Workshop:  Service Learning: Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum*

Course ID - CTD0401

Short Title:  Service Learning: B*

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

Audience:   Faculty
Length of Workshop:    2 hours
Prerequisite None

Description: Although one of the fundamental purposes of education is to prepare students for effective participation in a diverse democratic society, the vast majority of our students leave unprepared for this task. Service-learning is a teaching strategy that nor only aims to enhance classroom learning and help the community, but also helps foster civic responsibility. This workshop will examine the role and obligation of higher education to produce good citizens. Participants will examine the concept of civic responsibility and explore a variety of techniques to help improve civic education.

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


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

  • Define civic responsibility and its importance in higher education
  • Integrate a civic responsibility component into their curriculum
  • Utilize a variety of reflection techniques to foster civic responsibility in their classes
  • Assess the success of a civic responsibility component



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0401
Course Title: Service Learning: B
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.