Workshop: Orientation to Gordon Rule Writing Assignments

Course ID - CTD0300      

Short Title: Gordon Rule Ori.      

Audience:       Faculty
Length of Workshop:        2 hours 
Prerequisite     none

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.

This workshop will provide an orientation to the new Gordon Rule Writing State requirements to all full time faculty teaching a Gordon Rule Course. The workshop will be offered online and each participant will need to post a writing assignment to SharePoint that meets the Gordon Rule criteria for writing assignments to successfully complete the workshop.



As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the new State-mandated Gordon Rule Writing Requirements at Miami Dade College
  • Explain how standard criteria for college level writing assignments coupled with holistic assessment will lead to consistency in assuring that students complete writing assignments at the college level 
  • Embed the descriptors for  the Gordon Rule Rubric into a variety of college level writing assignments
  • Delineate writing assignments that would normally not fulfill the Gordon Rule and Explain why they don't 


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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0300
Course Title: Gordon Rule Ori.
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.