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Author: Jill Anderson

Students collaborate on final projects for the spring 2023 semester in the Talley Student Union.

Jun 24, 2024

Is Online Material in Your Course Accessible?

DELTA can help you find areas of your course content that can be adapted to be more accessible by using the “Accessibility Checklist for Online Course Material.” You do not need to have accessibility expertise to use this checklist — it is designed to be user friendly! 

A butterfly works its way around to different flower buds during springtime on Centennial campus.

Jun 24, 2024

A Universal Design for Learning Approach to Supporting Neurodiverse Students

More than 1,100 NC State students identified as neurodivergent during the spring 2024 semester. DELTA can help you to connect with all students by offering guidance and best practices for student success. You can learn more about how to support your students with tips on planning, prioritizing, organizing and helping students to stay focused. 

A student walks by spring flowers, and from Talley, with a bag of food on a spring day on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

May 28, 2024

Effective Use of Bulleted Lists

Bulleted lists are highly effective for conveying important course content. This tip offers best practices for using bulleted lists to create more concise and accessible content.points? This tip can provide best practices on creating more accessible and focused content. 

The Talley Student Union on a summer day. Photo by Marc Hall

Apr 25, 2024

Moodle Faster with Bulk Editing!

Need to move or delete numerous assignments or activities from your course as you revise for next semester? Moodle can help expedite the process with the bulk editing feature that is available for 2024-2025 classes. 

hand on laptop

Mar 27, 2024

Tips to Improve Your HTML

This month's DELTA Accessibility Tip provides three easy code swaps to make your Moodle pages more accessible without changing their appearance. 

Campus photo displaying NC State banner.

Feb 29, 2024

Updated Moodle Quick Start Course Shell: Simplify Setups

The Quick Start Course Shell has been updated! The shell offers a course framework based on research-based best practices for course components and organization. You can view the new Quick Start Course Shell on the Preview Server and learn more about using this tool from the Quick Start Course Shell User Guide. If you’d like… 

Template for Writing Alt Text for Data Visualization: [Chart type] of [data description], where [insert reason for including chart / takeaway]. Source: Nightingale Journal of the Visualization Society, Amy Cesal, July 23, 2020.

Jan 29, 2024

Providing Alt Text for Graphs

Have you considered how someone with low vision might interact with a graph you present in your course? Just like other images, screenshots or pictures of graphs need to have alt text that describes the chart and provides “at a glance” information about its key message. An example of good alt text for a graph… 

Decorative image - group of colleagues working together on laptops.

Jan 29, 2024

Use the Moodle Feedback Activity to Poll Your Students

Want to increase student success in your course? Use Moodle Feedback Activity to poll your students around the middle of the semester. This offers time for adjustments in course content based on the student experience 

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Dec 20, 2023

PowerPoint Accessibility: Slide Titles

Slides in a presentation need to have a unique title in order to be fully accessible for screen reader users. Learn how to create and format your titles so all your students have access to them — without changing the appearance of your slides! 

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Nov 22, 2023

Universal Design for Learning

Interested in learning about Universal Design for Learning (UDL)? It is a framework that supports accessibility, usability and inclusion throughout your course that makes accessibility better and easier, and proactively reduces the need for accommodations.