Workshop: Motivating Students from Day One to Graduation

Course ID - CTD0499-6    

Short Title: Motivating Students    

Audience:       Faculty, Staff, Administrators
Length of Workshop:        2 hours (Broadcast)
Prerequisite     none

In this live teleconference led by Don Fraser, Professor of Sports Management at Durham College, participants will discover ways to motivate students starting with the first day of class.  Faculty will learn how to help students develop a vision of their own success and guide them through the process of realizing their goals.

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


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

  • List and explain the top ten factors in student motivation
  • Describe how they can "kick-start" learning with the six keys to brainpower and memory
  • Explain strategies for helping students to develop an educational and career vision
  • Explain the difference between "coaching" and "instruction"
  • Describe how to maximize students' enthusiasm for learning and turn it into motivation for success



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID- CTD0499-6 
Course Title: Motivating Employees
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.