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UAA Academic Innovation and eLearning (AI&e) supports the UAA learning environment by fostering quality instructional practices, innovations and technologies. The AI&e team consists of instructional designers, developers, multimedia specialists and student support personnel.  We support faculty and students in eLearning, ePortfolio, Robust Online Learning Programs and provide professional development opportunities for all of UAA and our rural campuses.


quality matters logo  6th Edition QM Education Rubric is coming


The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric will switch editions, effective July 1, 2018!  The current 5th Edition will be used until June 29, 2018, and closed out on June 30.  The new 6th Edition will begin use on July 2, 2018, with a changeover on July 1. 

All professional development sessions beginning on or after July 2 that reference the QM Rubric will use the Sixth Edition. By participating in QM professional development this summer, you can get up to speed with the revised Rubric and maintain momentum with delivering on your online promise.

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Learn more about eWolf ePortfolio and how it can serve to augment your teaching and learning in creative, collaborative, and reflective ways.



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Thank you to the following faculty for investing your time by participating in an accessiblity intensive this month. Your commitment and dedication to increasing accessibility in your courses is inspiring!  

Janelle Sikorski UAA Geological Sciences
Tracey Burke UAA Social Work
Corrie Whitmore UAA Health Sciences
Maria F. Ippolito UAA Psychology
Lisa L. Schwarzburg UAA Health Sciences
Brandon Briggs UAA Biological Sciences
Andreas Veh KPC Arts & Sciences 
Elizabeth (Libby) Eufemio KOD Alaska Native Studies
Toby Long KPC Physical Sciences
Barbara Brown KOD Education

To learn more about how to make your courses accessible call or email our instructional designers at (907) 786-4496 or via email

Complete the Free Rubric Update

image of a 6th edition quality matters rubric workbookRegister for the free, self-paced Rubric Update session. It’s available to all members that have a MyQM account and have completed a QM training. The update may be completed before December 31, 2018 for free but fees will apply in 2019. The Rubric Update is required for the following QM roles: Peer Reviewers, Master Reviewers, Online Facilitators, Face-to-Face Facilitators, Course Review Managers and QM Coordinators. Register for the Rubric Update

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AI&e Relocating for the Summer!

You can find the Academic Innovations & eLearning Team in the University Center (UC130) for the remainder of the summer. Phone and email contact remains the same: (907) 786-4496 Email: uaa_ai@alaska.edu  Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

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