Instructional Technologies

May 1, 2020

Alternative Assessment Resources for Teaching and Learning Online

There are many alternative authentic assessments instructors can use to assess student learning online without the need for proctored exams. Planning for and creating alternative assessments may be easier than you think, and when implemented appropriately, student mastery of learning […]

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

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 22, 2020

Tips for Engaging Your Students from DELTA Instructional Designers

As NC State instructors dive into remote instruction, it may feel harder to connect with your students than it did in person. DELTA's skilled instructional designers are sharing their favorite tools and techniques to promote student engagement and meaningful interactions in online courses.

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.

Apr 1, 2020

WolfWare News: April 2020

Dear Colleagues, Here is your latest WolfWare news, compiled to help you make the most effective use of WolfWare for both continuity and getting ready for summer and fall. Remote Teaching The go.ncsu.edu/keepteaching is a great resource to help you […]