Workshop: Change the Landscape of the Writing Classroom
Course ID - CTD0478b
|Length of Workshop:|| 3
hours (1.5 workshop hours and 1.5 Post
* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.
This workshop, part of a series, is designed to provide writing faculty with strategies for meeting the challenges of today’s first-year composition classroom. Each workshop includes an hour-long web seminar featuring lecture and instruction of a key literacy expert on an important topic. Following the seminar, there will be meaningful interaction and discussion among the participants guided by a CTD facilitator. Finally, participants will complete a required assignment that focuses on reflection and application.
How can I incorporate more writing in my classroom when I am required to “cover” my prescribed curriculum? Why and how can “collaboration” create a successful climate for ensuring students are prepared for the next level of composition? What “works” to teach writing to my students? How can I best “prepare” them to transition to their next level of composition?
In this practicality-based Web seminar, college-experienced teacher and author Chris Dixon will discuss how collaboration, a common denominator in altering the writing classroom, promotes student reflection, analysis and empowerment.
As a result of successful completion of the
workshop, participants will be able to:
Course ID: CTD0478b
Course Title: Writing Classroom
Reference # - see table
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.
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.