Workshop:  Adjunct Strategies for Teaching Math 

Course ID - CTD0444-1

Short Title:  Strategies for Math

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

Audience:   Adjunct Math Faculty
Length of Workshop:    6 hours
Prerequisite N/A

Participants will learn to use instructional strategies such as exercises with the graphing calculator, incorporation of manipulative, collaborative group learning and peer tutor mentoring.  Faculty will also review the newly revised seamless Math course competencies and determine how best to revise their syllabi and outcomes.

* Adjunct faculty will be compensated at a rate of $20.00/hour upon successful completion of the workshop.  While you are welcome to take a workshop more than once, CTD can only compensate adjunct faculty for the first time that they take one of these workshops.


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

  • Design/redesign syllabi incorporating "My Math Lab" and the Texas Instruments Graphing Calculator
  • Use instructional strategies and exercises with the graphing calculator
  • Incorporate manipulatives into teaching strategies
  • Use collaborative group learning and peer tutor mentoring strategies
  • Effectively communicate with students to reduce "math anxiety"
  • Plan and promote learning communities
  • Revise syllabi and learning outcomes for the seamless math course
  • Learn how to best utilize the Homestead Campus' Learning Support Lab



Reference #







Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0444-1
Course Title: Strategies For 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.