Dr. Victoria Brown, Assistant Provost of eLearning

/Dr. Victoria Brown, Assistant Provost of eLearning

Dr. Victoria Brown

Assistant Provost for eLearning

Dr. Victoria Brown - Assistant Provost for eLearning

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. She also oversees instructional technology, including training, supporting, and assisting faculty and staff who utilize eLearning, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the new center. Dr. Brown also works directly with the Provost to implement FAU’s academic and technological strategic vision.

Dr. Brown comes from the College of Education the Department of Teaching and Learning here at FAU. She taught instructional technology for educators and business trainers for ten years. She has previously managed instructional design teams and possesses more than a decade of experience teaching through online delivery systems. Prior to coming to FAU in 2005, Dr. Brown held the position of Assistant Professor at Barry University. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Central Missouri State University and her doctorate from the University of West Florida.

Dr. Brown’s email address is vbrown22@fau.edu

Dr. Brown’s Blog

FAU Center for eLearning in the National Spotlight for Online Student Support

The Center for eLearning Assistant Provost, Vicki Brown, led a group of innovative leaders from both the Florida college and university system in the development of the Online Student Support Scorecard. The Scorecard was a response to one of the tactics in the Online Education 2025 Strategic Plan developed for the Innovation and Online Committee of the Florida Board of Governors. That Scorecard was launched nationally by the Online Learning Consortium. It is now available for higher education institutions to use as a continuous evaluation and improvement tool of the support services available for online students and the quality of [...]

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 addressing the issue. For this reason, the Center for eLearning is offering several solutions. Online Exam Solutions Respondus Monitoring: Faculty review videos of students taking exams. Option free to all faculty for use. Link available in Canvas. Contact idesign@fau.edu for assistance. RPNow: Company uses scanning [...]

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, and students! Make sure your department and fellow faculty are taking advantage of the support we are offering. New certification courses Redesign of courses legacy courses (Built 3 or more years ago should have a refresh!) Piloting virtual communities of practice (vCoP) for students for [...]

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 Florida Higher Education eLearning Community of Practice. The Center for eLearning hosts and supports the committee but is not involved in the selection process. This year, the Center for eLearning also invited an instructional designer from the University of Central Florida to the committee as [...]

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 the way, I heard that Canvas representatives enjoyed the “Who wants to be Canvas Millionaire” game set up. Vendors were available to demonstrate their products. Altogether, it was an informative, fun-filled day. Thank you to everyone that made [...]