Course Quality Program Applications Open for Fall 2020
The Course Quality Program at NC State is accepting applications for fall 2020. The application system is open May 4-29. Review the available opportunities and find which program is right for you.
Natural Learning Initiative Takes Education Outdoors with WolfWare Outreach
The Natural Learning Initiative offers two asynchronous certificate programs for professional development in WolfWare Outreach. The certificate programs are tailored to early childhood and landscape design professionals who want to improve children's outdoor learning environments.
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.
Tips for Engaging Your Students from DELTA Instructional Designers
As NC State instructors dive into remote instruction, it may feel harder to connect with your students than it did in person. DELTA's skilled instructional designers are sharing their favorite tools and techniques to promote student engagement and meaningful interactions in online courses.
DELTA Faculty Fellows Support NC State Peers in Academic Continuity
Several former and current DELTA Faculty Fellows are sharing their expertise in teaching with technology to help NC State instructors make the switch to remote teaching and achieve academic continuity.
Congrats to Faculty for Commitment to Online Course Quality
While the NC State community is facing unprecedented challenges and subsequent changes, NC State faculty have continued their dedication to course improvement. The faculty mentioned have worked hard to complete Quality Matters (QM) training and raise the bar for online education at NC State.
A Resilient Pack: Supporting Faculty Behind the Scenes
DELTA means change. And in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, the statement holds true. Our organization has changed and adapted to do everything we can to support faculty in the transition to remote teaching and learning.
Introducing the New Quick Start Course Shell for Moodle
DELTA announces a new ‘Quick Start’ course shell for Moodle. The shell, developed by the Course Quality Program at NC State, benefits instructors by providing a quick and easy framework to design an online course and benefits students by offering clear navigation and consistent course design.
What’s New in Moodle 3.8?
DELTA recently performed the annual Moodle upgrade to version 3.8 for courses starting in the Summer of 2020. While most of the functionality is the same, there are a number of changes implemented in order to improve the user experience. Check them out!
Tips from Faculty for Quickly Preparing to Teach Online
Check out this article for firsthand tips from faculty on how to quickly prepare to teach online. They have provided insight on teaching in Zoom, adding existing content online, using available learning technologies to communicate with students, making videos of labs, and more.