Staff share ideas about innovation, best practices

Share this:

Group of educators holding coffee and talking.
Owen Guthrie (left), acting eCampus director, and Devin Drown (right), a faculty member in the Department of Biology and Wildlife, share their insights about online education.

UAF eCampus staff and Devin Drown, a faculty member in the Department of Biology and Wildlife, presented at the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate conference in Orlando, Florida on Nov. 16. OLC Accelerate is devoted to driving quality online learning, advancing best practice guidance and accelerating innovation. UAF staff and faculty presented about creating rich media for courses and developing online programs.



  • Karina Gonzales-Smith

    Communications Manager
    Karina has worked in higher education for over 14 years. Her passion for learning began at an early age when she learned how to speak English after moving from the tropic to the Arctic. Since then Karina has moved from one classroom to another — on campus, online, or overseas. She’s an alumna of UAF and UAA where she studied biology, psychology, and public health. Karina currently teaches for the Allied Health program in the UAF College of Rural and Community Development. She deeply values connecting with people, and her role as Communications Manager allows her to be an authentic, creative, and supportive champion of equity in education.

Recent Posts