Stories From Sep 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 recordings older than two years will be moved to the user's Recycle Bin in Zoom for 30 days.