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AACC Workshops Help You Overcome Math Anxiety

April 4, 2012

Don’t let your math difficulties get in the way of your academic future. This spring, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is offering several workshops focusing on ways people can overcome their math anxieties. The two-hour workshops are free to both current students and people considering attending or returning to college.

Some of the topics covered include:
Discovering how your past math performance may be impacting your present reaction to math.
Conquering math anxiety, math avoidance and math procrastination.
Selecting study strategies that fit your learning style.
Adopting new approaches for solving word problems and using formulas.
Using effective memory strategies to help retain what you learn.
Starting the habit of checking your math work to minimize careless errors.
Reducing math test anxiety so you can relax and demonstrate what you know.

No pre-registration is necessary. Workshops are scheduled on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway, unless otherwise noted: 
10 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 12, in the Student Union Room 204.
2-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Student Union Room 204.
8-10 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the Schwartz Building Room 203.
10 a.m.-noon Thursday, April 17, at AACC at Arundel Mills, Room 110, 7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover.
Noon-2 p.m. Monday, April 21, in the Humanities Building Room 117.
2:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Glen Burnie Town Center, Room 420, 101 Crain Highway N, Glen Burnie.

For information about the workshops, contact Nancy L. Chell, associate professor of mathematics, by email. AACC also offers free, self-paced online courses, “Succeed with Math” and “Learning to Learn.” For information, go to the Bridge to Success website.