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.
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.
Using Technology to Support Your Teaching: DELTA is Here to Help
As you prepare for the start of the spring 2019 semester, are you thinking about how using technology in your teaching endeavors can help with student success? DELTA is here to help you leverage technology to support teaching in both face-to-face and online course environments.
Virtualizing Organic Chemistry Labs
Through an exploratory grant, DELTA teamed up with Maria Gallardo-Williams to create five virtual reality organic chemistry lab experiences. The student-focused and inclusive experience immerses users into the lab.
EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018 Highlights
NC State University was well represented at the 2018 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference held Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2018, in Denver, Colorado. Eleven DELTA staff members attended the conference and shared back their key takeaways.
New WolfWare Outreach Revenue and Pricing Estimator
WolfWare Outreach added a new calculating tool for prospective and current participants to estimate pricing and revenue. This tool can help instructors estimate the number of participants and the course fee needed to cover costs or generate the desired revenue.
First in Quality Matters at NC State
Seven faculty members recently became the first at NC State to have online courses certified by the nationally recognized Quality Matters organization. This prestigious achievement proves NC State’s commitment to quality online teaching and learning and the success of every student.
Appointment-Only Testing Begins at DELTA Spring 2019
Beginning spring 2019, all testing at the DELTA Test Centers will be by appointment only. Faculty who use DELTA Testing Services should update their syllabus statement to alert students of the change. As a reminder, student study space is no longer available at the Centennial Campus Test Center.
A New Reality for Online Education
Online instruction at NC State is taking on a whole new meaning, thanks to emerging virtual reality technologies and the DELTA staff members who adapt them for faculty and staff to use.
2017-2018 DELTA Annual Report Available Online
This year has been another year of discovery for DELTA in leveraging its unique strengths and reimagining education at NC State. Through innovative course design, teaching with technology workshops and the support of enterprise-level technologies, DELTA's goal is to improve the user experience for both students and faculty.