Workshop: Accelerated Content-Based English (ACE) 

Course ID - CTD0426a               

Short Title: Corpus Informed EAP

 Audience    Faculty
Length of Workshop:       12 hours 

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

Workshop participants will become familiar with the Project ACE curriculum, its purposes, methods, and the underlying concepts that supported its development in order to teach courses offered in the ACE program. This workshop consists of 12 hours of online professional development to be completed in 10 modules.



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

  • Articulate the philosophy and purposes of the ACE approach as connected to course competencies 
  • Define corpus-informed content-based instruction
  • Describe the features of academic language used in written and spoken aspects of MDC content courses
  • Use electronic resources and binder of information about the academic language of MDC content courses
  • Use the ACE template to create lessons appropriate for inclusion in an ACE module


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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0426a
Course Title: Corpus Informed EAP 
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.