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

The Center for eLearning Announces the Excellence Awards

Thank you to everyone that submitted their courses and shared their journeys to becoming online instructors at FAU. We had over 20 submissions this year from 6 colleges and 13 departments. The committee was challenged in selecting the winners. They truly wanted to give more awards!   This year’s award winners are: Excellence in eLearning Leadership: Dr. Joseph Furner, College of Education, Teaching and Learning Excellence in eLearning Full-Time Faculty: Dr. Korey Sorge, College of Science, Physics Excellence in eLearning Adjunct Faculty: Dr. Kalisha Waldon, College of Education, Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry Congratulations to these exceptional faculty members! Your [...]

3D Comes to FAU Campus

Friday, April 28th, the Center for eLearning quickly pulled together a last-minute 3D mini conference for FAU faculty. Microsoft brought in the HoloLens, Surface computers, and the Surface Studio. Chant Newall Development Groups specializes in developing virtual learning environments in combination with the Second Life platform to create an engaging experience. Both groups demonstrated their products to faculty to assist in the development of immersive educational learning activities. The 3D dinosaur presentation using the HoloLens really drew the participants into the learning experience. This summer, the Center for eLearning is sponsoring a small project to integrate engineering simulations into the [...]

FAU Center for eLearning at the Online Learning Consortium Innovate Meeting

The team presentations at the OLC Innovate conference last week were well received. We took with us our innovative presentation approach of creating interactions within the sessions, which impressed our audience. Dr. Julie Golden and Dr. Victoria Brown presented to a packed room Wednesday morning “Time to Go Big(ger): Strategies for Expanding Online Learning” which was about models for adoptions and the impact of the change model in acceptance of distance learning.  Mary Rotundo and Dr. Judy Somers finished the week with an interactive lightning round on “Learning to Love Group Projects”. They shared recommendations for best practices for how [...]

Moving Forward – Advisory Board Meets

The Advisory Board for the Center for eLearning met Thursday to begin the process of amending the 2010 Taskforce report. The Advisory Board members selected one of four groups to participate in mini-workgroup sessions. The four workgroups tied closely to the 2025 Online Education Plan initiatives open education resources, online student services, online course quality, and research and innovation. Invited guests (support service areas representatives, online program coordinators, and online students) assisted the board in generating suggestions across these four areas.  The workgroups generated wonderful ideas and suggestions that the Center is currently collating to share back with the Board. [...]

Congratulations to the Following Online Programs

The rankings are in from The Best Schools organization. The rankings for the organization are based upon the quality of the program, types of courses offered, strength of the faculty, nursing school awards, and reputation. Ranked 10th Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing’s RN to BSN Ranked 11th College of Business Best Online MBA Ranked 23rd College of Education Best Online Master in Curriculum and Instruction Degree Program Ranked 30th College of Business Hospitality and Tourism Management FAU Ranks 10th in Best Online Colleges in Florida. Congratulations to all the Departments and Colleges that earned these ranks this year!