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Jun 5, 2024

Caitlin McKeown Recognized With Provost’s Award For Accessibility Efforts

The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost honored Lead Instructional Designer for Digital Learning Caitlin McKeown with a 2024 Provost’s Unit Award for Excellence at a ceremony held in March at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library. McKeown was one of five staff members from across the university recognized with the award.  McKeown… 

Spring flowers near Talley Student Union.

Apr 25, 2024

Finish Strong: Reflecting and Planning Ahead

As the semester draws to a close, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on the effectiveness of your courses and start planning improvements for future semesters. Use this checklist to guide reflection on critical components of course design and find resources to help you make revisions.  We also invite you to join us for lunch… 

graphic image of brick courtyard with NC State logo in the center and a person riding a bike across the brickyard

Apr 25, 2024

Introducing Moodle 4.3

Learn about the new features and how they can help you plan and organize your course content to foster student engagement and success! This version of Moodle contains many improvements featuring everything from enhanced grading experiences to bulk editing. 

A student in a classroom wears a virtual reality headset.

Mar 27, 2024

Immersive VR Tours Promote Inclusive Recreation

Using student-created virtual reality (VR) tours to explore recreation activities throughout North Carolina, this grant helped promote VR experiences as a fun and engaging form of recreation. 

May 23, 2023

DELTA Grant Deliverables Promote Student Success in Obtaining Ph.D. Degree in Statistics

DELTA Grant produces self-paced refresher modules in the form of video tutorials and complex 2 and 3D graphics to provide a bridge into this foundational course that is required to earn a Ph.D. in statistics. 

Graphic of new organizational structure for DELTA's MPS group

Mar 27, 2023

Changes for DELTA’s Media Production Services

DELTA’s Media Production Services has a new organizational structure with new team names! The new unit name — Enterprise Digital Media — and structure allows DELTA’s professional resources to better support the university and reflect the scope of new technologies. 

illusatration of wolf snapping

Mar 15, 2023

WolfSNAPS: Inclusive Teaching

This short, focused, asynchronous training is for faculty or graduate students who want to incorporate principles of inclusive teaching to meet the needs of students from diverse backgrounds into their online or hybrid course. Eight additional WolfSNAPS sessions on online course design best practices are also available in Reporter. 

Copper wolves stand by the walkway to Stafford Commons and Talley Student Center. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Jan 18, 2023

Teaching Tech Tips: Moving and Hiding in Bulk via Mass Actions Block

Do you wish you could move multiple resources in Moodle at once? Would you like to be able to select a group of Moodle activities and hide them all simultaneously? Then the Mass Actions Block is your new friend!  Teaching Scenario: You teach face-to-face one day each week and then meet students one day each… 

Dec 15, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Making Hyperlinks More Accessible

Hyperlinks are an easy way to link students directly to useful internal and external resources, and it is common to see hyperlinks in digital course materials and communication. However, hyperlinks can cause accessibility problems for some students if they are not formatted in an accessible way. Follow these key guidelines to ensure accessibility: Embed your… 

A photo of the team working together to capture an image of an object

Nov 28, 2022

The Gregg Uses DELTA Grant to Create 3D Models and Scans

Using a DELTA Grant, the Gregg Museum collaborated with the NC State College of Design to capture enhanced images of several of its textiles using photogrammetry and digital 3D models.