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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! 

Moodle roadmap screenshot from CSC 111

Sep 26, 2022

Moodle Roadmap Plug-In: Developed at NC State and Available to the World

NC State faculty now have access to the Moodle Roadmap tool. Courses in which mastery of material in one unit is imperative for success in the following unit are excellent ones to incorporate Roadmap. Preliminary studies show student success increases when they feel empowered to self-regulate their academic journey. 

DELTA Express Grants.

Jul 29, 2022

DELTA Offers Express Grants for Fall 2022

DELTA Express Grants for Fall 2022 have been announced! We are excited to offer two grant types this fall — 3D Object Scanning Grant and Instructional Tools Grant. The proposal submission system will be open from Aug. 22 - Sept. 16. 

Jul 29, 2022

DELTA Supports Development of New Textile Reverse-Engineering Course

A DELTA Grant supported the development of a new online graduate-level textile course which focused on the reverse-engineering of products. The resulting deliverables for this course were presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Conference in June. 

Jun 28, 2022

Spice Up Your Summer with “Recipes for Teaching Success”

Registration is now open for DELTA’s Summer Shorts program “Recipes for Teaching Success” and Boot Camp: Moodle and More! You can register for individual sessions, which are available Aug. 15 - Aug. 19 between 9 - 4 p.m., in a hybrid format. These sessions focus on NC State’s innovative academic instructional technologies. 

Jun 27, 2022

DELTA Instructional Tools Grants: Efficient and Impactful

The DELTA team provided innovative solutions to course content delivery challenges through Instructional Tools Grants during the 2021-2022 academic year. These express grants are completed in just one semester and provide course improvements to facilitate student success. 

Jun 22, 2022

Course Design with Accessibility in Mind

Lead Instructional Designer Caitlin McKeown presented at the Join the Journey: 2022 Digital Accessibility Conference offering tips on accessible course design. She shared her expertise on best practices for making all course content available to all students.