Dec 15, 2015

Developing Gamification within Moodle

Photo caption: (l-r) Dr. Ed Lindsay, Martin Dougiamas from Moodle, Amanda Roberston and Steve Bader are pictured. In 2012-2013 Michelle Harrolle was awarded a DELTA Exploratory Grant. During the span of the past three years, the grant for gamification was […]

Nov 3, 2015

Summer Shorts Connects Faculty with Technology

Have you ever felt like you knew what you wanted to do, but you just didn’t know where to start? Instructors face this dilemma semester after semester as they question whether or not online resources are appropriate for their courses. […]

Nov 3, 2015

Reflections on the 2015 Educause Conference

Donna Petherbridge, Lou Harrison & Steve Bader attended the EDUCAUSE conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 27-30, 2015. We wanted to take a moment to share some of what we saw and learned with our colleagues. Words from the Wise: Some […]

Oct 28, 2015

East Coast Game Conference 2015

A number of DELToids attended this year’s East Coast Game Conference and captured their thoughts and impressions of the different sessions, speakers, and tech! Cathi Dunnagan “I need a weapon!” I shouted out loud as my first immersive experience built […]

Oct 19, 2015

2015 Online Learning Consortium Conference

On October 14 – 16, 2015, I attended the Online Learning Consortium Conference in Orlando, Florida (@OLC Today #OLC15). As usual, this was a great conference with many ideas about teaching and learning online. Following are some highlights. We’re adults, […]

Aug 28, 2015

NC State presents at Va. Tech’s first Teaching Large Classes Conference

contributed by Emily Ligon On July 23, Virginia Tech’s CIDER program held its first annual Teaching Large Classes Conference. The conference focused on challenges faced by instructors teaching in a classroom where it is difficult to interact one on one […]

Aug 24, 2015

Teaching and Learning Conference 2015

The 2015 Teaching & Learning Conference in Elon, N.C., started with a captivating keynote speech about pink hippos and infinity dreams. Dr. Michael Palmer from the University of Virginia spoke on deep learning, and how to encourage a high level […]

Aug 18, 2015

DELTA attends MoodleMoot US 2015

In early August, several DELTA staff members attended the MoodleMoot US 2015 conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Although there have been numerous Moots over the years with various other organizers and sponsors, this event was the first “official” MoodleMoot in the […]

May 29, 2015

Mediasite Administrator Update, June 2015

As part of an ongoing effort to keep Mediasite administrators on campus informed, we created this DELTAwire article specifically for you! For help with any Mediasite questions, please contact us at This article includes information on the following topics: Mediasite […]

May 21, 2015

Game On, An UNLEASH 2015 Overview

In April, a group from NC State University had the opportunity to attend the Unleash 2015, Sonic Foundry’s Mediasite User Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Attendees from DELTA included, Leisa Bolles, Yiling Chappelow, Larry Evans, Brian Dyer, John Gordon, Darren Ley, Bob […]