Workshop: Integrating High Quality Service-Learning into Teacher Education

Course ID - CTD0447

Short Title:  Service Learning: I

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

Audience:    School of Education Faculty
Length of Workshop:     6 hours

In this workshop, faculty will examine the service-learning pedagogy, identifying ways to integrate both the theory and the experience into teacher education courses, and into student teaching.  Faculty will consider how to determine their specific rationale for implementation, and review each of the steps (from points of entry to assessment) and elements of a high quality service-learning practice, including integrated learning, authentic appropriate assessment methods.  They will review children's and young adult literature that can be used to inspire K-12 students to social action.


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

  • Design a service-learning component to a teacher education course that incorporates the pedagogy including the stages of a high quality practice
  • Determine the specific rationale for service-learning that parallels and enriches course objectives
  • Integrate the essential elements of service-learning into the pedagogy and student experience and practice, including integrated learning, authentic needs, reciprocity, collaboration, civic responsibility, youth voice, and reflection as fundamental components of the service-learning experience
  • Model an assessment process that can be implemented during student teaching experiences
  • Structure service-learning experiences for students
  • Incorporate children's literature into service-learning strategies



Reference #







Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0447
Course Title: Service Learning: I
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)  The first time you log in to the Registration Page, you will be asked to accept the Use of Computing Resources at Miami Dade College.    The Accept button is located at the bottom of the screen.

PLEASE NOTE:  You do not have to create a student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop.  You can use your regular network login name and password proceeded by the MDCC\   
  1. Go to the MDC Registration Page.
  2. Choose the Term from the dropdown menu.
  3. Enter your PIN number (If you don't remember your PIN, you can reset it by clicking the Update My Pin button.)
  4. Click the  myMDC  Log In button.
  5. Log in  using your regular username and password.  Your username must be proceeded by the MDCC\

ex.   Joe Smith would login in with

User name -  mdcc\jsmith and his regular password.


Pictured below are screenshots of the login information you will see when go to  MDC Registration.   

Once logged in, you should use Speed Registration.  You must know the Reference number for the workshop you want to take.   You can still  search for workshops using the Course ID or Short title, if you click on Shopping Cart.    The best way to register is by  Reference number.

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.

Go to MDC Web Registration