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March 2023

Photo of Teaching Professor Herle McGowan in NC State’s Department of Statistics

Mar 29, 2023

Herle McGowan: Mentoring Students with Compassion

Building upon a legacy of helping people make informed decisions, Teaching Professor Herle McGowan, in NC State’s Department of Statistics, provides mentorship for her students, especially young women who might be struggling to maintain work-life balance in academia. 

Decorative image: NC State DELTA Grants.

Mar 28, 2023

DELTA Grants: From Challenge to Solution

Assistant Teaching Professor Nicola Singletary and Associate Teaching Professor and Program Coordinator of Counselor Education Angela Smith share their experiences with DELTA Grants. This spring, DELTA is offering the following types of grants: Faculty Fellows, Course Improvement, Critical Path, Course Design and Exploratory Grants. 

Belltower framed by white blooms on a tree in spring.

Mar 27, 2023

DELTA Colleagues Attend Meaningful Digital Learning Conference

Earlier this year, DELTA colleagues attended the Meaningful Living and Learning in a Digital World conference in Savannah, Georgia. The conference provided a balance of faculty, student and professionally centered approaches to wellness, inclusion and meaningful learning in higher education. 

Mar 27, 2023

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Ethan Walgran

Ethan Walgran is a Technology Support Technician at DELTA. We asked him five questions pertaining to his job speciality, interesting projects he works on, his background, and things he does in his free time. His responses not only highlighted more about himself but also aspects he enjoys about working in DELTA. 

Summer Shorts participants in a discussion at DELTA-Con.

Mar 27, 2023

DELTA-Con 2023 Set for May 9

Preparations are underway for the 7th annual DELTA-Con, NC State’s unconference experience, scheduled for Wednesday, May 9 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. This day-long experience allows faculty, staff and graduate students from area higher education institutions to share their knowledge, expertise, and best practices on a wide variety of topics. 

Graphic of new organizational structure for DELTA's MPS group

Mar 27, 2023

Changes for DELTA’s Media Production Services

DELTA’s Media Production Services has a new organizational structure with new team names! The new unit name — Enterprise Digital Media — and structure allows DELTA’s professional resources to better support the university and reflect the scope of new technologies. 

Mar 26, 2023

Accessibility Tip: Course File Alternative Formats

NEW! Easily Access Alternative Formats for Course Files To help ensure equal access to files for all members of our diverse student population, NC State has acquired a license to SensusAccess, a “one-stop self-service, alternate media and document remediation service for educational institutions.” With this tool, students, faculty and staff can convert documents to a range… 

Mar 23, 2023

Tools to Think Through the Complexities of AI Text Generators in the Classroom

Interested in learning about how to incorporate new Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools into your classroom teaching strategies in a responsible manner? DELTA Faculty Fellow Sarah Egan Warren shares appropriate tools to help instructors and administrators navigate the complexities of utilizing AI technologies in course content. 

Kyle Bunds, DELTA Faculty Fellow

Mar 21, 2023

Meet DELTA Faculty Fellow Kyle Bunds

Associate Professor Kyle Bunds will work with DELTA and NC State University Libraries to promote Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technology use in the classroom. As a DELTA Faculty Fellow, he will facilitate the technology selection process for instructors and students. 

Mar 21, 2023

What’s New in Moodle?

Want to learn tips and tricks to use in Moodle? Features such as “jump-to-top” and “gradebook user report” are featured in this article by Instructional Technologist Kerri Brown Parker. There are no major updates this year, and you can now request Moodle courses for the 2023 summer and fall semesters.