Workshop: The Power of Play in Learning New Skill Sets

Course ID - CTD0742j 

Short Title: Learning New Skills    

 Audience    All Employees 
Length of Workshop:       4  hours 

Juggle your way through this interactive workshop. The Power of Play in Learning New Skill Sets Workshop will demonstrate how, by taking on the challenge of learning to juggle in a light hearted way, participants will gain a deep seated understanding of the power of play and the importance of play in creating flow, better focus, and the ability to learn new skills faster and more effectively.


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

  • Utilize strategies to increase the probability of creating flow, engagement, and peak productivity in personal and work life
  • Explain the importance of mentally enjoying an activity for its own sake as a pathway to concentration and highly focused attention
  • Practice strategies useful in the development of brain reserve, thereby maximizing the ability to learn new skills faster and more effectively
  • Explain the importance of relaxed concentration, reframing mistakes, and team building in creating optimal functioning


Dates of Workshop

Reference #

Delivery Format

Meeting Days/Time



04/19/13 770620 F2F Friday
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Kendall/6346 Dom Brucato
Juan Abascal


Registration information
Course ID: CTD00742j  
Course Title: Learning New Skills
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.