About Us

Dr. Edwin Craft

CIO, Information Technology

Dr. Nicole V. House

Manager, Instructional Technology

Ms. Kelly Kirkland

Senior Instructional Designer


We are pleased to support teaching and learning with technology at Delta State University. We’re a small staff with big hearts for helping others achieve their educational goals. Housed in 114 Bailey, we encourage faculty to come over and participate in a workshop at our Faculty Lab or just to work on their courses when workshops are not in session. You’re also welcome to take advantage of the privacy of one of our podcast rooms to record audio or host a live online meeting with your students.

Our team is responsible for:
  • Delivering formal training on the use of Delta State instructional technology tools and services
  • Providing on-going support for using online and classroom Instructional Technology tools and services
  • Offering technical and instructional consultation with campus Subject Matter Experts
  • Implementing instructional technology projects including professional development opportunities and special events
  • Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) administration, support, and training
  • Administrating the annual OIT Challenge Grant Awards application and award process
We specialize in:
  • Resolving LMS technical issues and help desk requests for faculty and students
  • Providing one-on-one and group consultations for online course development and best practices
  • Assisting faculty in the development of multimedia instructional materials
  • Developing specialty, custom trainings for departments and special interest groups
  • Supporting student success through LMS Orientations, training guides’ creation, and class presentations
  • Promoting innovation in teaching by identifying and selecting tools to enhance pedagogical approaches
  • Providing technological solutions to improve faculty efficacy

Allow us to assist you with your instructional technology needs. Just drop by Bailey Hall 114, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Or set an appointment by giving us a call at (662) 846-4760. Just ask for Nicole or Kelly.