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The NC State Memorial Belltower with digital annotations.

Jun 30, 2021

Scaling Up: DELTA Takes Innovation to New Heights

In a collaborative, cross-campus effort, DELTA staff created a first-of-its-kind immersive tour and digital archive of NC State's Memorial Belltower. We explore this unique effort and consider how such technology elevates teaching and learning at NC State. 

App display on a hand-held device

Apr 30, 2021

They’ve Got Chemistry: A Popular App Impacts Student Learning Across Lab Sections

A difficult topic in an organic chemistry lab gets a high-tech, pandemic-proof makeover through an exploratory DELTA grant. 

Colorful animated environment of plants, insects and light.

Feb 4, 2021

DELTA Staff Brighten the Community

DELTA staff Mike Cuales and Rhett Hissam are brightening the streets of Downtown Cary with their animated virtual reality mural titled "Unseen Nature." 

mr. and mrs. wolf

Nov 17, 2020

An Extraordinary Look at NC State’s Extraordinary Places: AR Transforms Red and White Night

This year, Red and White Night was reimagined as a virtual experience to unite the Wolfpack and celebrate our unbreakable spirit. With the help of first-of-its-kind augmented reality, guests journeyed through campus and stepped into the places that live in the hearts of our students and alumni — even when they’re far from home. 

Several screen grabs of the virtual meeting with read transparent overlay. Actors sit around a conference table to simulate the meeting. Text: Inside an IEP: A Team-Based Approach to Effective IEP Meetings.

Oct 21, 2020

Inside an IEP: Immersive Meetings to Prepare Future Teachers

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson and a team at DELTA are leveraging virtual reality and PlayPosit to create virtual meetings that will better prepare future teachers to support students with disabilities and positively impact the educational experience. 

Screenshot of a photoscan from Umstead State Park

Sep 1, 2020

DELTA Explores On-Location Photoscanning

As part of our new DELTA Explores series, we’re sharing how we research, test and explore the latest in immersive technology and its role in teaching and learning — how we Think before we Do. Immersive Media Developer Stephen Waddell shares a few 3D models captured through photoscanning at William B. Umstead State Park.  

Ethiopian woman in a bright patterned dress feeds a cow long grass.

Jun 29, 2020

Tackling Global Health with Virtual Reality

A DELTA Grant project developed in collaboration with Assistant Professor Andy Stringer and the College of Veterinary Medicine will allow veterinary students to explore global health challenges, diverse farming practices and cultural contexts in virtual reality. 

Screenshot of VR experience that highlights icon design, earcon design, and navigation

Mar 10, 2020

How We Think Before We Do: DELTA Explores Sound Design for Immersive Ed

At DELTA, we are constantly exploring, researching and testing the latest in immersive technology and its role in teaching and learning. We want to share what we've learned along the way. 

Mar 2, 2020

DELTA Grants Enhance Student Learning Through Visual Media

Register now for a DELTA Grants informational session or group consultation! See how our team of expert designers can bring your idea to life through animation, illustration, motion graphics and much more. 

A view from the Graphic Design Theory augmented reality application. Photo by Rich Gurnsey.

Nov 4, 2019

Augmented Reality Brings New Life to Graphic Design Theory Textbook

Created through a DELTA Grant with College of Design Associate Professor Deb Littlejohn, the augmented reality app for GD 303 enhances the standard theory textbook with interactive activities such as quizzes and guided tours.