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

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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