Instructors in the field of massage therapy need to be current in the technical aspects of massage therapy so they will be able to provide instruction that is relevant and current.  As educators it is important they have expertise in how to deliver their content in ways that engage all students in the learning process.  This group is for massage therapy educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Learning vs. Teaching with Mr. Bloom | Origin: ED330 | New comment by Kathryn Cunnagin

I plan to create a more comprehensive rubric for assignments, and give this to the students at the time of assignment so they will know exactly what is expected.  

Hands-On Work | Origin: ED330 | New comment by Stefano Bartoli

At the beginning of each term, I like to show the students the rubric so they can understand the grades they receive from the instructors. It also shows them how to receive better grades if they...

Assessing COMTA Competencies & ELAP Outcomes | Origin: ED330 | New comment by Stefano Bartoli

Breaking down SOAP notes and making the student understand the importance of what each section means.  Understanding that when they are in the clinic, they are being evaluated on what they...

Learning vs. Teaching with Mr. Bloom | Origin: ED330 | New comment by Stefano Bartoli

For some students, the science portion of class can be overwhelming at times.  By creating projects, the students would be more engaged and could have a better understanding of kinesiology.

Beyond the Exam: Meaningful, Real-World Assessments | Origin: ED330 | New comment by Jeni Spring

Is anyone using Moodle or Blackboard - the mentioned LMS's? I'd love to pick your brain offline and see how it's being implemented in massage realms. Thanks

Hands-On Work | Origin: ED330 | New comment by Jeni Spring

That top 10 tips is a great resource: I saved it for easy reference and reminders

Hands-On Work | Origin: ED330 | New comment by stacy campbell

I'm going to use checklist rubrics for formative skills checks and analytical ones for practicals. 

Assessing COMTA Competencies & ELAP Outcomes | Origin: ED330 | New comment by stacy campbell

It is very helpful to remember the order of instructional design  learning objective then assessment then lesson plan and sometimes breaking down the lesson plan into smaller foundational...

Learning vs. Teaching with Mr. Bloom | Origin: ED330 | New comment by stacy campbell

I want to use more art projects with anatomy.  

Learning vs. Teaching with Mr. Bloom | Origin: ED330 | New comment by pamela mcgrath

Setting up clear learning objectives in the order of the pyramid from bottom to top