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 Spring 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.

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