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.
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EDUCAUSE 2017 Highlights
DELTA's Lou Harrison, David Howard, Donna Petherbridge and Peter Watson attended the EDUCAUSE 2017 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 31 - November 3, 2017. They shared highlights from sessions, keynote speakers and other interactions.
March IIS Meeting Welcomes UNC Guests
DELTA’s Instructional Innovation Services Team hosted Instructional Technology Consultants and Information Technology Services Liaisons Bob Henshaw and Aiya Williams from UNC Chapel Hill March 3. The IIS Team and UNC staff members discussed various educational projects and advancements occurring at NC […]
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 […]
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 […]
Making Education Matter: Transforming Educational Videos to Engage Students
Sarah Egan Warren, assistant director of the English department’s Professional Writing Program, struggled to convince her students that what they learned in her class mattered. These future engineers could easily see how they would benefit from strong math skills or […]
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 […]
What Have We Learned?: A Recap of “MOOCs and OOCs at NC State” Seminar
With staggeringly large enrollment numbers and millions of dollars invested thus far, the MOOCs (massive open online courses) movement in higher education has become impossible to ignore. The question for many institutions now is not “will we be involved?” but […]
Learning Analytics in Higher Education: An Annotated Bibliography
Just as big data has become big business in industries from marketing to medicine, so too has it found a place in higher education. Companies use the “data exhaust” we leave in our wake as we traverse the World Wide […]