Accessibility Tip: Literacy Support for Deaf Learners
Did you know many deaf individuals consider American Sign Language (ASL) to be their first/primary language? They often face many of the same challenges as any other English language learner. While captioning is a common solution, sometimes it is at a higher reading level than the average Deaf student is comfortable reading.
Accessibility Tip: Captioning Basics
Most online courses include a variety of media for instruction and assessment, including videos, lectures, or podcasts. Providing captions for these types of media is an important step to ensure all students can access and learn from them equally. In […]
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.
Moodle Upgrade News for Students
Students – NC State’s learning management software (LMS) has a new look and feel! Visit the recently updated Learning with Moodle course for a walkthrough of Moodle 4 navigation, common activities used by instructors and helpful resources. Need help with […]
Accessibility Quick Tip – How to Add Alt Text to Images
The DELTA Accessibility Team provides quick tips for Alt text best practices so screen readers can optimize the content making it easily available to everyone.
Creating Interdisciplinary Solutions
With NC State’s Think and Do spirit, Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions encourages students to think about current and future problems interdisciplinarily even before they arrive on campus. The free online course helps connect students to the greater NC State community, while bringing together diverse perspectives and disciplines on a common problem.
DELTA Express Grant Increases Access to Popular Animal Science Course
Thanks to a DELTA Express Grant, Latisha Judd developed an asynchronous, online summer session of animal nutrition that will increase access to the course for majors and non-majors alike. With DELTA's help, Latisha Judd created a flexible, asynchronous option for a critical animal science course.
The Secret to Successful Teaching
NC State'ss Hollylynne S. Lee shares pearls of wisdom on strategies for successful teaching and other topics.
Closed Captioning: Not Just a Tool, a Legal Requirement
Save time while helping students succeed in your course by planning closed captioning for your class videos in advance. If one student is registered with the Disability Resource Office, an accuracy rate of 98% is mandated for closed captions. It’s not just a great idea, it’s the law!
Koutroumpis’ Fitness Walking Course Receives Quality Matters Certification for Course Design Quality
Quality Matters, a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer-review process that certifies the quality of online courses, has recognized HESF 102 Fitness Walking for its commitment to quality assurance through course design that meets Quality Matters Standards.