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May 22, 2024

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions 2024 Focuses on (Y)Our Health

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions 2024 focuses on (Y)Our Health and will be offered June 24-July 26. It is a no-cost, two-credit course that encourages students to explore different disciplines, connect with their professors and peers, and apply learned skills to the world around them. 


Apr 9, 2024

Registration Now Open for DELTA-Con

Preparations are underway for DELTA-Con, NC State’s annual unconference that brings together attendees from the university and local higher education institutions. This year’s DELTA-Con is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8. This day-long experience allows faculty, staff and graduate students to share their knowledge, expertise and best practices on a wide variety of topics. 

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Mar 27, 2024

New Student Accountability Features with Panopto Videos!

The recent upgrade to Panopto introduces new opportunities for enhancing student accountability in Moodle courses. Instructors now have greater flexibility in assigning grades to students for Panopto videos. 

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Mar 27, 2024

Course Design Training Proves Impactful

A recent study by the Course Quality Program at DELTA measured the impact of Quality Matters training on the application of instructor knowledge and showed that applying these concepts and tools results in promising outcomes to both course design and in subsequent courses. Read more about the study! 

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Nov 27, 2023

Holiday Celebration and Networking Session

IDIG December Greet and Grow: Join your Instructional Design Interest Group (IDIG) colleagues on 13 from 3:30 - 4:30 at Center for Technology Innovation (CTI) for get-to-know you activities and treats! 


Nov 22, 2023

End of Semester Tips and Tricks

Do you need guidance with winding down your course? Megan Lupek offers advice on reflection and getting a jumpstart on preparing for the spring semester. She also provides instructional tool advice including some innovative suggestions. 

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Oct 27, 2023

Virtual Engagement Techniques

Please join us online from noon – 1 p.m. as Instructional Designer Brian Vigna of NC State’s Industry Expansion Solutions leads a discussion on virtual engagement techniques.  We will explore the meaning of virtual engagement as it pertains to your role at NC State and how its role in the academic world has evolved from the pre-pandemic… 

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Sep 28, 2023

How to use AI as part of Activities in your classroom

Join your Instructional Design focused colleagues from noon-1 p.m. on Oct. 11, as NC State’s Accessibility Coordinator Rebecca Sitton leads a discussion on how we, as practitioners, are using AI activities in our classrooms, the benefits we see in it, the disadvantages and more. Join us for this very timely discussion! You can participate online via… 

Jul 18, 2023

Accessibility Tip: Brickfield

Did you know you have access to a toolkit in Moodle that can future-proof your course content for accessibility issues? It is called Brickfield and it helps remediate content along with sending you a notification if one of your students requires accommodations. 

Jun 21, 2023

Accessibility Tip: WAVE Tool

Wish you had an automated tool to find accessibility and WCAG errors in your course content? The WAVE tool by WebAIM can help and is available at NC State. It offers a faster and easier way to find and correct errors allowing all students to access materials.