Workshop: Retaining First Generation Students

Course ID - CTD0528b  

Short Title: First - Generation    

 Audience    All Employees
Length of Workshop:        3 hours 

This two-part webcast series will focus on retention techniques you can apply inside and outside the classroom. Drawing on the insights of two practitioners, this series will provide a comprehensive overview of factors that lead to first-generation success in and out of the classroom.


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

  •  Identify the factors that contribute to first-generation student success and provide effective academic support programs
  •  Identify the factors that contribute to first-generation student success and create effective curricular retention programs


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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0528b  
Course Title: First - Generation
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.