Aika develops and implements UBCx, open learning and non-degree initiatives, including MOOCs (massive open online courses), professional certificates, micro-bachelors and micro-masters. Working in partnership with UBC faculties, she delivers online programming that promotes UBC excellence to the local and international communities.
She conducts market research and needs assessments, and consults stakeholders to design, develop, maintain and evaluate programs to attract new learners. As a member of the Academic Services team, Aika improves learning through online learning management systems and virtual technologies. She also helps administer funding call initiatives, including the Continuous Learning Advancement Fund (CLAF).