Assessment

Mar 23, 2021

DELTA-Con Set for May 13, Register Now

DELTA-Con, now in its fifth year, is NC State’s annual unconference bringing together faculty, staff and graduate students from across local higher ed institutions. Join us May 13 for the discussion-based event to share your insights, network with peers and discover the latest in academic technology and innovation.

Jun 2, 2020

DELTA Faculty Fellow Finds Success in Online Instruction

Associate Teaching Professor Annette Moore transitioned two courses online this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She found success by learning new skills and adjusting her teaching to be effective at a distance.

May 29, 2020

Reflections and Results: Faculty Look Back on Spring Exams

With DELTA test centers closed this May in response to COVID-19, NC State faculty used a variety of strategies to deliver final exams remotely, from alternative assignments to remote proctoring tools. Several faculty members are looking back on the experience and sharing advice for the future.

May 20, 2020

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.

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 […]

Apr 29, 2020

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.

Mar 20, 2019

DELTA Outlines Results from All Faculty Survey

What happens to all of those surveys you fill out? Here at DELTA, our Planning and Assessment team uses faculty’s valuable feedback to build awareness and continue to improve our communication, support and services.

Apr 30, 2018

DELTA’s Planning and Assessment Team Positively Impacts Student Success

DELTA's Planning and Assessment team makes a broad impact across DELTA and the university. With a focus on Online and Distance Education programs, student and faculty support, DELTA Grants projects and research, the planning and assessment team works to make data-driven decisions for promoting student success.

Aug 9, 2017

DELTA Updates Its Learning Analytics Annotated Bibliography

DELTA’s Coordinator for Learning Analytics and Assessment Chris Willis, updated the annotated bibliography as a resource for faculty.

Jun 7, 2016

Enhancing Self-Regulation for the Online Learner

Research has shown that key variables for success in an online course include motivation (e.g., goal orientation, self-efficacy), utilizing learning strategies (e.g., metacognitive strategies), and resource management (e.g., time management, help seeking) (Cho & Kim, 2013). While some students may […]