Workshop: Deering Estate at Cutler
Course ID - CTD0487b
|Length of Workshop:||6 hours (4 F-2-F hrs and 2 post workshop hrs)|
Participants in this immersion will explore the natural and cultural history of the Deering Estate at Cutler. It will include three components: a tour of the Richmond Cottage and Stone House, a short hike on the Tekesta Trail, and a visit to the footpath that, near the end of the 19th century, became the first Cutler Road. Participants will learn about the first hotel between coconut Grove and Key West and the history of the settlers from around 1896 through 1927. They will visit the Cutler Burial Mound and learn about the Tekesta - a native American people who canoed the waters of Biscayne Bay and hunted on the land known today as the Deering Bay Estate at Cutler.
Participants will be expected to relate the workshop experience to their academic disciplines and to draft a written proposal on ways to incorporate concepts of ecological sustainability into their current work or course objectives. Due within three weeks to the director of Earth Ethics Institute.
* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.
As a result of successful completion of the
workshop, participants will be able to:
Dates of Workshop
Course ID: CTD0487b
Course Title: Deering Estate
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.