Just-in-Time Training at the Refreshed DELTA YouTube Channel
If you are looking for self-directed help with NC State’s technology tools, DELTA has you covered! You can find helpful videos which focus on Moodle features, Panopto, Zoom, PlayPosit, H5P, Turnitin and more on our YouTube Channel.
DELTA Offers Express Grants for Fall 2022
DELTA Express Grants for Fall 2022 have been announced! We are excited to offer two grant types this fall — 3D Object Scanning Grant and Instructional Tools Grant. The proposal submission system will be open from Aug. 22 - Sept. 16.
Zooming into the Fall 2022 Semester
Zoom added many enhancements to their “Breakout Room” feature and they are available for the Fall 2022 semester! Instructional Technologist Jill Anderson provides an overview of these new features and describes how they can be helpful to NC State instructors.
Spice Up Your Summer with “Recipes for Teaching Success”
Registration is now open for DELTA’s Summer Shorts program “Recipes for Teaching Success” and Boot Camp: Moodle and More! You can register for individual sessions, which are available Aug. 15 - Aug. 19 between 9 - 4 p.m., in a hybrid format. These sessions focus on NC State’s innovative academic instructional technologies.
DELTA Instructional Tools Grants: Efficient and Impactful
The DELTA team provided innovative solutions to course content delivery challenges through Instructional Tools Grants during the 2021-2022 academic year. These express grants are completed in just one semester and provide course improvements to facilitate student success.
Course Design with Accessibility in Mind
Lead Instructional Designer Caitlin McKeown presented at the Join the Journey: 2022 Digital Accessibility Conference offering tips on accessible course design. She shared her expertise on best practices for making all course content available to all students.
Accessibility Quick Tip – How to Add Alt Text to Images
The DELTA Accessibility Team provides quick tips for Alt text best practices so screen readers can optimize the content making it easily available to everyone.
Spring Cleaning Part 2: Deep Clean Your Course
Interested in organizing your course material for the fall semester? There are many ways to do so with templates such as Quick Start Course Shell or creating module overviews and this article highlights several additional options. Implementing just one of these methods will make your course more accessible and sleek for fall.
Dayflowers, Hibiscuses and Lilies, Oh My!
With the help of a DELTA team spearheaded by Senior Instructional Designer Cathi Dunnagan, Professor Larry Blanton bridged the gap between digital learning and in-person botanical labs. In PB 250: Plant Biology, students engage with plants via interactive 3D web models.
DELTA Faculty Fellows Inspire Colleagues Across Campus
DELTA Faculty Fellows share experiences impacting and uniting colleagues campuswide. From publishing articles with practical best practices to presenting at conferences, they are dedicated to and embody teaching excellence.