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.
DELTA Workshops Anytime, Anywhere
We understand that teaching online can be tireless work and finding the time to fit professional development into a busy day of lesson planning, remote teaching and virtual meetings may be hard for some faculty members. That is why we have compiled a list of DELTA’s most popular workshops that you can view anytime completely online.
Course Maps Support Student Success
New DELTA Faculty Fellow Christine Cranford encourages faculty to use course maps to align learning objectives to course objectives, support learning objectives with learning materials, and assess student knowledge and skills.
Fostering Deeper Discussions using Zoom Breakout Rooms
Student-to-student interaction is important for student learning as well as student well-being and persistence. Breakout Rooms in Zoom offer great opportunities for student-to-student interaction and help create a richer online learning experience.
Flexible Access Funding Evolves to Support Student Success through Online Learning
DELTA is continuing to support academic units by creating business systems and funding models that better allow them to enhance student success through online learning. Most recently, we have made changes to the Flexible Access funding model to allow for the creation of online classes that fully meet student demand.
Faculty Continue Commitment to Online Course Quality
Join us in congratulating the newest faculty members to complete Quality Matters (QM) training. These individuals have worked hard to serve their students through course improvement and providing a quality online education.
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.
WolfWare Outreach Grows to Support Learning Opportunities during COVID-19
As the pandemic forces campus partners to pivot to non-credit, fee-based courses online, WolfWare Outreach has grown to meet their needs. From food safety to beekeeping, WolfWare Outreach is helping to support professional development and continuing education in a virtual world.
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.
New Touchless Orientations for DELTA Classrooms
DELTA’s new classroom orientation video series provides a touchless overview of the media-rich DELTA classrooms and equips users with the knowledge and tools needed to make the most of the classrooms’ recording technology.