Essential Workers: DELTA’s Testing Services Responds to the Pandemic
Over the past year, we have heard a lot about essential workers. They are the ones who continue critical infrastructure operations…basically, they keep a society going, even during disasters. When pandemic closings began happening in March 2020, Director of DELTA […]
DELTA Testing Services Reflects on a Unique Final Exam Period
NC State students took spring 2020 final exams remotely due to closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. DELTA Testing Services adapted to the unprecedented changes with new applications and strategies to support students and faculty.
DELTA Testing Updates
With Respondus Monitor and LockDown Browser in use in some NC State courses for approximately one month, we’ve collected a few “lessons learned” based on feedback from students and faculty.
DELTA Testing Services Adapts to Change
DELTA Testing Services quickly and efficiently adapted to an unprecedented demand for testing in FY 2018-2019. An appointment-only exam system was implemented to eliminate wait times during high-volume periods such as a final exams. DELTA staff members are committed to continuing to provide high-quality service to faculty and students.
Inclement Weather Disrupts Testing: Q+A with Tom Miller
In December, snow caused a disruption to the start of fall semester final exams. After the university reopened, DELTA test centers struggled to keep up with demand from test-takers. Senior Vice Provost Tom Miller discusses how students were impacted and the steps taken to improve the process at the test centers, including implementing appointment-only testing this semester.
Appointment-Only Testing Begins at DELTA Spring 2019
Beginning spring 2019, all testing at the DELTA Test Centers will be by appointment only. Faculty who use DELTA Testing Services should update their syllabus statement to alert students of the change. As a reminder, student study space is no longer available at the Centennial Campus Test Center.
DELTA Testing Services Alerts Faculty to Changes at the Centennial Campus Test Center
If you are a user of the Centennial Campus Test Center, please be advised of recent changes. Due to an increased demand for testing services, there is no longer study space available in the Centennial Campus Test Center located in Venture IV. We encourage faculty to remind students to complete their studying elsewhere prior to arriving for their test.
DELTA Testing Services to Hold Fall 2018 Faculty Discussion
DELTA Testing Services is hosting two Fall 2018 Faculty Discussions to help faculty, staff and instructors familiarize themselves with our services. Both sessions will be held on Main Campus in Talley Student Union.
DELTA Testing Services Administers Record Number of Exams
During spring 2018 final exams, DELTA Testing Services proctored 8,865 exams in just eight days. For the entire 2017-2018 year, a record 84,578 exams were administered. As a National College Testing Association Certified Test Center, DELTA Testing Services operates under the highest standards and procedures.
A Work in Progress: Locate a Proctor Map
DELTA Testing Services recently updated their pre-approved remote proctor map to now include 662 different proctor locations. This helps students locate nearby proctors with ease, speeding up the approval process.