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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.

Congratulations to the Design Team at the Center for eLearning

Fall semester was a tough one for the instructional design team at the Center for eLearning. A record number of courses were requesting eDesign services, attending professional development, using open labs and participating in eCertification training. The team also absorbed 214 course migrations from Blackboard into Canvas. Not only did the team handle this huge [...]

Stay Tuned for FL SUS 2025 Online Education Plan Accomplishments

During 2016, a committee of distance learning leaders from the Florida University System has been doing extensive work to implement the 2025 Online Education Plan approved by the Innovation and Online Committee for the Florida Board of Governors (BOG). The 49 tactics crossed three areas: access, affordability, and quality. To accomplish the work on these [...]

Congratulations to the College of Business

Other good news for FAU is the College of Business tied at 32 for Best Online Graduate Programs excluding MBA in the US News and World Report Rankings. The rankings are based on faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, student engagement, and admissions selectivity. The area with the highest rankings was faculty credentials [...]

Congratulations to the College of Nursing!

The rankings are in for the Best Online Master’s Program from the US News and World Reports. Florida Atlantic University ranked 43rd tied with Florida State University in the United States. That ranking is the highest of any College of Nursing in the state of Florida. The rankings are based on peer assessments, faculty credentials [...]

Center for eLearning Getting Onboard with Healthy Owls Challenge

Calling on online FAU Owls to participate in the FAU healthy campus challenge! Take part in a 3-part social media healthy challenge. Post a picture of yourself eating healthy fruits and vegetables. The post another picture on the move. Finally, a picture of yourself enjoying a post-final, restful activity to #HEALTHYOWLSCHALLENGE. Every participant gets a [...]

Online Education Supports Improved Time to Graduation Rates

As the debate about distance education fee continues, leaders in the field are beginning to explore additional questions around the value of online courses within our distance education programs. At the same time, post-secondary institutions are pressured to ensure students are graduating in four years. This has led to the following question: Do online courses [...]

What is the Cost of Development and Delivery of Online Courses?

The Affordability Workgroup of the SUS 2025 Online Education Strategic Plan Implementation Committee was charged by the Steering Committee to determine the cost of distance learning. The charge was a direct result of the Florida Legislature capping the distance learning fee at $30. To arrive at the cost was an interesting journey for everyone involved. [...]

HonorLock Showcases New Integrity Software at FDLA

At the Florida Distance Learning Association, HonorLock presented a new integrity software product to a very receptive audience.  HonorLock was founded by two FAU alumni as a solution for challenges faculty faced in protecting the academic integrity of their online classes. Their ingenious idea won TechRunway at FAU. With the support of TechRunway mentors, the [...]

Canvas is Due to Launch Spring 2017

Are you teaching an online course in the Spring? The Center for eLearning is here to assist you with a wide range of services to make sure you are ready. The Center for eLearning is partnering with the Office of Information Technology to bring a variety of Canvas training to your College. Canvas trainers will [...]

Center for eLearning Fully Staffs CeL Labs on Jupiter and Davie Campus

With the continual growth in the curriculum available through distance learning formats at FAU and the increasing demand for the distance classes by FAU students, the Center for eLearning is opening the CeL labs full time at the start of the Fall 2016 semester. The Labs will be providing the identical services that are available [...]