Webinar: Teaching Methods that Improve Learner Concept Formation
The most important thing we can do as massage instructors teaching in foundational massage programs is improve learner concept formation by teaching level 1 of the cognitive domain effectively. In level 1 of the ELAP Learning Taxonomy the focus is on terms and concepts. Great teachers consciously build learners’ mental representations of basic massage concepts and anchor them in memory. If you want your students to thrive in your classes, pass the MBLEx on the first try, and think critically to plan effective sessions for clients, you’ll want to learn these methods.
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Anne Williams is a licensed massage therapist, former esthetician, certified reflexologist, clinical hypnotherapist, registered counselor, aromatherapist, author, and educator. She has worked as a school director of education, massage instructor, CE provider, spa consultant, curriculum specialist, and director of education at Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP). She is currently the director of education at Massage Mastery Online. Her publications include Spa Bodywork: A Guide for Massage Therapists (2006) and Massage Mastery: From Student to Professional (2012). Learn more at www.plantspiritlife.com and https://massagemastery.online/.