Welcome

UAF eLearning & Distance Education (part of the University of Alaska Fairbanks) partners with academic departments and programs to offer quality education with flexible options, enabling a dispersed, diverse population of students to achieve their educational goals through excellent content connected to contemporary skills and literacies.


Register for Courses

Registration is open for Fall 2014. We invite you to look around the site, learn more and register for courses.


Minor in Leadership

UAF’s new leadership minor, available fall 2014, is designed to strengthen graduates’ abilities to lead and contribute effectively in both the public and private sphere. Multiple tracks are available to appeal to a wide range of students:

  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Military Science
  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Political Science
  • To learn how eLearning can help you earn this minor, contact Brighton Brooks, our academic advisor: brighton.brooks@alaska.edu or 907.479.4706


    eLearning Sites

    What we do at UAF eLearning does not fit on one site. Discover more about UAF eLearning:

    idesign transparentiDesign – This site includes reviews, information on faculty consultation and links to innovation award results.


    iteachuiTeachU – A training resource and informational site for UAF faculty.

    CITE Fellows ProgramCITE Fellows – The “Chancellor’s Program for Innovation in Technology and Elearning” recruits, prepares and supports dedicated teaching faculty in innovation in the field of online education.

    communityCommunity – View open courses as well as UAF courses using WordPress for content management.

    digital beards transparent logoDigital Beards – Podcasts created by UAF eLearning on Education Technology. Learn how to cartoon from Jamie Smith.

    Recent News

    Teaching Tip: Interactive Video

    PopcornMaker is a free to use, drag-and-drop video editor that makes mashups easy, even with multiple types of media. With this tool video can be transformed into a more interactive medium. Instructors can use it to pause a video mid-stream and pose a question for deeper thinking, add pop-up translations where necessary and provide additional […]

    PechaFlickr Returns to UAF

    UAF eLearning will again be hosting routine PechaFlickr events on campus, this semester at Arctic Java, the new coffee shop in the renovated Wood Center. PechaFlickr is a program designed to scour Flickr and choose images that have been tagged with a random topic (chosen by the audience). The storyteller(s) then proceeds to tell a […]

    2013-14 Digital Annual Report

    Because we had such a fun year, we wanted to make a version of our annual report that was fun to read: http://reports.community.uaf.edu/ It’s important to note that we could not have achieved all that we did without the support of our students, faculty, their departments, and UAF administrators. As classes begin for fall 2014 […]

    Teaching Tip: Course Promotion

    Is your department counting on you to bring new students into the discipline? Are your class sizes smaller than you’d like? Often times being listed on the course schedule isn’t enough. Here are some ideas to increase enrollment and visibility of your class. 1. Hook Your Students Tell your current class about the other courses […]
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    New Courses

    Intro to Emergency Management has been added to UAF’s online offerings for fall 2014. This course introduces students to the vocabulary and core components of emergency management. The instructor, retired UAF Police Chief Sean McGee, will discuss the importance of this growing field, which is changing rapidly as result of an increase in frequency, complexity […] Show More