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.
VCS Team Pivots to Provide Support for Online International Conference
DELTA Video Communications Services professionals (VCS) successfully orchestrated the flow of information during the online 11th International Workshop on Microplasmas conference. The conference delivered content to more than 200 participants over the course of four days in June and the VCS team recorded and edited 36 presentation videos.
Outreach and Project Servers Get a Moodle Upgrade
Moodle 4 is up and ready for our fall academic courses, but what does that mean for our Projects and Outreach users? The Outreach and Project Moodle spaces will be upgraded on August 8.
Dunnagan Reflects on Her Impact and Passion for Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions
Senior Instructional Designer Cathi Dunnagan provides her perspective on the history of the free multidisciplinary Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions course offered to incoming and transfer 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.
Step It up With Summer Workshops
DELTA is offering Summer Workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students who want to improve their knowledge of NC State’s instructional tools and better use them to suit their classroom needs. These free workshops will explore topics such as the new Moodle 4 update, Panopto and Gradescope.
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.
Early Adopters of Moodle 4 Share Experiences
DELTA Faculty Fellows share their experience with Moodle 4 including tips for colleagues transitioning their course content. They also highlight their initial impressions and favorite features of this upgrade.
Keeping Students Engaged in Asynchronous Lectures
What makes the learning active or passive is not the modality (Zoom vs. pre-recorded videos vs. text-based lessons), but the structure of the lesson the instructor creates. Faculty Fellow Claire Gordy share tips for keeping students engaged.