Instructional Design

The art of systematically creating instructional materials and learning frameworks that engage learners and make the acquisition of knowledge effective and efficient.

University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA)

University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)

University of Alaska Southeast (UAS)


Instructional designers across the UA system:

  • Work closely with Disability Services and the Office of Information Technology to test and implement accessible technology and software.
  • Promote Universal Design Learning principles as a way to benefit all students, not just those needing accommodations.
  • Provide faculty with working templates (syllabi, calendar, etc.) that follow WCAG 2.0 guidelines.
  • Support instructors through training on creating accessible materials and assistance addressing accommodations when informed of barriers to student access.