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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. 

Map within the Spanish dialect app created with a DELTA Grant

Oct 27, 2022

DELTA Grant Used to Create Spanish Dialect App

How do you help students discern multiple dialects when learning a new language? Lecturer Inma Navarro, with the NC State Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, received a DELTA Grant to develop a better way for students to hear native speakers from different regions. 

The belltower stands among spring flowers.

Oct 27, 2022

Engage Students Socially in Course Texts with Perusall

If you wish you could increase student engagement with your course content in a social, user-friendly fashion, check out the Perusall tool! Students can post social/collaborative annotations to a wide range of content from articles and documents to videos and podcasts. It is now available in Moodle. 

Oct 27, 2022

Top Five Reasons to Embrace Moodle 4.0

DELTA Faculty Fellows Bevin Maultsby, Ph.D., and Carrol Warren, Ed.D, share their reflections about NC State’s recent upgrade to Moodle 4.0. You can read about their favorite new features and how they use them in their course designs. And, DELTA continues to offer support through their workshop offerings. 

Sep 27, 2022

DELTA Hosted Two Opportunities for Teaching Success this Summer

DELTA offered two programs this summer where attendees shared best practices, tips and tricks, and new strategies for implementing technology in their courses. Digital Learning Program Coordinator Jenn Scoggins details the annual Summer Shorts in Instructional Technologies and WolfWare Boot Camp, Moodle and More!