Stories From 2014

Jun 11, 2014

LMS Updates: Spring 2014

We are always working to improve the performance, usability and robustness of our learning management system (LMS) Tools. Here is a summary of work performed during the spring 2014 semester. January 2014 Updated WolfWare servers to WolfWare 2 Updated Moodle […]

Jun 11, 2014

Moodle Grade Book: Feedback Needed

The Moodle grade book can be a difficult tool to master and, based on faculty feedback, is daunting to use without training. The developers of Moodle are surveying the international Moodle user base about the grade book, hoping for feedback […]

Jun 6, 2014

Redesigning Courses: Flipping Precalculus to Improve Student Success

Several years ago Dr. Brenda Burns-Williams started to notice her students in MA 111: Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry becoming disconnected from the course material—quite literally. They didn’t want to carry around the enormous course textbook because it was heavy and […]

May 30, 2014

Mediasite Administrators Update, June 2014

As part of an ongoing effort to keep Mediasite administrators on campus informed, we created this DELTAwire article specifically for you!  For help with any Mediasite questions, please contact us at mediasite-help@ncsu.edu. This article includes information on the following topics: What’s […]

May 28, 2014

East Coast Game Conference 2014 Presentation

Late last month marked the sixth year of the East Coast Game Conference (ECGC), where game developers gather to share ideas, explore the latest trends in the industry, and otherwise blow each other up (virtually) in increasingly creative ways. While […]

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 […]

May 20, 2014

Moodle News: May 2014

As part of DELTA’s ongoing efforts to keep you informed, here’s the latest Moodle News to help you make the most effective use of Moodle in your courses. Moodle Upgrade We have upgraded Moodle to version 2.6, which applies to […]

May 15, 2014

My Mediasite Now Available!

After a successful pilot during spring 2014, My Mediasite will be made available to all NC State faculty and staff on May 19. Visit the My Mediasite opt-in portal to activate and use My Mediasite. My Mediasite adds two exciting new features […]

May 9, 2014

Mediasite Administrators Update, May 2014

As part of an ongoing effort to keep Mediasite administrators on campus informed, we created this DELTAwire article specifically for you!  For help with any Mediasite questions, please contact us at mediasite-help@ncsu.edu. This article includes information on the following topics: Major […]

May 9, 2014

Important Moodle Project Space Information

As summer approaches, we would like to make all Moodle Project Space owners aware of important Moodle upgrades and changes. Upcoming Outage for Moodle Upgrade Moodle 2 Project Spaces are being upgraded to Moodle 2.6 beginning at 8:00 a.m., on May […]