Welcome

UAF eLearning & Distance Education partners with University of Alaska Fairbanks 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 for Summer 2015 is open. See a list of available courses.


Minor in Leadership

UAF’s new leadership minor 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

    Summer Financial Aid

    Summer is on its way! If you are taking eLearning-supported courses, take advantage of the following financial aid options: Sweet Summer Deal The Sweet Summer Deal (SSD) is financial aid offered through Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning (SSLL) and eLearning & Distance Education. SSD offers summer students the opportunity to enroll in up to 14 […]

    Where to Find Instructor Feedback

    This week’s Teaching Tip shows faculty what a student sees when looking for feedback inside of Blackboard. You, however, can use it to learn more about how to see feedback from your instructor in Blackboard: The Care & Feeding of Progress.

    10 Ways to Give Your Peers Better Feedback

    Giving constructive feedback to help improve someone’s work isn’t always easy. Comments such as “I really liked it” or “I didn’t get it” don’t help the originator make improvements. Here are 10 suggestions students might consider when giving comments to their peers. Be thorough. Consider the difference between spelling, grammar, and formatting edits and constructive […]

    Instructional Designer’s art chosen for KUAC poster

    UAF eLearning instructional designers support the university’s faculty in course development, offer cutting-edge training opportunities and much more. Outside of business hours the creativity keeps flowing. Jennifer Moss, on the instructional design team, has been voted as this year’s KUAC poster artist! She will be signing copies of “Caribou Night” from noon to 4pm March […]
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    New Courses

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