University of Alaska Anchorage

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Teaching Support

If you're working on revising your course, instructional designers can help you think through ways to adapt course components and identify academic technologies that will best support you and your students during alternate course delivery. AI&e staff are working remotely. Email the ID team at


#Pivot, Tech Fellows, and #Pivot 2: The learning continues in our summer learning communities

The Fall Teaching Academy was held August 17-19: Fall Teaching Academy is an annual event designed to provide faculty development and instructional support opportunities before classes start. Sessions were led by faculty and staff colleagues, experts working in faculty development and instructional design, institutional leaders, and more. Save the Date for the Winter Teaching Academy: January 7-8. 

Quality Matters workshops "dedicated" for the UA System will be in one-day (6-8 hour) virtual format

Summer Accessibility Series Recordings

Video Captioning Offer

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, click UAA tab
  2. Click My Media (Kaltura)
  3. Click Add New, Media Upload, choose video file to upload
  4. Name, add tags, and save

Next, submit your request for captions using this UAA Video Captioning Form. AI&e’s funding for this service has been extended to January 2021.

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Screencast-O-Matic is a popular web-based tool that allows you to quickly and easily create screencast videos for instruction. The Pro level version of Screencast-O-Matic has no recording length limit and easy editing options. You can access the AI&e Pro version with these instructions. The free version of Screencast-o-Matic is a great option for your students. Visit the Screencast-o-Matic tutorials for assistance or contact AI&e’s Instructional Designer team at Our Creating Videos page includes general information about other tools that you can use to create, caption, and share videos.

UAA Faculty / Staff Calendar




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