Eric FredericksenProfessor (Clinical), Associate Director Center for Learning in the Digital AgeEducational LeadershipEdD, University of Rochester (educational leadership)MS, University at Albany (curriculum development)MBA, University of RochesterBA, Hobart College (mathematics) LeChase Hall 314 (585) 273-1714 firstname.lastname@example.org Research & Scholarly Activity Faculty directory BiographyEric E. Fredericksen is a national leader in online education. In addition to his role at the Warner School, he also serves as the associate vice president of online learning at the University of Rochester. Fredericksen provides leadership for the exploration of online learning initiatives across the University. Previously, he was the associate vice provost at the University, where he provided leadership and services that supported the academic and research missions of the University.Prior to the University of Rochester, Fredericksen served as the director of academic technology and media services at Cornell University. As a senior manager in Cornell Information Technologies, he helped craft Cornell's presence and direction in the use of contemporary technologies to support research, outreach, and teaching & learning both in and out of the classroom.Before Cornell, Fredericksen was the assistant provost for advanced learning technology in the Office of the Provost in the State University of New York System Administration, where he provided leadership and direction for all of SUNY's 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. It also included the SUNY Teaching Learning and Technology program and Project MERLOT, which were designed to complement the classroom with technology-supported instruction.Fredericksen was also a co-principal investigator and administrative officer for three multi-year, multi-million dollar grants on Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALN) from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He was responsible for the fiscal management, strategic planning, policy development, faculty development, marketing & promotion, technical support center for faculty and students, and operations and technology infrastructure. He managed a distributed statewide staff of IT, administrative, instructional design, and faculty support professionals. Under his leadership, the program grew from two campuses offering eight courses to 119 enrollments to 53 campuses offering 2,500 courses to more than 40,000 enrollments in just seven years. He also designed, developed, and taught online courses for the Department of Educational Theory and Practice in the Graduate School of Education at the University at Albany for more than 12 years.Fredericksen is active in national efforts, including EDUCAUSE, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative and the Sloan Consortium. He was chair of the Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning and previously served as chair of the Sloan-C Awards Program for Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning. He also served on the advisory board for Enterprise Learning at NYU. Fredericksen served on the board of directors for the Sloan Consortium from 2012-2021, including President of the Board in 2018 and 2019. He was honored as a Sloan-C Fellow in 2013.