Instructional Technologies

Jun 27, 2022

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.

Jun 24, 2022

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.

Jun 23, 2022

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.

May 31, 2022

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.

May 25, 2022

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.

May 24, 2022

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.

May 20, 2022

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.

May 19, 2022

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.

May 18, 2022

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.

May 17, 2022

Unconference Success: DELTA-Con 2022

DELTA-Con was first started at NC State in August of 2017 and it is still an unconference. What is an unconference? An unconference takes the best part of a conference, the discussions between sessions, and makes them the highlight! Learn about DELTA-Con 2022.