Stories From 2022

Sep 29, 2022

Engaging Students with Pro Features of PlayPosit Videos

Engage students in your course content and help them succeed with interactive videos. PlayPosit is a digital tool that is integrated into Moodle that instructors can use to make video content more active and engaging.

Sep 28, 2022

Fall 2022 DELTA Express Grant Recipients Announced

DELTA has awarded a total of eight Express Grants stretching across five colleges. Grant types include six Instructional Tools Grants and two 3D Object Scan grants.

Sep 27, 2022

Flagship Environmental Class Provides Students with Direction

Introductory environmental science course used a DELTA Critical Path Grant to refresh course content. Voluntary case study leaders serve as examples of the different paths taken to find the career which is the best fit for each person.

Sep 27, 2022

New Style on the Block: WolfWare WordPress Edition

There is a new Gutenberg “Block Editor” default setting in WolfWare Wordpress which makes site navigation easier. Also, the “block” style is more graphically appealing for course website creation, Outreach, and Project sites.

Sep 27, 2022

DELTA Hosted Two Opportunities for Teaching Success this Summer

DELTA offered two programs this summer where attendees shared best practices, tips and tricks, and new strategies for implementing technology in their courses. Digital Learning Program Coordinator Jenn Scoggins details the annual Summer Shorts in Instructional Technologies and WolfWare Boot Camp, Moodle and More!

Sep 27, 2022

Reintroducing the Library Course Tools Block

Thanks to guest author Andreas Orphanides, Lead Librarian for UX Strategy at the NC State University Libraries, who gives an overview of the Library Course Tools block, newly updated for Moodle 4.

Sep 26, 2022

Moodle Roadmap Plug-In: Developed at NC State and Available to the World

NC State faculty now have access to the Moodle Roadmap tool. Courses in which mastery of material in one unit is imperative for success in the following unit are excellent ones to incorporate Roadmap. Preliminary studies show student success increases when they feel empowered to self-regulate their academic journey.

Sep 26, 2022

New WolfWare Retention Policy for Zoom Recording

NC State’s paid storage for Zoom recordings is filling up rapidly and is almost at capacity. As a result, DELTA must apply the WolfWare Retention policy for Zoom meeting recordings that are stored online.  Beginning Oct. 10, 2022, all Zoom […]

Aug 30, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Making PDFs Accessible

PDFs can be a great format for materials in your course, since the reader software is free and platform agnostic. However, to make PDFs truly accessible, there are a few things you must do when creating your PDF. For scans […]

Aug 30, 2022

Registration is Open for UNC CAUSE Conference

Many members of the NC State community are presenting at the UNC CAUSE Conference Oct. 3-5, 2022. Registration is now open for this in-person event taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina this year.