Announcements

Apr 1, 2019

What’s New in Moodle 3.6?

To stay updated with Moodle, check out the recent changes in Moodle 3.6 for courses starting Summer of 2019 and beyond. While most of the functionality is the same, there are a number of changes implemented in order to improve the user experience. Attend our What’s New in Moodle workshop if you’d like to see the changes in action.

Mar 29, 2019

Four DELTA Staff Members Receive 2019 Provost’s Unit Award for Excellence

The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost honored DELTA staff members Jonathan Champ, Lou Harrison, Alexis Simison and Bethanne Tobey each with an Award for Excellence for their extraordinary commitment and contribution to DELTA and the larger NC State community.

Mar 26, 2019

DELTA-Con Set for May 3, Register Now

Our annual unconference is now a standalone event held May 3. Engage with your higher ed colleagues in this discussion-driven day where participants determine the agenda. DELTA-Con is a place to connect, share and inspire. Slots are filling fast, secure your spot now!

Mar 19, 2019

DELTA Seeks New Online Course Improvement Program Cohort for Fall 2019

DELTA’s Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) is a rigorous professional development program based on Quality Matters that requires a significant time commitment from August - December 2019. Complete your application by Friday, April 19.

Mar 15, 2019

WolfWare News: March 2019

Learn more about the latest updates to our learning technologies to make the most effective use of WolfWare tools in your courses. Check out the new tools including Moodle 3.6 changes and enhancements and WolfWare Google Groups which will be available for Summer 2019 courses and beyond. You can also start creating your summer or fall Moodle course now.

Mar 11, 2019

DELTA Grants Available to Help Faculty Transform Learning

Are you a faculty member who has a great idea to engage your students, but lack assistance to get it done? Or are you seeking funding to develop or improve a course with the latest technologies or research-based best practices? Partner with us through DELTA Grants. Read more for important dates and processes for the 2019-2020 cycle.

Mar 4, 2019

DELTA Offers New Ways to Strengthen Your Teaching With Tech Skills

At this time in the semester, we know you’re busy teaching and advising, so we want to offer you a few ways to learn or refresh your teaching with technology skills that fit in your schedule. A self-paced Moodle course, online 30-minute workshops, and faculty-led webinar series are our new offerings.

Mar 1, 2019

Experience DELTA Grants through an Interactive Digital Poster Session

Are you interested in how DELTA Grants projects impact student success? Or how the partnership between DELTA and faculty members works? Join us for our DELTA Grants Showcase on March 25, 2019, from 2-4 p.m. in the Hunt Library Teaching and Visualization Lab.

Feb 13, 2019

Moodle Feature Allows Student Access Beyond Semester Dates

NC State instructors can now allow specific students to access their Moodle courses outside of the normal semester availability dates by requesting a special role for the student called "Extended Access." This role can be used to resolve incomplete grades.

Jan 30, 2019

Inclement Weather Disrupts Testing: Q+A with Tom Miller

In December, snow caused a disruption to the start of fall semester final exams. After the university reopened, DELTA test centers struggled to keep up with demand from test-takers. Senior Vice Provost Tom Miller discusses how students were impacted and the steps taken to improve the process at the test centers, including implementing appointment-only testing this semester.