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Nov 30, 2018

Appointment-Only Testing Begins at DELTA Spring 2019

Beginning spring 2019, all testing at the DELTA Test Centers will be by appointment only. Faculty who use DELTA Testing Services should update their syllabus statement to alert students of the change. As a reminder, student study space is no longer available at the Centennial Campus Test Center.

May 31, 2018

DELTA Testing Services Administers Record Number of Exams

During spring 2018 final exams, DELTA Testing Services proctored 8,865 exams in just eight days. For the entire 2017-2018 year, a record 84,578 exams were administered. As a National College Testing Association Certified Test Center, DELTA Testing Services operates under the highest standards and procedures.

Feb 20, 2018

DELTA Grant Helps Departmental Faculty Cross-Deliver Content

DELTA and Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management faculty worked together on a DELTA Grant to create consistent deliverables to be used across online, face-to-face and blended learning environments.

Jan 31, 2018

Wolfpack Wellness 101: Creating a Thriving Pack

DELTA teamed up with staff from NC State Dining and University Recreation to create the Wolfpack Wellness 101 module, an interactive resource for incoming students to learn about health and wellness. The project will add to NC State’s focus of student’s overall well-being.

Jan 29, 2018

A Work in Progress: Locate a Proctor Map

DELTA Testing Services recently updated their pre-approved remote proctor map to now include 662 different proctor locations. This helps students locate nearby proctors with ease, speeding up the approval process.

Jan 5, 2018

2016–2017 DELTA Annual Report Now Available Online

This year’s Annual Report provides examples of how the units in DELTA work together to improve the user experience for both students and faculty.

Aug 15, 2017

Online and Distance Education Virtual Orientation Refresh

Equipped with interactive lessons, quizzes and a range of NC State resources, the revised Virtual Orientation gives students an impressive toolkit for success in their online courses. The updated orientation was completed in May 2017 to create a more interactive experience.

Aug 2, 2017

Top Hat: The New Tool to Improve Student Engagement

Are you looking to better engage students and use their existing devices in your favor? Leveraging a mobile device as a learning tool is what Top Hat is all about. NC State acquired an enterprise-level license for Top Hat in May 2017, meaning faculty can use it at no cost to their students.

Apr 11, 2017

2017 Lilly Conference Recap

Four members of DELTA's Instructional Training Team attended the 2017 Lilly Conference in Anaheim, California. The conference offered suggestions for designing interesting learning experiences through the use of social media and other group discussion tactics. Check out this recap.

Jan 13, 2017  |  Online Education

Distracted: 10 Tips to Help the Online Learner Stay Focused

From flashing calendar reminders to buzzing social media notifications, our lives are full of various distractions caused by the way we arrange our digital platforms. For the online learner, making class a priority can be difficult. These tips will help you stay focused.