best practices

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.

Jul 25, 2022

Zooming into the Fall 2022 Semester

Zoom added many enhancements to their “Breakout Room” feature and they are available for the Fall 2022 semester! Instructional Technologist Jill Anderson provides an overview of these new features and describes how they can be helpful to NC State instructors.

Jun 28, 2022

Spice Up Your Summer with “Recipes for Teaching Success”

Registration is now open for DELTA’s Summer Shorts program “Recipes for Teaching Success” and Boot Camp: Moodle and More! You can register for individual sessions, which are available Aug. 15 - Aug. 19 between 9 - 4 p.m., in a hybrid format. These sessions focus on NC State’s innovative academic instructional technologies.

Jun 27, 2022

DELTA Instructional Tools Grants: Efficient and Impactful

The DELTA team provided innovative solutions to course content delivery challenges through Instructional Tools Grants during the 2021-2022 academic year. These express grants are completed in just one semester and provide course improvements to facilitate student success.

Jun 24, 2022

VCS Team Pivots to Provide Support for Online International Conference

DELTA Video Communications Services professionals (VCS) successfully orchestrated the flow of information during the online 11th International Workshop on Microplasmas conference. The conference delivered content to more than 200 participants over the course of four days in June and the VCS team recorded and edited 36 presentation videos.

Jun 23, 2022

Outreach and Project Servers Get a Moodle Upgrade

Moodle 4 is up and ready for our fall academic courses, but what does that mean for our Projects and Outreach users? The Outreach and Project Moodle spaces will be upgraded on August 8.

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 31, 2022

Dunnagan Reflects on Her Impact and Passion for Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions

Senior Instructional Designer Cathi Dunnagan provides her perspective on the history of the free multidisciplinary Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions course offered to incoming and transfer 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.