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Jun 16, 2017

Interest Groups Promote Cross-University Collaboration

DELTA supports a variety of interest groups with a focus on Mediasite, instructional design and virtual reality. These groups meet to discuss the goals and challenges of utilizing new technology in the classroom. 

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. 

Jun 7, 2016

Enhancing Self-Regulation for the Online Learner

Research has shown that key variables for success in an online course include motivation (e.g., goal orientation, self-efficacy), utilizing learning strategies (e.g., metacognitive strategies), and resource management (e.g., time management, help seeking) (Cho & Kim, 2013). While some students may seem to possess more of these skills than others (for example, those who have previous… 

Apr 22, 2016

Telling Ain’t Training: DELTA Instructional Technology Training Team Recaps Recent Conference

by Yiling Chappelow, Suzanne Edmonds and Allie Giro From March 6 through 8 in Atlanta, Georgia, the ISS Instructional Technology Training Team attended the ATD (Association for Talent Development) event “Telling Ain’t Training.” Based on the popular, best-selling book of the same name, “Telling Ain’t Training” was led by Harold Stolovitch, Ph.D., CPT author and Emeritus… 

Mar 10, 2016

2016-2017 DELTA Grants Proposal Submissions Accepted March 28-May 6

Are you a faculty member who has a great idea to engage your students with no assistance to get it done? Or are you seeking funding to develop or improve a course with the latest technologies or research-based best practices? The annual DELTA Grants program may just what you are looking for. DELTA Grants is… 

Feb 29, 2016

eFIRE: A Hot Topic at NC State and Beyond

Laurie Gharis and Jennifer Evans have a burning desire to teach others about prescribed fires. With assistance from DELTA, various partners throughout the state and the NC State community, this passion has resulted in the creation of eFIRE, electronic Field-based Interactive Rx-fire Experience. An interactive microsite, eFIRE teaches viewers about the phases and formalities required for… 

Apr 22, 2015

Face-to-face, Blended, or Online: The Impact of Course Delivery Method on Student Learning

Faculty members often apply for a DELTA grant seeking to improve a course using the latest technologies or research-based best practices and end up discovering that a blended or fully online course would be a great fit. When an instructor considers delivering a course in a new way, he or she often wonders about the impact this… 

Apr 21, 2014

DELTA Now Accepting Proposals for 2014 DELTA Grants!(Archive)

Have an innovative idea for course development or redesign? DELTA is now accepting proposals for this year’s DELTA Grants, a competitive awards program that provides funding and DELTA personnel support to NC State faculty and staff for the planning, design and development of distance education, blended learning, and traditional courses and projects Formerly the more narrowly-focused… 

Nov 9, 2011

A Tour of ANS 230 (601) – Nutrition of Domestic Animals

The Distance Education version of Nutrition of Domestic Animals, an IDEA grant course, covers nutrition, digestion, and absorption in domestic animals.