Announcements

May 1, 2020

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.

Apr 30, 2020

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.

Apr 29, 2020

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.

Apr 29, 2020

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.

Apr 17, 2020

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.

Apr 16, 2020

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.  

Apr 16, 2020

A Resilient Pack: Supporting Faculty Behind the Scenes

DELTA means change. And in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, the statement holds true. Our organization has changed and adapted to do everything we can to support faculty in the transition to remote teaching and learning.

Apr 15, 2020

Introducing the New Quick Start Course Shell for Moodle

DELTA announces a new ‘Quick Start’ course shell for Moodle. The shell, developed by the Course Quality Program at NC State, benefits instructors by providing a quick and easy framework to design an online course and benefits students by offering clear navigation and consistent course design. 

Apr 15, 2020

What’s New in Moodle 3.8?

DELTA recently performed the annual Moodle upgrade to version 3.8 for courses starting in the Summer of 2020. While most of the functionality is the same, there are a number of changes implemented in order to improve the user experience. Check them out!

Apr 2, 2020

Zoom Security and Privacy

There have been a number of concerns in our community about the access, security and privacy of using Zoom on campus. Read more about how Zoom is proactively addressing concerns.