Workshop: Diversity and Communication Workshop

Course ID - CTD0734

Short Title: Diversity

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

Audience:   Faculty, Staff, Administrators
Length of Workshop:    3 hours
Prerequisite None

Description: In our diverse society, the need for greater sensitivity and adaptability in working effectively with people from different backgrounds is of paramount importance.  In an effort to help you develop successful communication strategies in a diverse environment, this workshop will use short lectures and interactive activities to look at issues of prejudice, stereotyping, myths, racial misunderstandings, and their effects on all of our contacts.

Objectives

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

  • Explain how prejudices affect communication and may shape life decisions
  • Describe the relationship between stereotypes and myths prevalent in this society
  • Apply some techniques how to deal with critical incidents caused by intercultural misunderstandings
  • Demonstrate more effective communication skills with people of other backgrounds

Dates

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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0734
Course Title: Diversity
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