Workshop: Developing Course Competencies 

Course ID - CTD0555      

Short Title: Course Competencies      

Audience:       Faculty
Length of Workshop:        3 hours 
Prerequisite     none

During this workshop participants will review the procedure for developing course competencies, follow the recommendations for writing course competencies, and use MDC Form 112 to submit new or revised course competencies for approval.

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


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

  • Explain how MDC course competencies are identified and developed
  • Access SCNS to browse course competencies
  • Explain how course competencies fit onto the curriculum development cycle
  • Differentiate between competencies, instructional activities and instructional objectives
  • Develop stem/goal statements
  • Develop "student performance" statements ("by" statement) for stem/goals
  • Differentiate between cognitive, psychomotor and affective competencies
  • Use the MDC Form 112 to write competencies at the appropriate levels of the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0555
Course Title: Course Competencies 
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.