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An expo participant strolls through a water garden in downtown Raleigh through an untethered real-time 3D mobile virtual reality experience. The project is a collaboration between DELTA and the Department of Landscape Architecture in the College of Design.

Nov 6, 2018

A New Reality for Online Education

Online instruction at NC State is taking on a whole new meaning, thanks to emerging virtual reality technologies and the DELTA staff members who adapt them for faculty and staff to use. 

The feed manufacturing technology grant team created a realistic, immersive virtual reality 3D feed mill tour using a Matterport 3D camera. Pictured left to right, Caitlin McKeown, Adam Fahrenholz, Marissa Herchler and Donnie Wrights in the iPearl Immersion Theater in Hunt Library.

Nov 5, 2018

2017-2018 DELTA Annual Report Available Online

This year has been another year of discovery for DELTA in leveraging its unique strengths and reimagining education at NC State. Through innovative course design, teaching with technology workshops and the support of enterprise-level technologies, DELTA's goal is to improve the user experience for both students and faculty. 

2018 Pride of the Wolfpack Recipients pictured with Senior Vice Provost Tom Miller. Back row left to right: Shawn Colvin, Jonathan Champ, Tremayne Grimes and Tom Miller. Front row left to right: Leisa Bolles, Charlene Pettiway, Allie Giro, Angela Hallman and Yan Shen.

Nov 2, 2018

2018 Pride of the Wolfpack Award Recipients

Eight DELTA staff members were honored with the Pride of the Wolfpack Award at a staff meeting Oct. 4, 2018. The award recognizes staff members who go above and beyond and make a special or unique contribution to their unit or university as a whole. 

Oct 30, 2018

Launching the Doctor of Design Program: A Collaborative Journey

In collaboration with DELTA, the NC State College of Design launched the only online Doctor of Design program in the country. This flexibility is intended to converge technology, innovation, and academic rigor to create an effective program with a focus design investigation. Learn about the making of this program. 

Clint Stevenson sitting at a table with a laptop in front of a green screen.

Oct 25, 2018

WolfWare Outreach Impacts Food Safety

WolfWare Outreach provides opportunities to offer non-credit, fee-based, online courses on your own schedule. Learn how Assistant Professor Clint Stevenson and team transitioned for-credit academic courses in food safety into a functional outreach program serving industry professionals and beyond. 

Left to right: Darren Ley, Tony Pearson, Shawn Colvin, Donna Petherbridge, Tim Hinds, Bob Klein and Brandon Pope in Las Vegas for the UBTech conference and InfoComm trade show. The group is standing on a balcony in front of the skyline.

Oct 23, 2018

Highlights from InfoComm and UBTech

A group of DELTA staff took to Las Vegas in June to attend the 2018 UBTech conference and the InfoComm trade show produced by AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association. The group shared some of their favorite sessions and key takeaways from the events. 

Oct 19, 2018

Faculty Fellow Stacy Supak Enhances Online Learning Experience

As a DELTA Faculty Fellow, Stacy Supak will investigate how experiences in online courses influence student success. She specializes in online learning and teaches half of the credit hours at the Center for Geospatial Analytics. 

Photo of OCIP team in the CTI lobby. Back row is standing behind the front row who are seated on a couch. Back row, left to right: Molly Fenn, David Shew, Leigh Shamblin, Christine Cranford, Angie Smith, Kim Allen. Front row, left to right: Bethany Smith, Arelene Mendoza-Moran, Christopher Beeson, Bethanne Tobey, Rebecca Sanchez. Photo by Katie Harris.

Oct 1, 2018

New Cohort of Faculty Set to Apply Quality Matters

After a successful pilot phase in spring 2018, the Online Course Improvement Program is gearing up for 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. 

Image of DELTA 2018-2019 DELTA Faculty Fellows in the CTI lobby. Standing left to right: James McConnell, Melissa Ramirez, Stacy Supak, and Justin Post.

Sep 25, 2018

DELTA Welcomes New Class of Faculty Fellows

DELTA is excited to welcome four new Faculty Fellows for the 2018-2019 cycle. James McConnell, Justin Post, Melissa Ramirez and Stacy Supak will partner with DELTA to share teaching with technology best practices through a variety of activities. The four new Fellows will join Angie Smith who is continuing her grant through summer 2019. 

Jen Pettit reviews WolfWare wireframes as part of the WolfWare redesign and usability project. Printouts of wireframes are seen on the walls of DELTA offices.

Sep 10, 2018

DELTA Prepares to Redesign WolfWare for Usability

As part of DELTA’s strategic goals, we strive to leverage learning technologies to increase student success as well as to increase collaboration and transparency with our services. In the 2017-2018 fiscal year, DELTA worked on a usability and redesign project for WolfWare to enhance the learning management system used campus-wide.