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Feb 21, 2022

Alternatives to Alt Text

Alternative text (alt text) is an important tool to create equitable experiences for students. DELTA’s Accessibility Team shares best practices for creating alt text along with other tips to help with student engagement and success. 

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May 25, 2022

Accessibility Quick Tip – How to Add Alt Text to Images

The DELTA Accessibility Team provides quick tips for Alt text best practices so screen readers can optimize the content making it easily available to everyone. 

Jun 22, 2022

Course Design with Accessibility in Mind

Lead Instructional Designer Caitlin McKeown presented at the Join the Journey: 2022 Digital Accessibility Conference offering tips on accessible course design. She shared her expertise on best practices for making all course content available to all students. 

May 25, 2022

Creating Interdisciplinary Solutions

With NC State’s Think and Do spirit, Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions encourages students to think about current and future problems interdisciplinarily even before they arrive on campus. The free online course helps connect students to the greater NC State community, while bringing together diverse perspectives and disciplines on a common problem. 

Students working at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus find ample space to social distance, with undergraduate classes moved online for the remainder of the fall 2020 semester. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Jun 1, 2021

Introducing WolfSNAPS

DELTA has a new training opportunity starting in July –– WolfSNAPS: Short Nimble Asynchronous Pedagogy Series. This series of seven quick trainings is designed to provide instructors with information, templates and resources to help you incorporate best practices in online or hybrid course design. 

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May 14, 2020

DELTA Instructional Technologists Share Tips for Teaching Online

This summer will feel different for NC State instructors and students as all courses move online. DELTA's Instructional Technology Training team is sharing their favorite tools and techniques for online instruction to help faculty make the transition and give students an engaging summer of learning. 

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Nov 3, 2015

Reflections on the 2015 Educause Conference

Donna Petherbridge, Lou Harrison & Steve Bader attended the EDUCAUSE conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 27-30, 2015. We wanted to take a moment to share some of what we saw and learned with our colleagues. Words from the Wise: Some Notes from the Keynotes Daniel Pink, author and host/co-executive producer of National Geographic’s Crowd Control… 

Mar 7, 2011

Welcoming Students in an Online Course

The following post was created as a way to introduce online instructors to some general best practices when beginning a course.  Grounded in educational research literature, the practices and descriptions below offer an overview that will help instructors reinvigorate their beginning of semester activities. Just as in the face-to-face classroom, you will want to start… 

Nov 2, 2009

Report on the Moodle Moot, October 28-30, 2009, Orlando, FL

Dr. Martin Dulberg, Jeff Webster, David Howard, Greg Kraus, Jonathan Champ and I represented DELTA at the Moodle Moot (and Sloan-C) in sunny Orlando, Florida at the end of October. Because travel restrictions were part of DELTA’s budget cuts, we drove to Orlando in two cars and stayed at a donated timeshare property about three miles…