Workshop: Retention Strategies Workshop

Course ID - CTD0528

Short Title: Retention Strategies

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 


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Description: This workshop will enable participants to review some of the reasons students leave classes and institutions and provide an opportunity to share strategies that will improve retention.


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

  • Describe strategies to increase student retention as a result of strategies discussed in the workshop "On Common Ground" and "Crossroads Cafe" in a VESOL class
  • Incorporate conversational techniques into a VESOL classroom
  • Use strategies to work successfully with the VESOL students in the lab
  • Incorporate the VESOL textbooks and competencies into the classroom


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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0528
Course Title: Retention Strategies
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.