Workshop: Taking the STRESS out of Learning!    

Course ID - CTD0413a

Short Title: Lower Stress in Math    

 Audience   Faculty  
Length of Workshop:       4 hours (3 hours F2F, and 1 post workshop hour) 

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.

Participants will learn about the affective dimensions of math learning in order to support mathematics students in removing blocks to their own learning. The workshop encompasses topics of emotional states, stress, brain function, and learning styles. Participants will be introduced to methods to accelerate math learning and explore which strategies they can implement in their teaching of developmental math students.
Participants must complete the workshop and submit the teaching strategy to the sharepoint site for this workshop in order to be awarded 4 hours of Faculty Professional Development.


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

  • Apply the principles of Accelerated Learning to developmental math topics 
  • Practice techniques to reduce students' stress when learning math
  • Construct new approaches to learning that appeal to specific learning styles


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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0413a 
Course Title: Lower Stress in Math 
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

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

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.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.