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.
Zoom Platform Adds Two New Inclusive Features
Newer versions of Zoom include several new features, including two that increase the inclusiveness of the platform.
DELTA has a new training opportunity starting in July –– WolfSNAPS: Short Nimble Asynchronous Pedagogy Series. This series of seven quick trainings is designed to provide instructors with information, templates and resources to help you incorporate best practices in online or hybrid course design.
Donna Petherbridge Named Interim Vice Provost for DELTA
Donna Petherbridge, associate vice provost for academic technology innovation, will serve as interim vice provost for Digital Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA), effective July 1, 2021. Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden made the appointment. She will replace Tom Miller, who is stepping back from his leadership of DELTA.