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In observation of the Thanksgiving holiday, AMTA National Office will be closed Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM CST
through Friday, November 24, 2017. 
You can reach us during our normal business hours starting Monday, November 27, 2017.

Key Elements of Effective Course Planning

$30.00 members / $30.00 nonmembers     2.0 credit hours

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Analyze the key elements and steps for designing a course that will cover subject matter in an effective and engaging manner that facilitates learning. Lessons include laying the groundwork for successful course planning, developing learning objectives, writing a syllabus and lesson plans, learning assessments and the importance of reflection to bring it all together. Practical tips and reflective questions are included to help you apply the course content to your own classroom setting.


Objectives

Participants in this course will be able to:

  • Describe the key elements of the course planning process
  • Construct learning objectives with measurable outcomes
  • Develop an effective course syllabus and lesson plans
  • Plan courses that effective cover the intended subject matter
  • Develop learning assessments and homework that reflect the desired outcomes of a course

Copyright

This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.

About the author(s)

Kelly Towey, M. Ed., has over 20 years experience working in organized medicine and with national associations. Her consultant work includes work in the areas of Website content development, communications, project management, health policy and public relations.

Course approval codes

MSP #133

Course expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Refunds

Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.

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