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Large Course Redesign

Aug 21, 2018

DELTA Announces 2018-2019 Grant Recipients

DELTA awarded more than $240,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 recipients across the university including eight academic colleges and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. DELTA Grants apply innovative pedagogy, instructional technology and course design to solve instructional challenges. 

"History of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, Sport and Golf Management"

Feb 20, 2018

DELTA Grant Helps Departmental Faculty Cross-Deliver Content

DELTA and Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management faculty worked together on a DELTA Grant to create consistent deliverables to be used across online, face-to-face and blended learning environments. 

Aug 28, 2015

NC State presents at Va. Tech’s first Teaching Large Classes Conference

contributed by Emily Ligon On July 23, Virginia Tech’s CIDER program held its first annual Teaching Large Classes Conference. The conference focused on challenges faced by instructors teaching in a classroom where it is difficult to interact one on one with students. As a result, the class sizes discussed ranged from 50 to 1,000. 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… 

Mar 18, 2015

An Overview of ELI 2015

By Ashley Grantham with co-authors Emily Ligon and Yan Shen. Dan Dunnagan, Cathi Dunnagan, Amanda Robertson, Chrissie Van Hoever, and Steve Bader also contributed. In February, I had the opportunity to attend the ELI Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California along with fellow DELTA team members Emily Ligon, Steve Bader, Amanda Robertson, Yan Shen, Chrissie Van… 

Jun 6, 2014

Redesigning Courses: Flipping Precalculus to Improve Student Success

Several years ago Dr. Brenda Burns-Williams started to notice her students in MA 111: Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry becoming disconnected from the course material—quite literally. They didn’t want to carry around the enormous course textbook because it was heavy and not particularly useful, and it embarrassingly signaled to others that they were taking a “remedial”… 

Jun 7, 2012

Announcing 2012-2013 RFPs for DELTA Large Course Redesign Pilot Grants

The LCR Pilot Grants provide financial and staff resources for faculty involved in redesigning courses by leveraging instructional technology. 

Oct 4, 2011

2011-2012 DELTA Large Course Redesign Pilot Grants Awarded

The LCR Pilot Grants provide financial (pending budgets) and staff resources for faculty involved in redesigning large courses. 

Jun 3, 2011

Announcing 2011-12 RFP for DELTA Large Course Redesign Pilot Grants

The 2011-12 RFP for DELTA Large Course Redesign (LCR) Pilot Grants has been released, with a submission due date of July 22, 2011.