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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.

President Kelly Praises the Center for eLearning at FLBOG

Tuesday, June 21st, President Kelly presented the FAU Work Plan for 2016/17 to the Florida Board of Governor’s meeting in Orlando. During the presentation, President Kelly praised the Center for eLearning for our work in preparing faculty members teaching online courses through our professional development programs. Later in the presentation, he also mentioned the quality [...]

eLearning Impacts on University Campus Space

Last week, the Florida Board of Governors for the State University System posed an interesting question for the state universities. As more students take online classes, what impact does that movement have upon facilities use on campus? The pictured portrayed through the many presentations was interesting.  Overall, students may be taking online courses; however, they [...]

FAU Adopts Canvas as the Next Learning Management System

The FAU Learning Management System (LMS) Evaluation Committee with assistance of faculty, students, technology support, SAS office, and TASL gathered information about Canvas and Blackboard 9.1 and Blackboard Ultra. The Committee did a careful analysis of all the data gathered. That analysis contributed to a recommendation to the Provost to adopt of Canvas [...]

FAU Adopts Canvas as the Next Learning Management System

The FAU Learning Management System (LMS) Evaluation Committee with assistance of faculty, students, technology support, SAS office, and TASL gathered information about Canvas and Blackboard 9.1 and Blackboard Ultra. The Committee did a careful analysis of all the data gathered. That analysis contributed to a recommendation to the Provost to adopt of Canvas [...]

Announcing the eLearning Awards of Excellence

Center of eLearning presented the eLearning Excellence awards this Saturday at the Technology Showcase in Boca Raton Florida at Florida Atlantic University. This year several very talented faculty members were nominated making the selection of the award winners a challenging task. Members of the advisory board served on the award committee. Thank you to the [...]

Online Education 2025 Strategic Plan SUS Board of Governors: Part 3 of 3 Affordability

The Affordability Committee examined how to create distance learning courses and provide support services for the distance learning students in the most cost efficient way across the entire SUS.  The committee focused on four key areas to reduce costs of online education: (1) using shared services, (2) promoting shared educational content, (3) implementing instructional innovations [...]

Online Education 2025 Strategic Plan SUS Board of Governors: Part 2 of 3 Access

The second part of the iron triangle used to build the Online Education 2025 Strategic plan was access. For this part of the plan, the Committee pulled actual online enrollment numbers for distance learning classes and the numbers of projected enrollment from the Universities workplans to develop an aggressive growth model for distance education in [...]

Online Education 2025 Strategic Plan SUS Board of Governors: Part 1 of 3 Quality

The SUS Board of Governors charged the Innovation and Online Committee to explore initiatives that would result in system-wide cost efficiencies and effectiveness for university programs and services to meet workforce needs through online education. The Committee was also to guide the future development of online. To meet this charge, the Committee including Presidents, Provosts, [...]

Excellence in eLearning Awards Submission Deadline Dates Approaching

FAU has a tradition of embedding quality within the courses developed in both face-to-face and online courses. Our faculty have always been innovators in both their research and teaching. Now is a great time to recognize the online faculty’s contributions to distance learning. In celebration of our faculty and administrators dedicated to excellence, innovation, and [...]

Improved Communication and Better Workflow in New LMS Interfaces

As we begin to evaluate the different LMS options, take a few moments to observe some of the ways faculty can communicate with students. The communication processes within both systems gather the information across all classes. The information is fed to them in a similar way to how Facebook, LinkedIn, or Pinterest allow users to [...]