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Jul 15, 2016

10 Tips for Establishing a Strong Social Presence in Your Online Class

For students and instructors, taking (or teaching) an online course can feel like an isolated activity. 

Jul 15, 2016

Spark New Ideas: Register for Summer Shorts 2016(Archive)

Spark new ideas by attending DELTA’s annual series of workshops called Summer Shorts in Instructional Technologies. Summer Shorts will take place Tuesday, August 9 through Friday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in both face-to-face and online sessions. 

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… 

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… 

Jan 12, 2016

WolfWare Outreach Project

If you are interested or know someone who is interested, in exploring opportunities to move into non-credit, fee-based online course offerings through the WolfWare Outreach Project, contact Kay Zimmerman at DELTA. Read about NC State’s non-credit Moodle Server from DELTA’s 2014-15 Annual Report 

Presentation for ASTD

Nov 26, 2013

DELTA Spotlights Successful Use of Educational Games, Social Media and Mobile Learning

With so many social media platforms, so many mobile formats, and so many gaming options out there, where does an innovative online instructor begin? That was the central question addressed this month by a team of DELTA new media developers and instructional designers at a sold-out event hosted by the Research Triangle Area chapter of…