Workshop: On the Road to Reading Proficiency   

Course ID - CTD0455-1

Short Title:  Reading Proficiency

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

Audience:     Faculty
Length of Workshop:      2 hours
Prerequisite   none

Description:
This hands-on workshop focuses on ways that faculty can work with beginning, intermediate, and advanced ESL students to build vocabulary through the development of specific skills during the pre-reading, reading, and post-reading stages.  Participants will explore ways to help students learn to determine which vocabulary they can learn from context and which vocabulary they need to look up in a dictionary, Participants will evaluate methods for promoting students' critical thinking as they consider the range of contexts that provide clues to learning new vocabulary.  Faculty will come away from the workshop with activities and strategies which they can incorporate into their own coursework.

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

Objectives

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

  • Explain ways to help students learn to determine which vocabulary they can learn from context and which vocabulary they need to look up in a dictionary
  • Evaluate methods for promoting students' critical thinking as they consider the range of contexts that provide clues to learning new vocabulary
  • Create activities and strategies which they can incorporate into their own coursework

 

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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0455-1
Course Title: Reading Proficiency
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.