Workshop:  Writing a Course Syllabus

Course ID - CTD0412

Short Title:  Course Syllabus

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

Audience:   Faculty
Length of Workshop:    3 hours
Prerequisite None

Description: This workshop is designed for participants to become aware of the research on course syllabi and their role in the teaching/learning process. During the workshop, participants will reexamine their own syllabi and update them according to SACS requirements.


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

  • Identify the primary goals of a learning-centered syllabus
  • Recognize the elements of a learning-centered syllabus
  • Critique examples of existing syllabi using checklists including SACS requirements
  • Work to improve one of their own syllabi



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0412
Course Title: Course Syllabus
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.