best practices

Nov 21, 2022

Teaching Tech Tips: Stealth Activities in Moodle

Have you ever wanted to link to a Moodle activity like a quiz or feedback survey from within a Page, NC State Book, or another resource? Reduce the scroll and connect content to activities with Stealth Activities!

Nov 21, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Literacy Support for Deaf Learners

Did you know many deaf individuals consider American Sign Language (ASL) to be their first/primary language? They often face many of the same challenges as any other English language learner. While captioning is a common solution, sometimes it is at a higher reading level than the average Deaf student is comfortable reading.

Oct 25, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Captioning Basics

Most online courses include a variety of media for instruction and assessment, including videos, lectures, or podcasts. Providing captions for these types of media is an important step to ensure all students can access and learn from them equally. In […]

Sep 27, 2022

New Style on the Block: WolfWare WordPress Edition

There is a new Gutenberg “Block Editor” default setting in WolfWare Wordpress which makes site navigation easier. Also, the “block” style is more graphically appealing for course website creation, Outreach, and Project sites.

Sep 27, 2022

DELTA Hosted Two Opportunities for Teaching Success this Summer

DELTA offered two programs this summer where attendees shared best practices, tips and tricks, and new strategies for implementing technology in their courses. Digital Learning Program Coordinator Jenn Scoggins details the annual Summer Shorts in Instructional Technologies and WolfWare Boot Camp, Moodle and More!

Sep 26, 2022

Moodle Roadmap Plug-In: Developed at NC State and Available to the World

NC State faculty now have access to the Moodle Roadmap tool. Courses in which mastery of material in one unit is imperative for success in the following unit are excellent ones to incorporate Roadmap. Preliminary studies show student success increases when they feel empowered to self-regulate their academic journey.

Aug 29, 2022

DELTA Does New York: ED-MEDIA + Innovate Learning Conference 

The ED-MEDIA + Innovate Learning Conference in New York was a great learning experience for several of our instructional support and training team. In this article, our DELTA staff who attended provide a few takeaways!

Aug 15, 2022

Just-in-Time Training at the Refreshed DELTA YouTube Channel

If you are looking for self-directed help with NC State’s technology tools, DELTA has you covered! You can find helpful videos which focus on Moodle features, Panopto, Zoom, PlayPosit, H5P, Turnitin and more on our YouTube Channel.

Aug 12, 2022

DELTA Fall Workshops: Use Your Noodle to Navigate Moodle and More

Fall DELTA workshops are now available in Reporter for registration. All your favorite topics are available again this fall with a concentration on the Moodle 4 upgrade. Both virtual and in-person options are available for most of the offerings.

Jul 29, 2022

DELTA Offers Express Grants for Fall 2022

DELTA Express Grants for Fall 2022 have been announced! We are excited to offer two grant types this fall — 3D Object Scanning Grant and Instructional Tools Grant. The proposal submission system will be open from Aug. 22 - Sept. 16.