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Tag: DELTA Grants

Aug 17, 2015

DELTA Announces 19 New DELTA Grant Recipients for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

DELTA is pleased to announce the awarding of more than $303,000 in new DELTA Grants to 19 recipients across eight academic colleges and the continuation of 5 Critical Path Course Redesign Grants from prior years (this includes staff support for each project, providing expertise in instructional design and media creation). With our goals of enhancing… 

Apr 3, 2015

Submit DELTA Grants Proposals by May 15(Archive)

Looking for funding to develop or improve a course with the latest technologies or research-based best practices? The time for faculty and staff to propose ideas for learning without limits is approaching. Proposal submissions for the 2015-2016 DELTA Grants program begin April 7 and end May 15. DELTA Grants is a competitive awards program for NC State faculty… 

Screen capture of Online English 101 Faculty Learning Community

Apr 1, 2015

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 the classes more inclusive and accessible. English 101 has a firm attendance policy, which can… 

Dr. Roger Woodward works with statistics students on an activity.

Apr 1, 2015

Teaching students statistics more efficiently

Like many faculty who coordinate large courses Dr. Roger Woodard saw many challenges repeat themselves every semester in Statistics 311. Some students had difficulties with the course while others were bored. With a large course primarily taught by graduate instructors, however, it’s hard to personalize the course for each student. Woodard and his colleagues realized…