gamification

Aug 10, 2018

DELTA Adds Documentation Resources

This year, the DELTA communications team made a concerted effort to create documentation for a variety of technologies and processes. Check out this first-person account from Kane Martin, who served as a technical writing intern and contributed to a variety of documentation projects.

Jan 31, 2018

Wolfpack Wellness 101: Creating a Thriving Pack

DELTA teamed up with staff from NC State Dining and University Recreation to create the Wolfpack Wellness 101 module, an interactive resource for incoming students to learn about health and wellness. The project will add to NC State’s focus of student’s overall well-being.

May 19, 2017

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Ben Huckaby

A new Inside DELTA highlighting the life of DELTA staff in their day-to-day work routines and life outside of the workplace. Ben Huckaby is a Lead Interaction Designer/Developer at DELTA where he focuses on designing and developing games and online interactions for education. Huckaby is also a DJ and avid cyclist.

Apr 20, 2017

Exploratory Grants Generate Solutions

Faculty and staff can consider applying for a DELTA Exploratory grant. This is a great way to explore new delivery for student comprehension and engagement. Deadline for all DELTA Grant applications is May 5.

Mar 10, 2016

2016-2017 DELTA Grants Proposal Submissions Accepted March 28-May 6

Are you a faculty member who has a great idea to engage your students with no 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? […]

Mar 8, 2016

DELTA Faculty Fellow Dr. Ed Lindsay Says Game On: PRT 266

DELTA Faculty Fellow Dr. Edwin Lindsay has spent his fair share of time in classrooms at NC State. As a three-time NC State graduate, who earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences, a master’s in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and […]

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. […]

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 […]

Mar 9, 2015

Report from Coursera’s Gamification class

I recently completed a MOOC on the topic of Gamification, delivered through Coursera and taught by Kevin Werbach, a professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. The course ran for six weeks and […]