best practices

Oct 16, 2020

New Features in Zoom for Fall 2020

Recent updates of the Zoom Desktop Client added several new features that are likely to improve your online teaching and your students’ online learning experience. Update to the newest version today and ask your students to do the same in order to take advantage of these new features.

Sep 18, 2020

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Compassion and Understanding in Online Teaching and Learning

This month, Angie Smith, associate teaching professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development in the College of Education, provides insight into adjusting to online teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 14, 2020

Adapting to Change: DELTA Project Managers Redefine Agility at NC State

DELTA's Project Management team has spent years cultivating Agile, an approach to project management that prioritizes adaptability and team processes. Now, in the face of a pandemic, they are using this mindset to pivot and enhance collaborative practices at DELTA and across the university.

Aug 31, 2020

DELTA LearnTech YouTube Channel Provides On-Demand Resources

Looking for support at your fingertips? The DELTA LearnTech YouTube channel contains a variety of how-to videos on learning technology tools as well as strategies for using those tools effectively. Videos are always being updated, so be sure to subscribe to the channel for alerts.

Aug 31, 2020

NC State Faculty Teach Creatively with PlayPosit

PlayPosit transforms instructional videos into engaging, interactive learning tools, and many faculty members are developing unique and creative ways to use the technology in their teaching. Hear from four faculty members about how they innovate with PlayPosit.

Aug 25, 2020

DELTA Welcomes 2020-2021 Faculty Fellows

DELTA is excited to welcome five new Faculty Fellows for the 2020-2021 cycle. Michelle Bartlett, Lina Battestilli, Elaine Bohorquez, Christine Cranford and Julianne Treme will partner with DELTA to share teaching with technology best practices through a variety of activities. The five new Fellows will join Annette Moore who is continuing her grant from the 2019-2020 academic year.

Aug 21, 2020

All of Our Tips for Teaching and Working Remotely

In this roundup, you'll find articles that share tips, tricks and resources from DELTA's teams and partners to help you and your students get online and thrive remotely this fall. 

Aug 14, 2020

Elaine Bohórquez Named as a Finalist for Top Hat’s Most Innovative Educator

In March 2020, Elaine Bohórquez was chosen as a finalist for Top Hat's Most Innovative Educator Award. Top Hat is NC State's enterprise-level student engagement tool. We caught up with Bohórquez to discuss her path to the nomination. 

Aug 14, 2020

Exploring Hybrid Models at NC State

Learn more about the flipped hybrid model, the synchronous hybrid model and the Hyflex model. We will also explore what this looks like within NC State’s physical distancing models of Hybrid25, Hybrid33 and Hybrid50.

Aug 3, 2020

Get to Know Classroom Capture at NC State

DELTA has been working with ClassTech to outfit NC State classrooms with recording technology for the fall 2020 semester. To support students in hybrid courses who are not physically present for each lecture, this recording service has changed to opt-out only. Faculty will receive more information about recording and how to prepare.