Distance Education Open House

CTAHR Faculty and Staff met together in February 2014 to discuss eLearning tools and to share experiences when teaching online courses.

NREM 210 / PEPS 210

Introduction to Environmental Science, taught by Dr. Brent Sipes and Dr. Janice Uchida is an asynchronous course taught via Laulima. Learn more about NREM/PEPS 210 on the Portfolio page.

TPSS 475 / NREM 475

Plant Nutrient Diagnosis, taught by Dr. Susan Miyasaka, is an asynchronous and synchronous course taught through a CTAHR module website, and Blackboard Collaborate for meetings. Learn more about TPSS 475 / NREM 475 on the Portfolio page.
Bee Smart

Project: Bee Smart

This virtual field trip on agricultural pollination is the first in a series of electronic field trips covering important issues facing agriculture and food systems, and natural resource management in the State of Hawaii. To know more CTAHR projects, please view the Portfolio.


Camtasia is a screencapture tool which creates video recordings of what you do on your own computer screen, and allows you voiceover a narration to detail your actions. Learn more about Camtasia on our Resources page.

Adobe Captivate

Captivate is a great software for creating interactive presentations and online quizzes to help students self-assess their content knowledge. Learn more about Adobe Captivate on our Resources page.

Welcome to our website. We are the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources' Distance Education Program. We are a new program that recently began in Fall 2013. We serve CTAHR's instructional faculty and staff and assist them with the administration of distance learning courses and extension programs.

Here on our website, you will be able to learn more about our program, the services we offer, and about current and upcoming projects. You can also download various resources, and schedule an appointment to meet with us to discuss any questions you may have or to initiate your own distance learning project.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you are able to find what you're searching for. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

- CTAHR Distance Education Program


Distance Education Office

3050 Maile Way
Gilmore Hall 118
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-9380

Distance Education Coordinator

Kellie Taguchi

Graduate Assistant

Ya-Yun Yang