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.
Student Turns to NC State Online After Moving Overseas
MacKenzie Welch, once a traditional student on campus, turned to NC State Online and Distance Education once her husband, who is active duty military, was stationed overseas in Italy
NC State Online Allows Army Sergeant to Complete Bachelor’s Degree
Sgt. First Class Jason Davidson attended NC State before joining the army. He didn’t finish his degree while at NC State, but says his wife encouraged him to complete his education.
Taming the Large Class Beast
How to Use Technology as a Means to Reach Students Individually — or Fake it Successfully
Large class instructors, I am one of you, and I feel your pain.
DELTA Grant Leads to Student Presentations at Symposium
Three posters at the symposium highlighted scholarship of teaching and learning projects funded by a DELTA Exploratory Grant.