""NBC Learn Higher Ed is a collection of more than 21,000 videos, documents, and images that can be incorporated into classroom lectures and online teaching materials. The stories on NBC Learn Higher Ed are two-to-six minutes in length and designed so that faculty can provide students access to digital content that is engaging, inspiring, and relevant to their daily lives. In addition to its rich collection of primary-source newscasts from the NBC archive, NBC Learn Higher Ed is updated daily with the latest and current events videos from NBC News and its portfolio. The resources enable faculty to use real-world case studies and keep students up-to-date on the latest developments in their fields. NBC Learn is integrated with the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) to allow easy embedding of media anywhere the rich text editor is available in Canvas.

Curriculum Alignment Service

For instructors at UAB, NBC Learn offers complimentary curriculum alignments so you can determine the resources that best fit your course. Simply email a syllabus to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete this form, and the NBC Learn Curriculum Team will return the document with links and summaries of related videos embedded.

How to Access NBC Learn

There are four ways for instructors and students to access NBC Learn at UAB.

NBC Learn Instructor Training


Group, one-on-one, or virtual sessions are available to faculty.

NBC Learn Technical Support

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