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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.

Nov 14, 2016

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

Nov 7, 2016

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.

May 21, 2016

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.

May 9, 2016

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.