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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Brown’s Blog
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 to share their experiences in taking online classes and interactions with the student support departments across campus. The Center for eLearning will be taking the student advisory board’s input to design services that meet online Owls’ needs. The advisory board will include both graduate and [...]
We are excited about the new strategic plan for the Center for eLearning. The plan took some time to develop and with the patience of the advisory board, the plan has taken shape. It includes so many big ideas that are truly going to take the Center for eLearning to the next level just as the original Task Force Report for eLearning did in 2010. Here are some of the highlights: A reorganization of the advisory board into several advisory boards to be more focused at the meetings and to include more student involvement. A model to support the units [...]
The Accelerate is a national conference which was held in Orlando, Florida. The conference is for distance learning leaders and instructional designers of distance learning courses. The conference gave members of the FAU community an opportunity to showcase the great work at FAU. Mary Rotundo, an instructional designer at the Center for eLearning, presented Recipes for Creative, Artistically Inclined, Curious, Visual Faculty and Content Creators to a full room. Dr. Jillian Powers, a faculty member in the Department of Teaching and Learning, presented Through Their Eyes: Tools and Tips for Making Online Courses Accessible to Visually Impaired Learnings. Dr. Ann [...]
This spring, I am teaching the Distance Learning Theory and Management course for the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education. This graduate level class is the perfect course for me to teach and I am excited! So much has changed in the field since the last time I taught the course 4 years ago. Before, when I taught class, I did all the design work myself. Today, I have a team that is assisting me in putting together an awesome class. The textbook was always a challenge with the books being dated upon release. So, I [...]
The FAU Transfer Center planned online events for Transfer Student week. Steffani Schwartz, our social media expert, has been on campus all week. She is interviewing and doing live Social events with the Transfer Center. The Transfer Center Transfer Week Virtual Giveaway sponsored a Virtual Trivia Game on Instagram. A series of live events, sponsored by the Transfer Center, were broadcasted. With this new team supporting online students combined with our awesome student services partners across the campus, an online Owl experience is here! Check out the Center for eLearning's Twitter and Facebook to learn more about how we are [...]