Workshop:  Four Methods for Alleviating Communication Anxiety

Course ID - CTD0499-4

Short Title: Alleviating Anxiety 

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

Audience:    Faculty, Staff and Administrators
Length of Workshop:     1.5 hours
Prerequisite none

Dr. Loren Ekroth will be presenting "Four Methods for Alleviating Communication Anxiety" which will address the challenges individuals face in various communication situations.  Dr. Ekroth will present four proven approaches that will reduce the fear students experience in the classroom setting as well as in their future employment.  These simple techniques can also be self-applied to almost any academic, professional, or personal situation which evokes anxiety (i.e., tests, interviews, oral presentations).

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


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

  • Describe various areas of Communication apprehension
  •  Identify four approaches to reducing communication apprehension
  • Discuss how to teach these four approaches to reducing Communication anxiety to students



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0499-4
Course Title: Alleviating 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.