Workshop:  Success with MDC Adult Learners

Course ID - CTD0431

Short Title: Adult Learners

(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: During this workshop, participants will learn the characteristics of MDC students and successful community college faculty, will become aware of the various problems our students face, and will create classroom strategies which enhance studentsí academic success. Faculty who understand that adult students have different needs and characteristics are effective in creating teaching/learning strategies to reach more students.


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

  • Describe the characteristics of MDC students
  • Describe the characteristics of successful community college faculty
  • Understand the surface level problems of our students
  • Understand the conceptual level problems of our students
  • Apply classroom strategies which may enhance student success



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0431
Course Title: Adult Learners
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.