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Aug 4, 2016

New Name, New Look for Online and Distance Education

On Thursday, Aug. 4, DELTA launched the new NC State Online and Distance Education website. 

May 25, 2014

MOOCs and Online Learning: Recent Reports and Resources

As NC State and universities across the nation work to discover how best to engage with MOOCs (massive open online courses), paying attention to current trends and thinking critically about new developments remain important for moving forward in pedagogically-sound and cost-effective ways. Included below are three recent articles and resources exploring MOOCs, open courseware and blended/hybrid… 

May 2, 2014

Register for DELTA’s Summer Workshops and Seminars!(Archive)

Looking to improve your instructional technology and online teaching skills? Join us for our summer workshops and seminars, where we’ll explore the various learning technologies available at NC State. Topics include: creating instructional videos with My Mediasite building your online course with Moodle flipping your course conducting engaging synchronous online sessions with Collaborate For a complete… 

Apr 4, 2014

Have You Seen Your Video Stats?

Are you flipping your class? Teaching online? Putting additional resources online? As we use video more and more to supplement and drive our courses, tools that allow us to see what our students are watching–and if they’re watching–can help us in making our classes more effective and improving learning outcomes. With the powerful tools built… 

Mar 18, 2014

Upcoming Seminar! “MOOCs and OOCs at NC State: Current Work and Lessons Learned”

DELTA is pleased to invite all NC State faculty and staff to its upcoming seminar, “MOOCs and OOCs at NC State: Current Work and Lessons Learned,” where we’ll explore the future of massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open online courses (OOCs) at NC State University. The seminar will take place on April 17, from 2:45 – 5:00 p.m.,… 

Oct 12, 2012

SLOAN-C Conference 2012

I attended the SLOAN-C conference, a consortium whose members are dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education. 

Sep 11, 2012

Providing Feedback to Students in an Online Course

Providing feedback is an integral part of teaching. Here are some possible time-saving approaches to providing feedback on student assignments: 

Apr 25, 2011

TMS 211 – Weaving an integrated course

Distance education has come a long way since Dr. Jon Rust started teaching Introduction to Fiber Sciences (TMS 211) via post more than 20 years ago.