Workshop: Using Technology in an ESL Accent Reduction Course
Course ID - CTD0457-1
Short Title: EAP5101
(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used
to find and register for this course in Odyssey)
This course is for language teachers who want to use technology to teach
students Accent Reduction at the College. The course will cover
Consonants, Vowels, Rhythm, Stress, Intonation, Adjustments. Tongue
Twisters, Body Language, and Nursery Rhymes using and interactive
CD-ROM. In addition, patterns between English and other languages
such as Spanish and French-Creole will be covered with recommendations
and handouts or helping students of these languages.
As a result of successful
completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- Use an interactive CD-ROM for teaching
pronunciation in the classroom
- Assess second language pronunciation
problems for specific languages
- Use the interactive CD-ROM and its
video clips, cover the major parts of the English sound system:
Consonants, Vowels, Intonation, Irregular verbs, Rhymes, Stress and
- Recommend specific remedial steps to students
for their accent situation
Course ID: - CTD0457-1
Course Title: ESP5101
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