Course Quality

Jun 2, 2020

DELTA Faculty Fellow Finds Success in Online Instruction

Associate Teaching Professor Annette Moore transitioned two courses online this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She found success by learning new skills and adjusting her teaching to be effective at a distance.

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 29, 2020

Natural Learning Initiative Takes Education Outdoors with WolfWare Outreach

The Natural Learning Initiative offers two asynchronous certificate programs for professional development in WolfWare Outreach. The certificate programs are tailored to early childhood and landscape design professionals who want to improve children's outdoor learning environments.

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 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!

Mar 4, 2020

The Pathway Toward Quality Assurance

A new group of NC State faculty members are on their way to Quality Matters course certification through completion of the Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP). This cohort will work to make improvements to their online or blended courses and continue raising the bar for quality online education at NC State.

Oct 21, 2019

Seeking Applications for DELTA’s Course Quality Program

The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) and the Quality Matters Essentials Standards Program (QMESP) are two professional development opportunities for faculty to improve their online or blended courses based on Quality Matters standards. Apply by Nov. 8.

Oct 2, 2019

DELTA Expands Online Course Quality Efforts

With the new Course Quality Program at NC State, faculty members have multiple pathways to choose from to improve their online courses with the guidance and support from instructional designers and technologists at DELTA. Learn how you can get involved and help raise the bar for quality online education at NC State.

Aug 29, 2019

New Cohort of Faculty Dedicated to Online Course Improvement

A new Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) faculty cohort will work to make improvements to their online courses to meet the nationally recognized standards of the Quality Matters organization. In its fourth cohort, OCIP is a testament to NC State’s commitment to providing quality teaching and learning.