Workshop: Integrating "A Good Read" into Composition and Literature Courses

Course ID - CTD0478      

Short Title: "A Good Read"      

Audience:       Kendall Campus Full-time English and
    Communications Faculty  
Length of Workshop:        3 hours 
Prerequisite     none

In this workshop English and Communications Department faculty will explore strategies for integrating the book selections of the Kendall Campus book initiative, "A Good Read", into their composition, literature and communications courses. 


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

  • Discuss different approaches to teaching the novel including: Intercultural Communication perspectives, Ethical perspectives, and Global Education perspectives.
  • Discuss the connection between diverse cultures and histories and how they are reflected in the novel's literary themes
  • Recommend insights into plot, setting, style, themes, allusions and characters of the novel.
  • Identify ideas for classroom assignments and activities relevant to teaching the novel.




Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0478
Course Title: "A Good Read" 
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

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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.