Workshop:  Cooperative Learning: Foundations

Course ID - CTD0417

Short Title:  Cooperative Learn: A

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

Audience:   Faculty
Length of Workshop:    32 hours
Prerequisite None

Description: Foundations of Cooperative Learning will provide a solid basis for the implementation of cooperative learning in the classroom. The concept, as developed by David and Roger Johnson, is currently being accepted and utilized in colleges throughout the world. Contents of this course include definitions of the goals and structures, the research rationale for using cooperative learning, the teachers' and administrators' roles in its development, lesson plan adaptation, problem solving, and long-term goal setting. Small groups will be used through the instruction, providing a working model of cooperation and serving as a strong collegial networking tool.

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


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

  • Understand the basic elements of Cooperative Learning
  • Describe the research rationale for using Cooperative Learning
  • Develop or adapt a lesson plan and use it in class
  • Understand the role of the teacher and administrator in a cooperative setting



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0417
Course Title: Cooperative Learn: 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.