Victoria S. Brown


Dr. Victoria Brown, Professor of Teaching and Learning currently teaches graduate courses in instructional technology for both educational and training professionals. She also teaches preservice teachers how to integrate technology into the classroom for management of classroom activities, for communication with students and teachers, and to enhance instructional activities. Her research interest is evaluation of factors associated with providing high quality online programs through course design and professional development within higher education, application of universal design and media literacy to improve student outcomes for low-socioeconomic status individuals, and the improvement of online student outcomes with support services. She continues to explore how to use emerging technology to design engaging learner experiences. She also served as the Assistant Provost for the Center for eLearning for six years. In her role at the Center for eLearning, she oversaw the development of online degrees, course development, faculty professional development, online student support, and provided an online student experience.

Dr. Brown held leadership positions for several state and national organizations. She is a board member for the Florida Distance Learning Association, past chair of the Online Student Support for the 2025 Strategic Plan for Online Education in Florida, past co-chair of Student Support for the Florida Virtual Campus Distance Education and Student Support Members Council, past-Vice President of Information Technology Council for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, and former President of the Missouri Learning Disability for Council of Exceptional Children. For her instructional design work in the non-for-profit sector, she received the Meritorious Service Medal from the Southeast Region Commander of the Civil Air Patrol. She has also received the Distance Educator of the Year for Higher Education by the Florida Distance Learning Association, Effective Practice Award for student support from the Online Learning Consortium, and the Best-in-Track Award for her research work in online student support services from the Online Learning Consortium. Through her research work, she co-developed the Online Student Support Scorecard available through the Online Learning Consortium.

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  • Ed.D. University of West Florida, Curriculum & Instruction: Educational Management (2003)
  • M.S. Central Missouri State University, Special Education (1993)
  • B. S. Central Missouri State University, Special Education (1990)

Victoria Brown

Victoria Brown

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Office Location: ES BC52 - 209
Campus: Davie