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About Victoria Brown

Dr. Victoria Brown is the Assistant Provost for eLearning. She is responsible for the administration of the University’s new Center for eLearning. In this capacity, Dr. Brown collaborates with FAU’s 10 colleges, as well as its schools, departments and faculty to facilitate new eLearning courses and programs, and enhance existing courses. Learn more about Dr. Brown.

Protecting Academic Integrity within Online Courses

As the new semester is launching, this is a good time to think about protecting the academic integrity of the online courses. Research does indicate that online students violate academic integrity at the same rates as the face-to-face students. Therefore, it is important to ensure the quality of the degrees offered at FAU by proactively [...]

Welcome Back for Fall 2018!

So much has changed this summer! FAU is welcoming the Provost Bret Danilowicz! He understands the importance of distance learning. Increasing online courses and degrees is one of the five growth areas for FAU! The Center for eLearning worked over the summer towards offering more services to better serve both the faculty, student support services, [...]

Congratulations! 2018 Excellence in eLearning Award Winners

Each year, the participation in this award event grows. This year, 33 nominees represented 7 FAU colleges and 19 departments. The winner's submitted proposals went through an extensive review process. The 2018 FAU eLearning Awards Committee included FAU eLearning Advisory Board members, former FAU Excellence in eLearning Award winners, and other highly qualified members of the [...]

FAU’s Technology Showcase a Success

What a day at the Davie Campus! The Center for eLearning in partnership with the Office of Instructional Technology hosted the 2018 Technology Showcase. Faculty presented on wonderful topics. The ACT grant was announced through a presentation with the Center for eLearning staff. The Center staff set up a gaming station and virtual demonstration. By [...]

FAU’s Center for eLearning Received the Outstanding Service Award from the College of Education

In a moving ceremony Friday afternoon, the College of Education at the COE Faculty Senate presented the Appreciation for Outstanding Service by Dean Bristor to the Center for eLearning. In her comments to the Faculty Senate, she praised the Center for the support given to the education faculty in the design of courses and for [...]

The Library Partners with the Center for eLearning to Reduce Textbook Costs

The cost of textbooks is an important influential factor in whether students succeed or not in classes. Each semester, students make decisions as to whether or not to buy textbooks or pay the access codes for eBooks. These decisions impact the grades of the students as they progress towards completing their degrees. In the past, [...]

FAU Leading the Way in Supporting Online Students!

The Center for eLearning is sponsoring an  eLearning Appreciative Advising Workshop for the front-line staff and advisors here at FAU in how to support and engage online students with student support units across the campus. Ben Forche is the guest presenter for the 2 days full of workshops at the Center for eLearning. Over 115 individuals from [...]

FAU Team at FDLA Conference

The Center for eLearning took a great team to the Florida Distance Learning Association Conference in Orlando. Three FAU eLearning Award winners presented at the conference on best practices for engaging students. The instructional designer and the research teams presented on instructional design strategies and innovations. FAU presenter received two awards. Dr. Michelle Vaughan: Innovative [...]

Congratulations for Best Online in U.S. News and World Report!

Three FAU colleges ranked in the top 100 in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings for Best Online Graduate Programs. The College of Nursing ranked 39 for 2018 “Best Online Nursing Program” and the top ranked program in Florida’s State University System. The College of Business ranked 42 in “Best online MBA Programs” [...]

Starting the New Year with a Focus on Students

At the Center for eLearning, we have always believed that everything we do improves the student’s experience. This focus on students will take a new direction this year. Starting in 2018, the Center for eLearning will have a student advisory board as part of the strategic plan. This group of students will be able [...]