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)
Full Time and Part Time
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
- 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
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.
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.
Go to MDC Web Registration