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.
DELTA Grant Helps Departmental Faculty Cross-Deliver Content
DELTA and Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management faculty worked together on a DELTA Grant to create consistent deliverables to be used across online, face-to-face and blended learning environments.
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 […]
Rethinking Critical Path Course English 101
What motives drive faculty to reconfigure the way a large course is designed? For Dr. Susan Miller-Cochran, director of the First-Year Writing program, taking the leap to offer English 101 online was brought about by the strong desire to make […]
Teaching students statistics more efficiently
Like many faculty who coordinate large courses Dr. Roger Woodard saw many challenges repeat themselves every semester in Statistics 311. Some students had difficulties with the course while others were bored. With a large course primarily taught by graduate instructors, […]
An Overview of ELI 2015
By Ashley Grantham with co-authors Emily Ligon and Yan Shen. Dan Dunnagan, Cathi Dunnagan, Amanda Robertson, Chrissie Van Hoever, and Steve Bader also contributed. In February, I had the opportunity to attend the ELI Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California along […]
Redesigning Courses: Flipping Precalculus to Improve Student Success
Several years ago Dr. Brenda Burns-Williams started to notice her students in MA 111: Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry becoming disconnected from the course material—quite literally. They didn’t want to carry around the enormous course textbook because it was heavy and […]
Announcing 2012-2013 RFPs for DELTA Large Course Redesign Pilot Grants
The LCR Pilot Grants provide financial and staff resources for faculty involved in redesigning courses by leveraging instructional technology.
2011-2012 DELTA Large Course Redesign Pilot Grants Awarded
The LCR Pilot Grants provide financial (pending budgets) and staff resources for faculty involved in redesigning large courses.
Announcing 2011-12 RFP for DELTA Large Course Redesign Pilot Grants
The 2011-12 RFP for DELTA Large Course Redesign (LCR) Pilot Grants has been released, with a submission due date of July 22, 2011.