
DELTA worked with Teaching Assistant Professor Kimberly Ange-van Heugten on a Distance Education Course Grant to create a new course focused on animal nutrition for canines and felines. Students will use the various deliverables from DELTA to create a simulation of a specialized cat or dog food for their final project.