Top Hat Gains Traction at NC State
It’s been one year since NC State acquired a campus license for Top Hat, allowing faculty and students to use it at no cost. We caught up with a few instructors to hear their stories of successfully implementing Top Hat and how the use of this interactive classroom tool is benefiting their teaching as well as student learning.
Navigating Online Teaching: Perspective from a Faculty Fellow
Teaching Associate Professor Angie Smith began her online teaching journey eight years ago in the Counselor Education program. Read about her new book, collaborations and hopes of helping new instructors navigate online teaching.
A Work in Progress: Immersive VR Environment for LAR 457
As part of an exploratory grant project for a landscape architecture course, Postdoctoral Research Scholar Muntazar Monsur and Teaching Assistant Professor Carla Delcambre are working with a team of dedicated DELTA staff members to create an immersive, 3D environment that students can explore using virtual reality headsets.
Facilitate Faculty Learning as a DELTA Faculty Fellow
DELTA is currently seeking faculty members who have a passion for sharing their expertise in teaching and learning with technology. If you’re interested in joining a group of exemplary faculty, apply now for DELTA’s Faculty Fellows grant.
What’s New in Moodle 3.4?
To stay updated with Moodle, check out the recent changes in version 3.4. DELTA is upgrading to the new version for courses starting Summer 2018. While most of the functionality is the same, there are a number of changes, new plugins added, and feature requests implemented in order to improve the user experience
Creative Collaborations Support New and Future Faculty to Improve Student Learning
DELTA team members began new collaborations with The Graduate School and the Office of Faculty Development in 2017 in an ongoing effort to provide students and faculty with additional teaching resources.
Wolfpack Wellness 101: Creating a Thriving Pack
DELTA teamed up with staff from NC State Dining and University Recreation to create the Wolfpack Wellness 101 module, an interactive resource for incoming students to learn about health and wellness. The project will add to NC State’s focus of student’s overall well-being.
Student Engagement in a Laptop-Friendly Classroom
How does teaching and learning change when every student has a device connected to the internet? Read Bethany Smith's suggestions for handling classroom device policies.
Registration Open for DELTA Spring Workshops
Get a jumpstart on refreshing your current or new teaching with technology skills with DELTA workshops! New to WolfWare technologies and online teaching? Looking to sharpen your current knowledge and skills? We'll help you navigate online teaching.
2017 OLC Accelerate Conference Highlights
NC State was well represented at the Fall Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate Conference in Orlando, Florida. The OLC Accelerate conference focuses on ways to improve online learning in education. DELTA staff members shared their key takeaways from the conference.