University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Welcome to AI&e!

    We promote teaching, learning, and student success by fostering innovative and pedagogically sound instructional practices, supporting students and faculty in distance education initiatives, and managing academic technologies.

    AI&e Team

Aspire to learn. Invest in students. Evolve your pedagogy.

Captioning Resources Free for Faculty

AI&e is thrilled to offer all UAA faculty access to video captioning for course video, done by humans to the 99% level, at no cost to you or your department. Captioning is done through 3Play Media. The process is simple:

  1. Log into Blackboard
  2. Created Media Item (Kaltura)
  3. Tag the video properly:
  • UAA, School/Dept, Last Name, Course, 3Play
  • {Your Tags}

Then submit your request for captions using this UAA Video Captioning Form. 

For more information regarding guidelines, reach out to AI&e at or by calling 786-6219. Don’t delay!  AI&e’s funding for this service will end July 2020. 

Tech Fellows 2020: Application Window Open

The Technology Fellows Program is a longstanding learning community that fosters student success through sound course design and integration of technology to enhance both teaching and learning. The 2020 Tech Fellow cohort will focus on inclusive course design and delivery strategies that welcome UAA’s students, reduce barriers to online learning, and encourage respect and understanding of diverse groups.
The application window is open from January 10 to February 17, 2020. Applicants will be notified about acceptance into the program on/by March 2, 2020. Tech Fellows receive a stipend upon completion of their course project. 
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Screencast-O-Matic is Back!

Screencast-O-Matic, a popular web-based tool that allows you to quickly and easily create screencasts for instructional materials. The newest, Pro level version of Screencast-O-Matic has resolved previous accessibility concerns. You can access the AI&e Pro version with these instructions. If you are new to the tool, log in and try it out.  Visit the Screencast-o-Matic tutorials for assistance or contact AI&e’s Instructional Designer team at 786-6219 or email to

eLearning Faculty Notice:

If you're teaching an online course this semester, please don't forget to complete the eLearning Faculty Information Form. Once submitted, an eLearning staff member will follow up with you.

eLearning Faculty Information Form


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