Workshop: A Brain-Compatible Classroom

Course ID - CTD0495k                

Short Title: Brain-Compatible 

 Audience    Faculty
Length of Workshop:       4 hours 

The presentation provides a foundation in current research on how learning, including second-language learning, takes place in the brain. Several examples from neuroimaging will be used to illustrate brain function. Dr. Zadina will help link the findings of brain research to instructional strategy. All participants will receive a copy of the workbook, Six Weeks to a Brain-Compatible Classroom, by Dr. Zadina.

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


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

  •  Employ two teaching strategies from the workbook, "Six Weeks to a Brain-Compatible Classroom," by Dr. Zadina
  •  Explain and apply research that supports the teaching strategies chosen
  •  Identify two changes in their teaching that are aligned with current scientific findings on brain function that illustrate how learning occurs



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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0495k
Course Title:  Brain-Compatible 
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.