Eric Fredericksen

Associate Vice President for Online Learning, University of Rochester

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Dr. Eric E. Fredericksen is the Associate Vice President for Online Learning and provides leadership for the exploration of online learning initiatives across the University of Rochester. He is also Associate Professor in Educational Leadership in the Warner School where he teaches in the classroom and online and is the Program Director for Online Teaching and Learning programs in the school. 

Eric has extensive experience in online education and instructional technologies. He was Associate Vice Provost for Academic & Research IT at the University from 2005-2012. Prior to the University of Rochester, Eric served as the Director of Academic Technology & Media Services at Cornell University. Before Cornell, Eric was the Assistant Provost for Advanced Learning Technology in the State University of New York where he provided leadership for all system-wide programs focused on the innovative use of technology to support teaching and learning. This included the nationally recognized SUNY Learning Network - winner of the EDUCAUSE Award for Systemic Progress in Teaching and Learning and Sloan-C Awards for Excellence in Faculty Development and Excellence in Institution-wide Online programming.

Eric was the Co-PI and Administrative Officer for three multi-year, multi-million dollar grants on Online Learning from the Sloan Foundation. For the past 13 years, he has been designing and teaching graduate online courses in education. He was also Chair of the Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning and served as Chair of the Sloan-C Awards Program for Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning. In 2012, Eric was elected to the Board of Directors for the Sloan Consortium and was honored as a Sloan-C Fellow in 2013.

University of Rochester

Doctorate, Education, w/concentration in Educational Leadership in Higher Ed

University of Albany (online)

Master of Science, Education in Curriculum Development & Instructional Technology

University of Rochester

Master of Business Administration,

Hobart College

Bachelor's, Mathematics