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Aug 2, 2017

Top Hat: The New Tool to Improve Student Engagement

Are you looking to better engage students and use their existing devices in your favor? Leveraging a mobile device as a learning tool is what Top Hat is all about. NC State acquired an enterprise-level license for Top Hat in May 2017, meaning faculty can use it at no cost to their students. 

DELTA's training team who attended Lilly Conference

Apr 11, 2017

2017 Lilly Conference Recap

Four members of DELTA's Instructional Training Team attended the 2017 Lilly Conference in Anaheim, California. The conference offered suggestions for designing interesting learning experiences through the use of social media and other group discussion tactics. Check out this recap. 

image of phone on a keyboard showing social media apps

Jan 13, 2017

Distracted: 10 Tips to Help the Online Learner Stay Focused

From flashing calendar reminders to buzzing social media notifications, our lives are full of various distractions caused by the way we arrange our digital platforms. For the online learner, making class a priority can be difficult. These tips will help you stay focused. 

Nov 14, 2016

Student Turns to NC State Online After Moving Overseas

MacKenzie Welch, once a traditional student on campus, turned to NC State Online and Distance Education once her husband, who is active duty military, was stationed overseas in Italy 

Nov 7, 2016

NC State Online Allows Army Sergeant to Complete Bachelor’s Degree

Sgt. First Class Jason Davidson attended NC State before joining the army. He didn’t finish his degree while at NC State, but says his wife encouraged him to complete his education. 

Illustration: Meg Snyder, DELTA new media designer

May 21, 2016

Taming the Large Class Beast

How to Use Technology as a Means to Reach Students Individually — or Fake it Successfully
Large class instructors, I am one of you, and I feel your pain. 

Photo of students at Undergraduate Research Symposium

May 9, 2016

DELTA Grant Leads to Student Presentations at Symposium

Three posters at the symposium highlighted scholarship of teaching and learning projects funded by a DELTA Exploratory Grant. 

Oct 29, 2015

DELTA 2014-15 Annual Report Released

Want to learn more about what’s happening at DELTA? Check out the 2014-2015 Annual Report that is now available online! Inside the Report Taking a look inside DELTA’s Sustainable Success Cookbook, this year’s Annual Report highlights the work DELTA is doing with faculty and students. With the help of DELTA Grants and new programs being…