Workshop: Theme-based Communicative Grammar
Course ID - CTD0454-2
Short Title: Theme-based Grammar
(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used
to find and register for this course in Odyssey)
& Part-time Faculty
Recent research in applied linguistics indicates that when a
communicative approach to grammar is paired with a systematic treatment
of grammatical form the result is a powerful pedagogical tool.
Renowned Grammar Links Series editor, M. Kathleen Mahnke presents
"Theme-based Communicative Grammar," which will engage participants
in the development of skills necessary for this approach.
As a result of successful completion of the
workshop, participants will be able to:
- Explain the theme-based approach to
- Promote the simultaneous development
of both cognitive and linguistic abilities through in-depth
contextualization of language
- Create opportunities for students to
communicate about meaningful content while providing systematic
- Develop opportunities for students to
transfer their grammatical training to the English
they need in their everyday lives
Course ID: - CTD0452-2
Course Title: Theme-based Grammar
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.
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
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\
- Go to the
- Choose the Term from the dropdown menu.
- Enter your PIN number (If you don't
remember your PIN, you can reset it by clicking the
Update My Pin button.)
- Click the myMDC Log In
- 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.
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.
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