accessibility

Jun 22, 2022

Course Design with Accessibility in Mind

Lead Instructional Designer Caitlin McKeown presented at the Join the Journey: 2022 Digital Accessibility Conference offering tips on accessible course design. She shared her expertise on best practices for making all course content available to all students.

May 25, 2022

Accessibility Quick Tip – How to Add Alt Text to Images

The DELTA Accessibility Team provides quick tips for Alt text best practices so screen readers can optimize the content making it easily available to everyone.

Feb 21, 2022

Alternatives to Alt Text

Alternative text (alt text) is an important tool to create equitable experiences for students. DELTA’s Accessibility Team shares best practices for creating alt text along with other tips to help with student engagement and success.

Jan 27, 2022

Closed Captioning: Not Just a Tool, a Legal Requirement

Save time while helping students succeed in your course by planning closed captioning for your class videos in advance. If one student is registered with the Disability Resource Office, an accuracy rate of 98% is mandated for closed captions. It’s not just a great idea, it’s the law!

Dec 14, 2021

DELTA Launches a New Accessibility Team

Four DELTA colleagues have come together to form DELTA’s new accessibility team. The team focuses on solving accessibility-related issues in learning technologies and courses at NC State.

Apr 26, 2021

Accessibility at NC State: Helping Everyone Think and Do

NC State’s commitment to accessibility allows the campus community to ‘Think and Do’ effectively. We spoke with staff about the efforts being made to improve accessibility while advocating for inclusivity across NC State.

Mar 10, 2020

How We Think Before We Do: DELTA Explores Sound Design for Immersive Ed

At DELTA, we are constantly exploring, researching and testing the latest in immersive technology and its role in teaching and learning. We want to share what we've learned along the way.

Feb 16, 2017

February 2017 IDIG Meeting

Interested in learning more about accessibility and course design? NC State's Instructional Design Interest Group (IDIG) will meet Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the Center for Technology and Innovation, CTI-Room 230-01, 1010 Main Campus Drive.

Feb 2, 2015

2014 Accessing Higher Ground Conference

by Serena Reavis The Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web, and Technology Conference (http://accessinghigherground.org/) is held annually in Westminster, Colorado, located between Boulder and Denver and overlooking the Rocky Mountains. The 17th annual conference was held November 17-21, 2014, and focused on […]

Sep 26, 2013

Campus Partners Bring Diversity to DELTA Workshops & Seminars

This semester, DELTA has once again partnered with NC State faculty and staff members from several departments to provide a diverse selection of free workshops and seminars. These campus partners will share their expertise and experience on a variety of topics related to teaching and learning with technology, including online course development, course accessibility, social media use and small group collaboration.