assessment

Jul 28, 2021

Meet Them Where They Are: Creative Alternative Assessments

With the fall semester less than a month away and curriculum planning shifting into high gear, now is the perfect time to think about different ways to engage students in learning using creative alternative assessments and learning technology tools.

Jul 17, 2021

Essential Workers: DELTA’s Testing Services Responds to the Pandemic

Over the past year, we have heard a lot about essential workers. They are the ones who continue critical infrastructure operations…basically, they keep a society going, even during disasters. When pandemic closings began happening in March 2020, Director of DELTA […]

Mar 22, 2021

How to Create Quality Final Assessments Online

As many NC State faculty start to prepare for remote final exams, we caught up with DELTA's assessment experts to share strategies that give students the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge online with integrity and creativity.

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 […]

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.

Jan 18, 2019

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Dan Spencer

A new inside DELTA highlighting the life of DELTA staff in their day-to-day work routines and life outside of the workplace. Dan Spencer is DELTA's first postdoctoral research scholar focused on assisting faculty and DELTA colleagues in conducting educational research based on DELTA Grants or other projects.