ERIC Number: ED381224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Florida Community College at Jacksonville's Donald D. Zell Urban Resource Center.
Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville. Urban Resource Center.
The Donald D. Zell Urban Resource Center (URC) represents Florida Community College at Jacksonville's (FCCJ) commitment to a quality workforce for Northeast Florida. Through the use of state-of-the-art technology and progressive instructional methods, the Center is helping FCCJ students expand their potential and their value in the workplace. The URC provides training from basic job skills to executive training for current and future FCCJ students, local unemployed and underemployed residents, currently employed individuals seeking retraining, and other special needs groups. The URC is being developed and operated through a full partnership between business, civic leaders from Northeast Florida, and FCCJ. Program goals include developing: (1) appropriate technological skills in students, faculty and staff; (2) workforce readiness skills; (3) innovative uses of technology to support instruction; (4) quality communications through technology; (5) distance learning capabilities; (6) appropriate curriculum for students and business; (7) workplace literacy skills; and (8) the ability to match employer job openings with qualified job applicants. The 62,160 square foot building contains three multipurpose assessment testing rooms; computer, data processing, multi-skills, distance learning, and computer-aided drafting/design labs; three multi-media conference rooms; a career resource center; and an economic development office. (Facility floor plans, a list of Advisory Council members, a list of program initiative task forces with contact people and phone numbers, and an information booklet are included.) (KP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville. Urban Resource Center.