Director’s Message

Melody Buckner, Associate Vice Provost of Digital Learning Initiatives and Online Education, stands in front of the education building

Welcome to Digital Learning

I want to personally welcome you to the Digital Learning website. I hope you will explore these webpages to learn about the services we offer faculty, students and staff at the University of Arizona. Our main mission is to assist faculty as they create online courses for Arizona Online’s fully online programs. Our team is dedicated to the development of exciting, engaging online learning environments where students can actively participate with content, faculty and peers. Through our conversations with faculty, departments across campus, administrators and students, the Digital Learning team develops dynamic instructional materials along with the integration of technology. We also support innovations in instructional technologies for all of campus and support many technologies adopted by the University.

Innovation in learning is a journey, and we believe it takes a commitment to positive relationships with all who travel along the road to create better experiences for our students. With this in mind, our success will be measured by the ability of our faculty to inspire students through quality course design along with innovations in online teaching and learning methods. We are here to support faculty who are in search of an unrelenting approach to teaching, learning and research in the arena of online education.

Enjoy your time exploring our website and If you have any questions, comments or innovations you would like to share, please feel free to contact me.

Melody Buckner
Associate Vice Provost for Digital Learning and Online Education