Integrating Play & Passion into Online Learning

In this seminar, Professor Rob Prince discusses his efforts to create uniquely engaging online courses using props, humor, and discussions. From puppets to a spacesuit and his DeLorean, Rob uses every possible tool at his disposal to energize his students and set his...

Trauma-informed practices for finals

For some of us, the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the deepest experiences of trauma we’ve had. Trauma can be defined as “any experience in which a person’s internal resources are not adequate to cope with external stressors” (Hoch et al., 2015). Between the pandemic, a...

Share your Feedback

We’d like to create more opportunities like this Trauma-Informed Pedagogy Workshop and to do that, we’d like your feedback. What did you take away from your experience? What do you want more of, please fill out the form below, or open the link here, and...

Trauma-Informed Pedagogy — Part 2

On November 19th, Jody Hassel engaged UAF faculty and other participants in dialogue around trauma-informed pedagogy. This workshop was part 2 of 2 in a series sponsored by UAF’s Faculty Learning Community on Trauma-Informed Pedagogy. View the workshop and...

Trauma-Informed Pedagogy Workshop — Part 1

On November 17th, Linda Thai offered a 2-hour workshop on Trauma-Informed Practices, sponsored by the University of Alaska Faculty Learning Community on Trauma-Informed Pedagogy. See the recordings of this 2-hour workshop and 1-hour Q&A below. You can also...

Workshop Details

See workshop recordings and resources.On November 17th and 19th, UAF welcomes trauma-informed practice teachers Jody Hassel and Linda Thai for a workshop on Trauma-Informed Pedagogy. This 2-day, 4-hour workshop with Jody Hassel and Linda Thai is for all UAF faculty,...

Demystifying trauma-informed teaching

When students enter the classroom, they come with a backpack of experiences – some positive and some not so positive. Trauma-informed teaching helps us recognize the societal, systemic and family impacts on students, including various forms of societal oppression...

Building community in a virtual world

There is a common misconception that it’s harder for students to feel connected when they can’t meet in person, or that distance-based learning is inherently less impactful for students. Although this may apply in some cases, it’s up to the instructor or facilitator...

We are more than floating heads

Trauma, anxiety, and depression impact us cognitively, emotionally, and physically. Trauma-informed approaches to pedagogy allow us to take a more holistic, embodied approach to the teaching and learning processes. Read more to learn strategies of embodied and trauma-informed pedagogy to better support students.

10 Days of Google 2020

Welcome to this year’s 10 Days of Google event. Each day we will be focusing on an aspect of Google tools, starting with Google Classroom. Our sessions will be live via Google Meet and they will be recorded for viewing later. Please find the schedule of topics...

Mac Video Editing (Screenflow)

Learn how to efficiently edit your DIY videos using a Mac device and the Screenflow media editing tool. Media Studio Production Designer Eric Lonn and Instructional Designer Sean Hollard will teach you how to edit out clips, add intro and closing slides, and...

Course Spotlight – SWK 305

Join eCampus instructional designers and selected faculty as we take a peek into their quality online courses at UAF. Every month we will be presenting a new online course and hosting a Q/A session via Zoom. Have a look inside other courses on our course showcase...

Explain Everything

Explain Everything is an interactive whiteboard app, perfect for recording unique and engaging instructional videos. Join Media Studio Production Designer Eric Lonn to explore the capabilities and best uses of this tool.

Video Editing and Publication

Make your DIY videos more professional in post-production using media editing tools. Learn more about your options for editing and publication from Media Studio Production Designer Eric Lonn. 

Best Practices for Media Recording

Recording your own instructional content at home? Want tips on lighting, staging, tools, and more? Join Media Studio Production Designer Eric Lonn to learn how to turn your home recording space into the best media studio it can be! 

Supporting Student Mental Health

Learn about successful, evidence-based practices for supporting students’ mental health across the curriculum at UAF. This Community Seminar was hosted by Mat Wooller, Director of Alaska Stable Isotope Facility and founder of UAF’s The Well, Jen Peterson,...

Incorporating Career Development into Courses

Amanda White, Program Director of Applied Management, and Madara Mason, Associate Director of Teaching and Learning at UAF eCampus, hosted a Community Seminar on “Incorporating Career Development into Courses.” They share about how to infuse small...

Discovery-Based Group Learning

Gordon Williams, Professor of Mathematics, hosted a Community Seminar on “Discovery-Based Group Learning,” highlighting the techniques he has used in his UAF courses to keep students engaged in group projects. Dr. Williams shares about facilitating...

Contract-Based Grading

Sarah Stanley, Director of University Writing, and Deborah Rinio, Instructor in Library Sciences, hosted a June 2020 seminar on “Contract-Based Grading.” In addition to sharing applications of this collaborative approach to grading in their own courses,...

MATH 122 Spotlight Course

https://media.uaf.edu/media/t/0_yl4ut88r Edited recording from June 26, 2020 with Dr. Latrice Bowman and MATH 122 Spotlight, Essential Precalculus with Applications.Dr. Latrice Bowman is an experienced online instructor and mathematician. She has been teaching for...

Course Spotlight – ART 262

Join eCampus instructional designers and selected faculty as we take a peek into their quality online courses at UAF. We present a new online course and hosting a Q/A session via Zoom for each Course Spotlight. Have a look inside other courses on our course showcase...

Course Spotlight – MUS 200

Recording from August 7, 2020 Course Spotlight. Lisa Kljaich has been teaching online for a long time. Originally, her Explorations in Music was a combined exploration with Art and Theater but over the years, the course has been split into a more focused experience...

Course Spotlight – ART/COJO 464/664

Recording from July 24, 2020 Course Spotlight. Jason is a professional photographer who teaches a variety of advanced photography courses for the Art Department and for Communications & Journalism. Students get hands-on highly technical instruction through his...

Course Spotlight – EDSE/PSY 488/648

Jenn Wagaman talks about her EDSE/PSY 448/648 course, Understanding FASD – Designs and Intervention Strategies: Edited Recording from July 10, 2020. This cross-listed course stays focused with clear objectives, an extremely comprehensive syllabus, and a simple...

Course Spotlight – BIOL 371

Friday, June 26, 2020, 10-11am Join Zoom Session Join us to talk with Diane Wagner and tour her BIOL 371, Principles of Ecology course! more information coming...

Course Spotlight – BIOL 103

https://media.uaf.edu/media/t/0_29lfjmeqEdited Recording from June 12, 2020As the instructor for a non-major GER science course, Anja has a lot of students that come with apprehensions about doing well in a lab course, especially a distance lab course. Her friendly...

iTeach Juneau 2020

Agenda Join us in Slack Tuesday, March 17 Time Topic Presenter 9-9:30 Introductions Kendell 9:30-10:30 Engaging Students at a Distance Kendell 10:30-10:40 BREAK N/A 10:40-11:00 Case Study: Student Engagement Heidi 11:00-12:00 Student Discussion and Collaboration...

12 days of Google

Dec 3-6, 9-13, 16-18 11:30 am-noon 130 Bunnell or join us online on zoom at web link On the first day of Google my eCampus gave to me: Tues, 12/3 Advice for Google Search Try out some easy strategies for searching in Google to get better results, faster. recording...