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Author: Ms Kerri Brown Parker


Nov 22, 2023

Grade Me: A Shortcut to Finding What Needs to be Graded

Add the new Grade Me block to individual courses or the Moodle Dashboard to get quick access to Moodle Assignments and Moodle Quiz Essay questions that have been submitted but not yet graded. If you add it to the Dashboard, you will see what needs to be graded across all of your courses. You can… 

Screenshot of VoiceThread Graded Activiity

Nov 22, 2023

VoiceThread: Bring Voices, Images and Text Together

This new multimedia tool is available for the spring 2024 semester! It integrates with Moodle and will provide you with a new way to engage students online in lectures, discussions, and student presentations. 

Oct 25, 2023

Moodle’s Hot Question Activity

Use “Hot Question” to activate students’ thinking and discover their questions about course readings, guest speakers, presentations, and more. Students can submit questions and then vote up questions from their peers. Questions can be anonymous to classmates, and you can moderate them to help prioritize critical course concepts to dive into. Learn more about how… 

Students study and use laptops on the Engineering Oval on Centennial Campus.

Sep 26, 2023

When is it Due???

Surveys are often conducted to discover how we can foster student success. In a recent survey, students reported that in order for them to succeed in classes, they need due dates that are clearly communicated.  Adding dates to assignments, quizzes, and other interactive activities is a common practice. However, you can also add “expect completed… 

Lead Instructional Technologist Arlene Mendoza-Moran demonstrating the TA Toolkit.

Sep 5, 2023

Helping TAs Survive and Thrive in Teaching!

Calling all TAs! Your teaching journey is about to receive a powerful boost! The TA Toolkit is a collaborative creation brought to you by The Graduate School, the Libraries and DELTA. If you are a graduate student or you know one, let them know about our new TA Toolkit.  We had a great Open House… 

Image was created by Bing and DALL-E.

Aug 22, 2023

ChatGPT, Bard, and Bing! AI — Oh My!

Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools like ChatGPT can simplify and enhance academic work by automating content creation, providing personalized feedback, assisting in writing course objectives, summarizing course content and more.  Using generative AI tools in education by students and instructors is also a controversial topic leading to lots of conversation and concern about ethics, what… 

Campus photo displaying NC State banner.

Jul 18, 2023

Teaching Tech Tip: Save Time and Bulk Change Due Dates in Moodle!

Why waste time updating due dates for assignments and activities one at a time when you can update in bulk? Moodle Dates report offers a bulk change due date option after you copy a course. 

Screenshot of Moodle Analytics, quiz analysis.

Jun 22, 2023

Teaching Tech Tip: How are Your Students Actually using Moodle?

Did you know that you can use reports generated from Moodle’s IntelliBoard to guide you in your course revisions? Summer is a great time to plan and streamline your course content so you will be ready for the fall. Make the effort to learn more about how students engage with your content to focus your planning efforts. 

Copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near the Free Expression tunnel. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

May 23, 2023

Self-Paced Learning Online this Summer!

Learn with YouTube and PlayPosit this summer and maybe even earn a tech tool exploration badge from DELTA! 

May 23, 2023

Teaching Tech Tip: Getting Organized with the Moodle Checklist

Do you want to foster student success by reducing stress and making course content more manageable? Take a look at this month’s tip on Moodle Checklists. This tool helps break down tasks into smaller ones listed on an interactive checklist. This process also helps you organize and track student engagement.