Workshop: Portfolios: Alternative Assessment at Its Best

Course ID - CTD0553    

Short Title: Portfolios     

Audience:       Faculty, Administrators
Length of Workshop:        2 hours 
Prerequisite     none

Have you considered using portfolios for outcomes assessment?  This practical, informative workshop will present participants with reasons to adopt portfolios, as well as considerations such as the grading process and classroom management techniques.  Sample portfolios and tips for success in using portfolios for assessment will be presented.

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


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

  • Explain why portfolios are valuable classroom tools that motivate students to learn.
  • Design rubrics to evaluate portfolios.
  • Explain strategies to facilitate grading of portfolios.
  • Describe methods of creating portfolio guides for their classes.




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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0553 
Course Title: Portfolios
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.