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 for Spring 2015 will open November 10 but we invite you to look around the site, learn more and look at some available 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

    Thanksgiving Closure

    The eLearning offices will be closed for the holiday beginning 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 26. The offices, including the Exam Center, will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 1. Please note that the Exam Center will not be offering its usual extended hours on Wednesday, November 26.

    How to Manage Multiple Google Accounts

    University of Alaska faculty, staff and students all have an official UA google@alaska.edu account and many of us also have consumer Google accounts for personal or professional reasons. It can be frustrating and not very efficient to log in and out of your accounts to manage applications like Calendar and YouTube, so how can you […]

    Service Learning

    Adds Depth & Increases Engagement Use service learning in your course to help students gain perspective. As an instructor, you strive to encourage students to learn, strengthen their understanding by adding depth to their knowledge, and give them real world experience through service learning. Service  learning is another facet of active learning. Ask students to […]

    National Contest Targets Alaska’s Heavy Oil

    Students from across the country now have a chance to collaborate on ways to produce Alaska’s heavy oil. Participants in UAF’s Petroleum Engineering Challenge will solve the problem of producing heavy oil from a typical North Slope reservoir. The thick, dense oil isn’t easily extracted with traditional production wells. The winning team will be awarded […]
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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