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Author: Stacy Gant

Photo of a student checking in on a computer to the Centennial Campus Test Center for an exam.

Mar 25, 2022

How to Support Our Students’ Academic Integrity in a Challenging Online Landscape

Feb 21, 2022

Building a Path to Moodle 4

DELTA is hard at work preparing a significant upgrade to Moodle, our campus learning management system. We are upgrading to Moodle 4 for the fall 2022 semester and enabling requests for fall Moodle spaces starting May 1.  

woman on computer

Sep 25, 2020

Fostering Deeper Discussions using Zoom Breakout Rooms

Student-to-student interaction is important for student learning as well as student well-being and persistence. Breakout Rooms in Zoom offer great opportunities for student-to-student interaction and help create a richer online learning experience. 

students engaging with phones to use Top Hat

Jan 21, 2020

A Roundup of Top Hat New Features

Director of Instructional Support Services Stacy Gant shares her favorite new features and enhancements to the teaching tool, Top Hat. From improved editing of slides to a new gradebook, see how the improvements can benefit your teaching. 

David Howard, Lou Harrison, Yiling Chappelow and Stacy Gant at the Engage 2018 conference. The team is holding props in front of a photo booth screen.

Nov 28, 2018

Takeaways from Engage 2018

The 2nd annual Engage conference was held in Chicago in late October 2018. Yiling Chappelow, Stacy Gant, Lou Harrison and David Howard attended the conference to learn more about the Top Hat platform, meet users and Top Hat executives, and hear about the future direction of the company and their software. 

Jul 15, 2016

10 Tips for Establishing a Strong Social Presence in Your Online Class

For students and instructors, taking (or teaching) an online course can feel like an isolated activity. 

Nov 24, 2014

The UNC CAUSE Conference: It’s Not Just for Techies Anymore

By Yiling Chappelow, Stacy Gant, Marc Gracieux, Ashley Grantham, Laura Stephenson, Scott Watkins and Mark Wiest In late October, several DELTA team members traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina for the annual UNC CAUSE conference, a gathering of higher education IT professionals throughout the UNC system. The conference focused on several themes, including security and compliance,… 

Nov 10, 2010

Wimba Create (formerly Course Genie) License Expires 11/30/2010

The campus-wide license for Wimba Create (formerly Course Genie) expires on November 30, 2010 and will not be renewed. There is not enough use of the software on campus to justify the expense of maintaining the license. Unfortunately, Wimba recently changed their licensing policy and single-user licenses of Wimba Create are no longer available. Therefore,… 

Feb 22, 2010

ELI Spring Focus Session on Mobile Learning, March 3-4

DELTA and NCSU Libraries are co-hosting an exciting EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative event titled "Mobile Learning 2.0: The Next Phase of Innovation in Mobile" on March 3rd and 4th at DH Hill Library. 

Oct 23, 2009

Flu-Proof Your Course: Assignments

An assignment is due in your course, but a student is ill and unable to attend your class to submit it. What are you (and your student) to do? One obvious solution is to use email. You could direct your students to email their assignments to you as an attachment. While this is easy to…