DELTA Celebrates Pride of the Wolfpack and Cheers for Peers Recipients
This year’s Pride of the Wolfpack and Cheers for Peers celebration looked a bit different than in years past. Instead of the usual all-DELTA in-person staff meeting, we held the first DELTA virtual awards ceremony via Zoom on May 29, 2020. Congratulations to all who have gone above and beyond!
Save the Date for DELTA’s Summer Shorts in Instructional Technologies
DELTA's annual Summer Shorts in Instructional Technologies will be held online Friday, July 31 through Tuesday, Aug. 4. Registration begins Monday, June 15. More details regarding the times, sessions and topics of this year’s program will be available as soon as possible.
Bringing Interaction to Instructional Videos with PlayPosit
PlayPosit is an interactive video editing tool helping educators make the most out of instructional videos with embedded questions, learning objectives and more. Effective Aug. 1, all NC State faculty members will have complete and free access to use PlayPosit in their fall 2020 courses.
DELTA Summer Workshops: Effectively Teach Online
DELTA is offering weekly workshops throughout the summer to help you continue to navigate the shift to remote instruction. We’ll cover the tools, techniques and strategies you need to effectively teach online.
Course Quality Program Applications Open for Fall 2020
The Course Quality Program at NC State is accepting applications for fall 2020. The application system is open May 4-29. Review the available opportunities and find which program is right for you.
Two DELTA Staff Members Receive 2020 Provost’s Unit Award for Excellence
The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost honored DELTA staff members David Howard and Charlene Pettiway each with an Award for Excellence for their extraordinary commitment and contributions to DELTA and the larger NC State community.
Lending Expertise: NC State Organic Chemistry Virtual Reality Labs Shared Globally
Hear from Maria Gallardo-Williams as she talks about sharing her organic chemistry virtual reality labs to help other instructors continue teaching during the COVID-19 outbreak.
DELTA Testing Updates
With Respondus Monitor and LockDown Browser in use in some NC State courses for approximately one month, we’ve collected a few “lessons learned” based on feedback from students and faculty.
Congrats to Faculty for Commitment to Online Course Quality
While the NC State community is facing unprecedented challenges and subsequent changes, NC State faculty have continued their dedication to course improvement. The faculty mentioned have worked hard to complete Quality Matters (QM) training and raise the bar for online education at NC State.
Important Considerations for Teaching Online When That Wasn’t Your Original Plan
With all summer courses moving online, it is time to consider how you will navigate the circumstances that you and your students may continue to face into the summer.