Canvas II Workshop

Included is a recording of our Canvas Level 2 workshop. This presentation covers topics that include: Assignments with external tools including Google Docs SpeedGrader and the gradebook Grade schemes Groups Peer Reviews...

January 2021 6-8 Barnraising Schedule

This workshop is ‘help right when you need it’ for developing your online or hybrid course. Join UAF eCampus instructional designers for a facilitated “barn raising,” which lays out a set of tasks and deadlines for you to get your course online and ready...

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! 

Bridging Social Divides with 21st Century Learners

Examine the psychological impacts of attention-grabbing media and how this correlates to students’ maintaining attention and motivation in their college courses. How can we as faculty design our courses to recognize and integrate the online contexts that...

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...

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...

iTeach Online Workshop

iTeach Online is a cohort-based workshop where faculty work on building their courses in the company of their peers. Attention to best practices, course alignment, student engagement and usability are emphasized. Synchronous sessions allow for cohort building and tool practice.

Growing Accessibility: Corn-sider New Options

August 12th-15th, 19th-22nd 12:00-12:30pm 131 Bunnell or Virtual via Zoom Join the UAF eCampus Designers for Growing Accessibility, an eight-day series of short sessions focused on ways to immediately integrate accessibility into your workflow.   Sign in using this...

iTeach Live Interviews

UAF eCampus’s iTeach is an in-person event for UAF faculty interested in exploring pedagogy, technology, and online learning. Over the course of multiple days, UAF faculty are invited to work closely with the eCampus instructional design team to explore course...

Storytelling as Teaching

Storytelling is a powerful tool for communicating a message. How can you leverage this power in your teaching? Whose stories are shared — yours? Students’? In this workshop, we’ll look at examples of how and where storytelling can be most impactful...

Practice object-based teaching

Though I’ve long practiced the technique of Object-Based Teaching (OBT) in face-to-face and online classrooms alike, I’d never really looked into the scholarship behind it until recently. I’d also not really considered the pedagogical principles behind it, nor whether my pedagogy needed any scrutiny and modification. It turns out that there were some aspects of my practice I needed to modify.

Innovation During Lean Times

This session is about finding ways to put new ideas into motion when time, resources, and energy are low. Let’s have a conversation about strategies you can employ to innovate during lean times.