A New Reality for Online Education
Online instruction at NC State is taking on a whole new meaning, thanks to emerging virtual reality technologies and the innovative folks at DELTA who adapt them for faculty and staff to use.
NC State’s Online Programs Move Up in Rankings
NC State makes big gains in this year’s ranking of the nation’s top online degree programs. Take a look at the reasons behind NC State’s rising reputation.
Register for DELTA Workshops
Set aside some time this fall to learn more about teaching with technology. Free workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students begin Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Comment on Summer, Distance Ed Proposals
Here’s your chance to weigh in on proposed changes to summer and distance education programs. Friday, June 24, is the deadline to comment on task force recommendations.
Krute Named ASEE Fellow
Dr. Linda Krute, director of the Engineering Online program, has been named to the American Society for Engineering Education Academy of Fellows.
Ready for Business
The Jenkins MBA program is reaching out to on-the-go business professionals, military members, international students and others who prefer distance education opportunities with the creation of a two-year, online MBA option scheduled to launch next fall. The program will begin receiving applications Jan. 3, 2011.
WolfMatch App Launched
Tired of wasting your lunch hour with Bejeweled? Check out NC State's first iPhone app, a cool game with a Wolfpack look and a Wolfpack message.
Upgrade Your Brain with DELTA
There's still time to brush up your skills with a summer workshop from Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA).
Distance Ed Grants Available
May 27 is the deadline to apply for DELTA’s IDEA Grants, which promote innovation in the use of instructional technology in online distance education.
Weatherproof Your Work
Instructional technology comes to the rescue when icy roads and other troubles keep students away from campus. Moodle, NC State’s new learning management system, makes it easy to start a discussion and to put PowerPoint presentations, pdf files and Word documents online.
Get Distance Ed Updates
Stay up to date with the latest on learning technologies and distance education through DELTAwire, a site recently launched by Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA).
Miller Named McPherson Professor
Dr. Thomas K. Miller III has been named the McPherson Family Distinguished Professor in Engineering Entrepreneurship.
NC State to Use Moodle
NC State plans to move its online classes to software built on Moodle, a free, open-source learning management system.
Mehlenbacher Elected Chair
Dr. Brad Mehlenbacher, associate professor of distance learning, has been elected chair of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Design of Communication.
Making Your Career Recession-Proof
Last fall, as the country skidded into a deep economic recession, Rebecca Swanson read a panicky e-mail from an NC State alumnus. "He was a middle manager and in a heartbeat he had been laid off," Swanson said. "He had no job, no skills that were in demand, and two kids to support. So he turned to his school for help."