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 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

    Holiday Closure

    UAF eLearning’s Exam Center will close at 2pm on December 24, 2014, and will reopen at 8am on January 5. Happy holidays to all staff, faculty and students!

    Automation Tool Makes Life Easier

    Our lives are complicated and technology sometimes complicates it more rather than simplifying it. However, we can turn a frustrating series of tasks into a single task by using If This Then That (IFTTT), a powerful tool that allows you to automate actions based on a trigger and a resulting action. IFTTT can currently hook […]

    Final Exam Hours

    The UAF eLearning Exam Center will be open for final exams from 7am until 7pm from December 11 through December 18 (not including the weekend). For the best testing environment, plan to avoid peak exam times by arriving for your exam prior to 11am or after 3pm. Remember that you must arrive in time to […]

    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.
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    New Courses

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