Workshop:  ESOL/VESOL: Teaching and Management Strategies

Course ID - CTD0426

Short Title:  ESOL/VESOL

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

Audience:   Faculty
Length of Workshop:   
Prerequisite None

Description: The workshop will provide classroom instructors and tutors with the skills needed to effectively teach English to adults. Participants will learn teaching strategies that maximize learning in all four skills areas: reading, writing, grammar, and conversation. The workshop will cover retention strategies such as the use of varied and creative activities in the classroom; follow up on student absences; and graduation ceremonies. Participants will learn how to complete state required documentation of literacy completion points and how to use program curriculum binders.


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

  • Describe some effective teaching strategies for the ESOL/VESOL classroom
  • Explain how to increase the retention rate of students in the ESOL/VESOL program
  • Complete state and College required documentation of student performance
  • Use the ESOL/VESOL curriculum and materials
  • Integrate the computer lab into the student schedule



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0426
Course Title: ESOL/VESOL
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.