Workshop: 1st Year Experience: Men of Color & Success

Course ID - CTD0395y 

Short Title: Men of Color     

 Audience    All Employees 
Length of Workshop:        1.5 hours 

The workshop will cover the history and expansion of a First-Year Experience Success Course for African-American males. Participants will gain information about the unique features of this program that promotes engagement and success. We will discuss data gathered for assessment purposes, including attendance, test scores, timeliness, and quality of assignments, class preparation, retention, and grades. We will also compare the success of students enrolled in this specialized course compared to students enrolled in the regular First-Year Experience Course.


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

  • Construct a plan for implementing a targeted First-Year Experience Success Course for Men of Color
  • Identify key elements that help promote student engagement
  • Explain how to incorporate a Common Reader and other specialized engagement methods
  • Examine an unofficial early alert system embedded within the course


Dates of Workshop

Reference #

Delivery Format

Meeting Days/Time



05/01/13 771702 Webinar Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kendall/6120 Vanya Albury (Room Host)


Registration information
Course ID: CTD0395y  
Course Title: Men of Color 
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.