Workshop: Reducing Test-Taking Anxiety  

Course ID - CTD0458 

Short Title: Test-Taking Anxiety 

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

Audience:     Faculty
Length of Workshop:      2 hours
Prerequisite   none

The term "test anxiety" refers to the emotional reactions that some students have to exams.  The fear of exams in not an irrational fear - after all, how students perform on college exams can shape the course of an academic career; however, the excessive fear of exams interferes with students' ability to be successful in college.  There are several components of test anxiety as well as a number of techniques for reducing test anxiety


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

  • Define test anxiety
  • List the components of test anxiety 
  • Engage techniques to reduce students' test anxiety 
  • Discuss the causes of test anxiety 



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD00458
Course Title: Test-Taking Anxiety
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.