Juone Brown

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Visual and Performing Arts and Media Studies Academic Department
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Brownj@fvsu.edu

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Juone Brown currently serves in a variety of roles at Fort Valley State University to include Faculty Senate President (2017-2019), Women’s Center Executive Director and an Associate Professor. She is a doctoral candidate in the Reading, Elementary, and Special Education program at Alabama A&M University.  Her research interests are in the areas of technology, communication , assessment and electronic literacy skill acquisition.  Her training and work experiences are primarily in communication and the technologies for message creation and dissemination.  Over the course of her career, she has trained faculty in the U.S., Ghana, Botswana, and Nigeria in the effective use of instructional technology and software to improve teaching, assessment of learning, and has assisted in the design and development of several technology centers.  Additionally, Brown has been recognized for her contributions to a number of community service and outreach programs.

Biographical Sketch

Professional Preparation

North Carolina Central State University
Theatre Education
B.A.,   1992

North Carolina Central State University
Instructional Technology
M.A.,  1995

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Instructional Design & Technology (Curriculum & Instruction Department),

Doctoral Candidate, 1995-2001
Alabama A & M State University
Reading/Literacy Program (Reading, Elementary, and Special Education Department)

Doctoral Candidate
2012-Present

Appointments

2015-2016
University System of Georgia Faculty Council Chair, (USGF), University System of Georgia

2014-2015
University System of Georgia Faculty Council (USGF) Chair Elect, University System of Georgia

2012 – present
Executive Director of Women’s Center, Fort Valley State University

2008-2010
Associate Director and Coordinator of Assessment and Data Management for the Fine Arts Media Camp (FAME), Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Ga

2007-2009
Faculty Senate President, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Ga

2007-2014
University System of Georgia Faculty Council (USGF) Member

2006
Unit Assessment Coordinator, College of Education Special Team for Teacher Education Program Accreditation Visit Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Ga

2002-2004
Director of Information Technology/Chief Information Officer (CIO), Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Ga

2001-2002
Interim Director of Information Technology/Chief Information Officer (CIO, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Ga

1998-present
Associate Professor (Tenured 2005),  Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Ga

1998
Coordinator of Technology and Computer Services for the School of Education at Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC

Publications

Brown, J. (2012). Bibliographical Essay. In Newkirk, V. R., New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A 21st Century Perspective (pp. 243-252).

Martin, C.E., Taylor, K., Brown-Johnson, J., (2001). Charter Teacher Education: Restructuring the University to Produce Effective Educators. Reports from the Bell South Foundation Special Initiative Recreating Colleges of Teacher Education.

Grants

2016 Presidential Research Enhancement Program (PREP) – Preventing Violence Against Women: Amount: 10,000 Principal Investigator

2016 Presidential Research Enhancement Program (PREP) – Women Mentoring Women
Amount: 10,000 Co-Principal Investigator

Synergistic Activities

  • Founder of the Fort Valley State University Women’s Center
  • Host of 2016 AAUP Georgia Conference Symposium on Historically Black colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Performing artists (actress) in Saved and Single, 2015:
  • Bentley, Linda. (2015, January). Saved and Single [Video file] of Grace Like Rain Entertainment, LLC. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/

Collaborators & Other Affiliations

2016 –Principal Investigator
Preventing and Responding to Violence, Stalking and Sexual Assault
Funding Agency: Presidential Research Enhancement Program (PREP)
Amount Funded: $10,000

2016 – Co- Principal Investigator
Women Mentoring Women
Funding Agency: Presidential Research Enhancement Program (PREP)
Amount Funded: $10,000

Women’s Conference Speaker, International Elect Ladies Conference, May, 2016.

2016– Recipient of the Outstanding Service Beyond the Call of Duty Award from the J.C. Hill Forensic Society

2014– Principal Investigator
Funding Agency:  The Walmart Foundation and Facility #1076 Local Facility Grant Giving Program, Project Period 2014.

JUONE BROWN

Curriculum Vita-July, 2017

Profile-Selected Experiences and Activities

Current Position:

Associate Professor (Tenured 2005), Fort Valley State University, December 1998- present

Women’s Center Executive Director, Fort Valley State University, June 2012-present

Executive Level Administrative Experience

2001-2004
Director of Information Technology /Chief Information Officer (CIO), Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, September 2002-2004

Interim Director of Information Technology/Chief Information Officer (CIO), Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, December 2001-September 2002

Academic Leadership and Administrative Experience, 1998-Present

Faculty Senate President, Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA, November 2017 – December 2019

University System of Georgia Faculty Council Executive Committee Member, May 2014-present

University System of Georgia Faculty Council President, May 2015-May 2016

University System of Georgia Faculty Council President Elect, May 2014-May 2015

Faculty Senate President, Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA, November 2007 – December 2009

Associate Director and Coordinator of Assessment and Data Management for the Fine Arts Media Camp (FAME), Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, 2008 – 2010

Unit Assessment Coordinator, College of Education Special Team for Teacher Education Program Accreditation Visit Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, January 2006-July 2006

Coordinator of Technology and Computer Services for the School of Education at Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC, September 1998 -December 1998

Campus Leadership Activities and Student Support Services Experience, 1998-2010

State Level Leadership

Wildcat Stadium Grand Opening Committee Chair,  Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA,  November 2008-August 2009

Qualify Enhancement Plan (QEP) Committee Member, Responsibilities included data collection, campus publicity and preparing Student Government (SGA) leaders for SACS Accreditation Team interviews.   2007-2010

Search Committee Member for Head Football Coach, Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA, December 2008

AAUP State of Georgia HBCU Committee Chair and Executive Committee Member, 2016-present

University System of Georgia Faculty Council (USGF) Member, November 2007-present

Education

2012-present
Doctoral Candidate in the Reading/Literacy Program, June 2012-present Normal, Alabama A&M State University, Normal, Alabama

1995-2002
ABD, Doctor of Philosophy, Instructional Design & Technology (Curriculum & Instruction Department), August 1995-2002.  Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA

1995
Master of Arts Degree, Educational Technology, May 1995. North Carolina Central State University, Durham, NC

1992
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Dramatic Arts (Theatre Education), August 1992.  North Carolina Central State University, Durham, NC

Experience

Summary of Relevant Duties/Responsibilities at Fort Valley State University, 1998-Present:

Associate Professor (1998-Present)

  • Teach assigned courses
  • Engage in collaborative projects/committee work with both internal and external personnel

Director of Information Technology/Chief Information Officer (CIO) (2001-2004)

  • Position reported directly to the President of the University. Member of the President’s Cabinet.
  • Served as the strategic leader on the executive team for the use of information technologies in all areas of the University’s operations
  • Guided deployment and operation of information technology services in all University facilities.
  • Determined, in consultation with appropriate experts, the overall architecture and operation processes of the University’s information technology infrastructure

Director of the Technology Outreach Program (1999-2001)

  • Fort Valley State University partnered with the Middle Georgia P-16 Council, the Upward Bound Program, and the Educational Talent Search program to implement its Technology Outreach Program. Students were recruited at two levels: high school and unemployed adults age 18-25. The first phase began May 10, 1999 with the training of seven FVSU Computer Technology majors who were to instruct and tutor the 73 participants in the program.
  • Twenty-eight students were participants of the Upward Bound program.
  • Twenty-nine high school students were recruited from surrounding communities with a primary emphasis on students who were at risk of failing one or more subjects, dropping out of school, becoming (or presently a) parent before finishing high school.

Associate Director/Coordinator of Assessment and Data Management for FAME (2006-2016)

  • FAME– a fine arts & media program combining orchestra, band, choir, drama, dance, poetry, forensic, drawing & painting, computer design, and video/radio production in a university setting.
  • Program designed for 7-12 grade students.
  • Staff includes university students and fine arts professionals.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Day and Overnight Counselors.
  • Data Collection Assistant
  • Data management and registration responsibilities Include, but not limited to:
    Demographic reports, housing assignments, meals, transportation, and camper status.
  • Unit Assessment Coordinator, College of Education Special Team for Teacher Education Program Accreditation Visit Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, January 2006-July 2006
  • Provided oversight for the implementation of the Unit Assessment System (UAS)
  • Organized assessment-focused professional development activities.
  • Directed the implementation of the plan for implementing the Unit Assessment System (UAS)
  • Organized assessment-focused professional development activities for faculty in the COE
  • Coordinated College-wide assessment activities, e.g., follow-up evaluation of graduates and their employers
  • Organized and executed strategies for sharing evaluation results with stakeholders, e.g. presenting at meeting of the PEFC and posting results of evaluations on the COE’s website
  • Provided technical assistance to faculty in support of refining and implementation of programmatic assessment plans
  • Worked with faculty and staff to assure routine entry of performance information on candidates in the Tk20 system
  • Collaborated with faculty and technology staff to aggregate data on candidate’s performance on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Assisted faculty in using the Tk20 system
  • Refined databases on students
  • Maintained mechanisms for effective communication with programs and departments on assessment issues
  • Prepared an annual report on assessment to be made available to all stakeholders
  • Coordinated periodic evaluations of the UAS by teams of external reviewers; and other duties related to assessment as assigned by the Dean of the CoE.

Job History/Experience – Summary of Relevant Duties/Responsibilities

Coordinator of Technology and Computer Services for the School of Education at Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
September 1998-December 1998

  • Worked with students and faculty in developing computer literacy skills
  • Coordinated Computer Services for the Division of Education
  • Assisted students and faculty in developing special projects related to media and technology
  • Selected, purchased, setup and installed computers, hardware and software for The Teacher Education Program
  • Guided faculty through the Instructional Design process for web-based instruction; led development teams; provided project management support; conducted assessments of course development projects; developed and led instructional technology workshops; and consulted on technology grant proposals.

Adjunct Assistant Professor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC
May 1998-August 1998

  • Taught CUIN 617 “Computers in Education.”
  • Taught CUIN 616 “Visual Media.”

Graduate Assistant for the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
August 1995-May 1998

  • Designed and taught the web-assisted section of Introduction to Black Studies
  • Developed and created graphics to be used online for department homepages
  • Implemented and administered the first online faculty technology assessment form
  • Assisted faculty and students with user access to NT Server and workstation

Consultant – Instructional Designer, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University -1998

  • Created and implemented procedures, policies and protocol for the first online course for the School of Technology
  • Constructed and designed operational plan and strategy for instructional delivery
  • Built and constructed online course

Guest Lecturer/Presenter, North Central State University, Durham, NC, 1997

Dance/Drama Teacher, Holton Middle School, Durham, NC, August 1994-June 1995

  • Taught Drama and Dance classes
  • Students read writings from diverse traditions, including poetry, drama, autobiography, short stories, and novels, with an emphasis on literary classics.
  • Taught lessons that helped students develop skills of close reading by showing how to “read between the lines,” both analyzing formal features of literary works and asking appropriate interpretive questions.
  • Taught lessons that helped student gain develop and apply an understanding of basic principles of choreography, and to effectively communicate ideas, thoughts, and feelings through dance.
  • Lighting and sound set up
  • Videographer
  • Provided training for operation of audio and lighting equipment

Theatre Arts/Technical Theatre Teacher, Hertford County High School, Ahoskie, NC
August 1992-June 1994

  • Taught Theatre Arts (Levels I-IV), Technical Theatre Classes and High School Competency Skills Remediation
  • Drama activities improved reading comprehension, and both verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Participants in the drama club experienced “gains in reading proficiency, gains in self-concept and motivation.
  • Provided remedial instruction individually and small groups of high school students who failed one or both sections of the North Carolina Competency Test.
  • Coordinated Pep Rallies, Theatre Productions and Talent Shows
  • Lighting and sound set up
  • Provided training for operation of audio and lighting equipment

Research, Scholarly Activities and/or Professional Development (not an exhaustive list)

Grants

Presidential Research Enhancement Program (PREP)

The Walmart Foundation and Facility #1076 Local Facility Grant Giving Program, Project Period 2014.

Online Degree Program Development: Success Through Strategic Planning-Project Period 2007-2008. Total Funding $2,000

2016– Preventing Violence Against Women: Amount: 10,000 Principal Investigator

2016–  Presidential Research Enhancement Program (PREP) – Women Mentoring Women Amount: 10,000 Co-Principal Investigator

The Fort Valley State University Women’s Center will offer a free one day women’s health fair in March 2014. The women’s health fair will provide health and wellness workshops for women ages 9 to 65+. Organizational booths for participants to sign up for free health screenings and educational materials provided by community partners. Registrants will receive a gift bag filled with educational materials and health and wellness and beauty items. Attendees will be served a continental breakfast, and a sit down lunch. Sessions speakers will include community physicians, local ministers and local women’s health and wellness organizations. Topics covered will include breast cancer awareness, obesity prevention, diabetes care, pregnancy prevention and sexually transmitted disease screening and prevention services.

Awarded a “President’s Research Mini-Grant” in 2007, which was to identify degree programs offered by Fort Valley State University that could realistically be delivered online and to develop a strategic plan for delivery of said programs. Currently seeking funding to implement the strategic plan.

Publications    

Brown, J. (2012). Bibliographical Essay. In Newkirk, V. R., New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A 21st Century Perspective (pp. 243-252).

Martin, C.E., Taylor, K., Brown-Johnson, J., (2001). Charter Teacher Education: Restructuring the University to Produce Effective Educators. Reports from the Bell South Foundation Special Initiative Recreating Colleges of Teacher Education.

Collaborative & Creative Work

Bentley, Linda. (2015, January). Saved and Single [Video file] of Grace Like Rain Entertainment, LLC. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/UcK2r2D0HH0

Presentations at National, International, State, and Regional, Professional Meetings and Conferences

“The role of technology in the Obama presidential campaign”, 2010 Race, Gender, Class (RGC) Conference, New Orleans.  February 2010.

Project Plan for Online Registration and Event Management.  Church of the Living God, International. (CLGI).  Nov. 2005.  Columbus, Ohio.  July 2005.

Utilizing computers in the classroom across disciplines.  Abia State University Uturu. Nigeria, Africa July 2004.

Utilizing Computers:  Special Topics for Administrators and Administrative Support. Abia State University Uturu. Nigeria, Africa July 2004.

“Video Conferencing & Web-Based Instruction.” Professional Development Workshop. University of Botswana, Botswana, Africa. January 2001.

“Designing an Online Course.” Professional Development Workshop. University of Botswana, Botswana, Africa. January 2001

“Developing a Technology Plan.” Professional Development Workshop. University of Botswana, Botswana, Africa. January 2001

“Web-Assisted Instruction.” Professional Development Workshop. University of Botswana, Botswana, Africa. January 2001

“Facilitating On-line Chat Sessions.” Professional Development Workshop. University of Botswana, Botswana, Africa. January 2001.

“The Role of the Faculty Senate,” University System of Georgia Faculty Council (USGFC) Advocates Meeting.  Georgia College & State University, Macon, Georgia.  November 2009.

Enhancing Critical Thinking.  FVSU’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).  A Presentation by the Faculty Development Committee.  Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. August 2009.

“Identity Theft & You” – Faculty Staff Institute, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. August 2004.

“Protecting Social Security Numbers” – Faulty Staff Institute, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. August 2004.

“BANNER WEB for Faculty”– Faulty Staff Institute, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. August 2003.

Workshop Series – “Utilizing and Maximizing Institutional Core Applications.” Technology Development Institute. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. January 2002–Present.

“An Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint.” Professional Development Workshop. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. September 2001

“Using Presentation Software: Microsoft PowerPoint 2000.” Professional Development Workshop. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. November 1999.

“Database Management for the Classroom: Access 2000.” Professional Development Workshop. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. November 1999.

“Effortless Analysis with Microsoft Excel.” Professional Development Workshop. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. November 1999.

“Basic Computing Skills.” Faculty Development Workshop. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. February 1999.

“Using Word Processing and Presentation Software to Enhance Your Course.” Faculty Development Workshop. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. February 1999.

“Getting the Most from Your Email.” Faculty Development Workshop. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. February 1999.

“Creating Digital Video and Audio.” Faculty Development Workshop. Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. February 1999.

Holmes, G., Williams-Green, J., & Brown, J. (1998). The cultural efficacy of video and static imagery during on-line chat sessions. Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, St. Louis, MO.

Brown. J.L., Johnson, M. Cognitive Development, Software, and the Computer: Are We Using Learning Theories to Meet Student Needs? (1997). Paper Presented at the Conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.

Brown, J.L. (1997).  The Effects of Culture and the Use of Interactive Technology in Computer Based Instruction.

Paper Presented at the Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association, Tempe, AZ.

Brown, J.L., Williams-Green, J. F. (1996). The Effects of Gender on Two Variations of On-line Chat Discussions: Video & Still Images. Paper presented at the conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Orlando, FL.

PHOTOS

On behalf of the students, FVSU Provost T. Ramon Stuart, Ph.D., and instructor Juone Brown accept a $500 book scholarship from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
On behalf of the students, FVSU Provost T. Ramon Stuart, Ph.D., accepted a book scholarship from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s Eta Chapter in May 2017. Pictured with Dr. Stuart are instructor Juone Brown (far left), Clarissa Scott (second from right) and Dr. Regina Ivory Butts. 

 

FVSU Provost T. Ramon Stuart, Ph.D. and instructor Juone Brown.
FVSU Provost T. Ramon Stuart, Ph.D. and instructor Juone Brown.

 

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