Instructional Technologies

Oct 27, 2022

DELTA Grant Used to Create Spanish Dialect App

How do you help students discern multiple dialects when learning a new language? Lecturer Inma Navarro, with the NC State Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, received a DELTA Grant to develop a better way for students to hear native speakers from different regions.

Oct 27, 2022

Engage Students Socially in Course Texts with Perusall

If you wish you could increase student engagement with your course content in a social, user-friendly fashion, check out the Perusall tool! Students can post social/collaborative annotations to a wide range of content from articles and documents to videos and podcasts. It is now available in Moodle.

Oct 27, 2022

Top Five Reasons to Embrace Moodle 4.0

DELTA Faculty Fellows Bevin Maultsby, Ph.D., and Carrol Warren, Ed.D, share their reflections about NC State’s recent upgrade to Moodle 4.0. You can read about their favorite new features and how they use them in their course designs. And, DELTA continues to offer support through their workshop offerings.

Oct 27, 2022

My Experience With DELTA’s Course Quality Program and How It Will Help You, Too

Research Specialist Paul Couture chronicles his personal experience with DELTA’s Course Quality program. You can learn more about how DELTA may assist you in improving your course content to foster student engagement and success. He showcases his journey with descriptive examples of interactions for the DELTA team.

Oct 26, 2022

New WolfSNAPS Self-Paced Session Available

Want to learn instructional design best practices in a short, self-paced session? WolfSNAPS could be for you! We added our 7th offering which can be completed in as little as 30 minutes.

Oct 25, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Captioning Basics

Most online courses include a variety of media for instruction and assessment, including videos, lectures, or podcasts. Providing captions for these types of media is an important step to ensure all students can access and learn from them equally. In […]

Oct 25, 2022

DELTA Offers Express Grants for Spring 2023

DELTA is excited to offer two grant types this spring — Course Essentials (formerly QMESP) and Instructional Tools Grant. The proposal submission system will be open from Nov. 1-21. Learn more about which grant best fits your course content.

Oct 19, 2022

What is the Teaching Resources Website?

Do you have questions about teaching with NC State’s instructional technologies? Would you like more ideas for your large course? DELTA’s Teaching Resources site has the answers you need.

Sep 27, 2022

New Style on the Block: WolfWare WordPress Edition

There is a new Gutenberg “Block Editor” default setting in WolfWare Wordpress which makes site navigation easier. Also, the “block” style is more graphically appealing for course website creation, Outreach, and Project sites.

Sep 27, 2022

DELTA Hosted Two Opportunities for Teaching Success this Summer

DELTA offered two programs this summer where attendees shared best practices, tips and tricks, and new strategies for implementing technology in their courses. Digital Learning Program Coordinator Jenn Scoggins details the annual Summer Shorts in Instructional Technologies and WolfWare Boot Camp, Moodle and More!