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Dec 11, 2012

Elluminate Decommissioned, Dec. 18, 2012(Archive)

The Elluminate Live! server was permanently decommissioned on December 18, 2012. Blackboard Collaborate is now the synchronous learning management system on campus. Learn more about resources and training for Blackboard Collaborate by visiting DELTA’s Synchronous Learning Web page. Questions? Please contact LearnTech at or (919) 513-7094. 

Dec 10, 2012

2012 DELTA Open House: Helping Faculty Build Student Success

Just over 75 guests attended the 2012 DELTA Open House on December 4 to learn about the services DELTA provides that allow faculty to build student success at NC State University. 

Dec 7, 2012

Moodle 2: What’s Coming

For those of you who are interested but were unable to attend, Marty Dulberg and Cathi Phillips gave a seminar on December 4, titled “Moodle 2: What’s Coming.” The seminar was recorded to make it available to anyone interested in watching it. Please note that this will be redone in February when we have more… 

Dec 4, 2012

Blackboard Collaborate Updates

As part of our ongoing efforts to increase the usability of our WolfWare tools, DELTA recently made several interface improvements to Blackboard Collaborate, our synchronous LMS ( For all audiences (moderators, participants), the “Get Help” button now points to the appropriate support resources, whether users are logged in or not. The “Log In” button was… 

Dec 3, 2012

DELTA Staff Showcase Innovative Instructional Technologies at Local Chapter Meeting of the ASTD

On November 30, 2012, Dr. Donna Petherbridge, Amanda Robertson, David Tredwell, Cathi Phillips and Lee Ann Gillen gave the keynote presentation at the Research Triangle chapter of the American Society of Training and Development’s (ASTD) November monthly meeting. This chapter is affiliated with the national ASTD society, which is a professional organization focused on advancing… 

Nov 20, 2012

Impressions from Educause 2012

As always, the Educause Annual Conference leaves me with a restive feeling that we’re doing a lot of things right but that there is so much for us to try to do better. Between the vendors talking about the new best thing they’ve got and various speakers giving some insight into projects they’re working on,… 

Nov 15, 2012

Moodle 2 Upgrade FAQs

Included here are some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about our recent upgrade to Moodle 2 for summer sessions. If your question isn’t here, please leave a comment and we will do our best to answer it! When was Moodle upgraded? DELTA upgraded the Moodle academic servers from version 1.9 to 2.3 in May… 

Nov 1, 2012

Welcome to WolfWare News!

Greetings, Welcome to the WolfWare News channel on DELTAwire! We launched this channel to provide you with a central place to find Learning Management System (LMS) news at NC State. Whether you are looking for new features in WolfWare, maintenance schedules, training resources, or you are simply interested in learning more about what we do —… 

Oct 19, 2012

NC State Adopts Blackboard Collaborate as New SLMS

Based on an evaluation's findings, the committee recommends keeping Blackboard Collaborate as the replacement for Elluminate as the university’s SLMS. 

Oct 12, 2012

SLOAN-C Conference 2012

I attended the SLOAN-C conference, a consortium whose members are dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education.