Workshop: Forging a Spirit of Classroom Learning 

Course ID - CTD0499-5 

Short Title: Classroom Learning

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

Audience:     Math, Chem, Bio and Engineering
Length of Workshop:      7 hours
Prerequisite none

This workshop will prepare Engineering, Mathematics and Science faculty in the incorporation of cooperative education in the classroom by breaking barriers and building bridges.  Techniques on building the spirit of a classroom learning community will also be addressed.


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

  • Use techniques that will replace the distancing disconnection in the classroom with supportive and encouraging connection
  • Use techniques that will create a class structure in which students experience and utilize their autonomy, exercise personal responsibility for choices and decisions, and control their awn learning
  • Use techniques that will assist self-motivation and create conditions of learning, which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for  self-initiated learning
  • Describe the need for promoting, reinforcing, and sustaining of classroom connectedness, shared meanings, mutual purposes
  • Use new techniques that will make the classroom a memorable experience that will stick in the heads, hearts, and souls of students long after they leave the classroom
  • Identify additional teaching resources



Reference #





07/12/04 264449 Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm Kendall/3310 Luis Schimer


Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0499-5
Course Title: Classroom Learning
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