Workshop:  Service Learning: Introduction/Overview*

Course ID - CTD0400

Short Title:  Service Learning: A*

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:    Faculty
Length of Workshop:     1.5 hours
Prerequisite None

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

Participants in this workshop will learn how to have students realize some of the learning objectives of their course with the addition of a service-learning component. Participants will learn what service-learning is and how they can utilize this academically rigorous and innovative teaching strategy to enhance classroom learning, meet community needs, and foster civic responsibility. Distinctions between volunteerism and service-learning will also be explored and participants will learn the steps required to integrate service-learning into their curriculum.


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

  • Distinguish between volunteerism and service-learning
  • Identify the three primary goals of service-learning
  • Define reflection and its role in service-learning, and name at least two reflection techniques applicable to the college classroom
  • Describe the legal issues of service learning and list several ways to limit liability concerns
  • Understand how to select a service experience, reflection techniques, and assessment methods appropriate for their course



Reference #





03/20/13 765888 Wednesday Noon - 1:30pm North/4106 Diane Sloan
Harold Silva

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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0400
Course Title: Service Learning: A
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.