Workshop: Green Studies Immersion: Biscayne National Park
Course ID - CTD0486
Short Title: Green Studies: D
(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey)
Description: The course will cover history of the Biscayne National Park and surrounding areas, and an overview of local ecosystems including shoreline to reef line, upland habitats of off-shore islands, inshore seagrass and mangrove forest communities. Canoes will be used to explore mangrove areas and observe their micro-communities, and visits to a flood control structure and a water quality laboratory will be made. Resource management case studies will be presented related to the nearby landfill (Mount Trashmore Turkey Point power plant, Homestead Airforce Base, Stiltsville, Lobster sanctuary, natural and artificial reefs, the North American Crocodile, and the Schaus Swallowtail. Participants will be expected to relate the workshop experience to their discipline and develop ways to incorporate concepts of ecological sustainability into their current course objectives.
* Approved CT&D Workshop for Professional Development Credit.
As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
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 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.
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.