Welcome toFlorida State College at Jacksonville’s OPEN CAMPUS
MissionThe mission of Florida State College at Jacksonville is to provide optimal access to high quality, affordable,and relevant degree, career, and community educationto enhance the lives of our students and the economic development of Northeast Florida.
Distinctive Values and Attributes Excellence in teaching High quality courses, services and learning environments Innovation and flexibility in the delivery of courses and services Advanced academic technology Significant local scholarship resources Responsiveness to student, employer and community needs Emphasis on community quality of life and prosperity Encouragement and support of lifelong learning
About Our Campus Open Campus is the virtual campus for the College, offering more than 500 credit courses per semester for students pursuing associate and bachelor degree programs, as well as many non-credit and continuing education courses. There are many options for earning a degree entirely online with flexible and accelerated course schedules in 16, 14, 12, 8 and 7 week formats. The second largest campus at the College as of 2012, Open Campus serves 17,000 students annually, and manages up to 20% of the College’s total student enrollment.
Our Adjunct Faculty Open Campus has more than 250 adjunct faculty members from 36 states. Thirty percent of our adjunct faculty hold doctoral degrees and fifty- seven percent hold master’s degrees. More than 21% of our online adjunct faculty have been with the college for six or more years, and 40% of our adjunct faculty teach exclusively at our college.
Campus Resource Center Our new Campus Resource Center (CRC) is now available to serve you by providing easy answers and solutions to any issues you might come across during the Open Campus teaching process. You can obtain information on: important dates and deadlines ask for a mentor to help with classroom management need help adding technology into your classroom, want to find best practices for online teaching
Center for eLearning Our Center for eLearning (CEL) coordinates and develops ePremier courses for the College, focusing on a shift toward standardized, competency-based education. CEL staff members are dedicated to working in partnership with our faculty experts to provide a high quality learning experience for our students.