Teaching Strategies

May 1, 2020

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.

Apr 29, 2020

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.

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.

Apr 22, 2020

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.

Apr 20, 2020

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.

Apr 17, 2020

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.

Apr 16, 2020

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.

Apr 15, 2020

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. 

Apr 15, 2020

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!

Mar 11, 2020

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.