Workshop: Webinar: Critical Thinking Designing Instruction           

Course ID - CTD0383a

Short Title: Critical Thinking   

 Audience     Faculty
Length of Workshop:        6 hours 

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

This is a three part webinar, each session is 90 minutes long, followed by 30 minutes of facilitated discussion. Part one introduces the foundational concepts. Part two emphasizes the role of student questions and explores how to help students develop analytical questioning skills. Part three identifies specific instructional strategies to foster student critical thinking.  Participants must attend all three sessions and create a plan to implement at least three critical thinking strategies in their courses.
At the end of the third session each participant will submit a plan to implement a minimum of three teaching strategies to improve student critical thinking skills into their courses. The CTD facilitator will verify completion of the instructional plan.


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

  • Explicate the concept of critical thinking 
  • Contextualize the foundational critical thinking concepts as tools to help students learn
  • Compile a list of instructional strategies to infuse critical thinking in their courses
  • Create a plan to implement 3 critical thinking strategies in their courses


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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0383a 
Course Title: Critical Thinking 
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.