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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.