Workshop: Coping with Misconduct in the College Classroom 

Course ID - CTD0456  

Short Title: Classroom Misconduct  

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

Audience:   Faculty Full Time and Part Time
Length of Workshop:    3 hours
Prerequisite none

Dr. Jerry Amada, nationally recognized author and speaker, will address the following areas of concern: methods of identifying and addressing misconduct in its various forms both in the classroom and elsewhere on campus; the relevance and applicability of the code of student conduct; the rationale for documentation and "how to do it"; the means for overcoming aversions to the administration of discipline; the pros and cons of referrals for counseling and mental health services; a perspective on how to deal with students who are both disruptive and have a documented psychiatric disability; and strategies of dealing with serious or dangerous crises. 


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

  • Explain their rights and responsibilities when dealing with disruptive students
  • Understand the requirement of due process in dealing with disruptive students
  • Describe the advantages and pitfalls of referring disruptive students for counseling or psychological services
  • Identify important rationales and practical methods for documenting incidents of student disruption
  • Describe essential methods for minimizing physical risk in dealing with disruptive students
  • Explain practical strategies for dealing with such disruptive behaviors as lateness, chattering, sleeping in class, plagiarism and acts of rudeness


Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0456 
Course Title: Classroom Misconduct 
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