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Apr 2, 2018

Facilitate Faculty Learning as a DELTA Faculty Fellow

DELTA is currently seeking faculty members who have a passion for sharing their expertise in teaching and learning with technology. If you’re interested in joining a group of exemplary faculty, apply now for DELTA’s Faculty Fellows grant. 

Photo of Jakia Salam and Yan Shen with their poster presentation.

Mar 1, 2018

2018 ELI Annual Meeting Highlights

Members of the DELTA team attended this year’s EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, in January. ELI focuses on advancing learning through information technology innovation, and that was evident by the session themes and topics throughout the conference. 

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Jan 5, 2018

2016–2017 DELTA Annual Report Now Available Online

This year’s Annual Report provides examples of how the units in DELTA work together to improve the user experience for both students and faculty. 

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Dec 15, 2017

2017 OLC Accelerate Conference Highlights

NC State was well represented at the Fall Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate Conference in Orlando, Florida. The OLC Accelerate conference focuses on ways to improve online learning in education. DELTA staff members shared their key takeaways from the conference. 

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Sep 26, 2017

Five Tips from Quality Matters

The Instructional Technology Training Team in DELTA participated in an online training course delivered by Quality Matters (QM) on Applying the Quality Matters Rubric. Quality Matters is a nationally recognized program that assists in guiding faculty through the process of creating a high-quality online course. 

CE 332 instructor writes a formula on the Lightboard

Jul 31, 2017

Tips and Tricks for Exploring Lightboard

Are you thinking about using Lightboard in your new course? Does the glass board with glowing writing leave you intrigued? Check out these tips and tricks from DELTA staff to help you learn Lightboard best practices and get started! 

Jul 20, 2017

Digitally Speaking: Using Recording Tools in Assignments and Feedback

Tips from DELTA Faculty Fellow Carolyn Quarterman about digital recording tools she has found successful to give video and audio feedback to students. Many are available on campus and are free of charge. 

January 2017 IDIG Meeting

Feb 16, 2017

February 2017 IDIG Meeting

Interested in learning more about accessibility and course design? NC State's Instructional Design Interest Group (IDIG) will meet Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the Center for Technology and Innovation, CTI-Room 230-01, 1010 Main Campus Drive. 

Jul 18, 2014

Sharing Best Practices

The word is out: NC State has a reputation for quality online education and the innovative use of learning technologies. As part of a leading research university, DELTA staff members are motivated to keep up with the top-notch faculty we support. For us, that means staying abreast of trends in learning technologies and online education, being…