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. […]
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.
Redesigning FOR 339: Name That Plant!
Learning to identify 170 different plant species is no easy task, and students in FOR 339: Dendrology have to do just that. A team of DELTA staff and an NC State instructor redesigned the course and created a new tool to help students along the way.
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.
Meet DELTA Faculty Fellow Bevin Maultsby
DELTA Faculty Fellow Bevin Maultsby specializes in online and distance education. With the help of DELTA Grants and instructional technologies, she’s creating a more immersive online learning environment at NC State.
Meet Faculty Fellow Michelle Falter
Assistant Professor Michelle Falter has vast experience in teaching with technology. As a DELTA Faculty Fellow, she is sharing her passions for instructional technologies, grading techniques and diversity and inclusion with other instructors.
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.
Meet Faculty Fellow Sarah Khan
Associate Teaching Professor Sarah Khan started her online teaching journey well before the onset of the pandemic, which has proven to be a blessing in disguise. Now, as a DELTA Faculty Fellow, Khan aims to share her experiences with those in higher education who could benefit.
Digital Repositories: A Solution for Underrepresentation, Learning Challenges
Underrepresentation, a virtual gallery walk, and microscopic viewing ability are just a few instructional challenges that have been solved through digital repositories.
DELTA Grants Save the Date
DELTA Grants are back! For more than 20 years DELTA Grants have helped to support the creation of online courses, explore new technologies for teaching, seed new online programs, assist in the redesign of blended and face-to-face courses and enhance and update existing courses.