Master Educator / Edition 3 available in Paperback
Milady's Master Educator, Third Edition provides the backbone of the instructor theory for the beauty and wellness educator. The text presents educators with the teaching skills and educational judgments necessary to become an effective and successful instructor. The content in Master Educator is designed for flexibility, being used in programs ranging from a basic overview of instructor training to programs that require more advanced teaching techniques. Presented in a conversational, easy-to-understand style, it uses many pedagogical features to emphasize important information and powerful teaching techniques. Master Educator serves the future instructor as a valuable, fundamental learning tool, and the seasoned instructor with the strategies needed to adapt to the changing landscape of classroom learning.
About the Author
Letha Barnes is a third-generation educator and school owner. In her more than 40 years in career education, she has achieved many accomplishments. She served the State of New Mexico for 10 years as the school representative on the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists, holding the position of vice-chairman or chairman. She is a former president of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS), during which she spearheaded the effort to re-establish the educational branch of the association, which is known today as Cosmetology Educators of America (CEA). As an approved provider of continuing education and former Director of the Career Institute, she has presented continuing-education programs to thousands of educators, professionals, and students throughout the United States and Canada. She has been a speaker at regional, national, and international events, including Hairworld '96, Great Clips for Hair National Conventions, AACS Mid-Year Conferences, AACS annual conventions, the National Interstate Council of State Boards annual conferences, and numerous CEA conventions. She is well known for her highly energetic presentations and her passion for education. She has testified before the New Mexico State Senate and a U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on behalf of career education. She served as a school owner commissioner, an academic commissioner, and first vice-chairman for the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Science (NACCAS) and taught their Accreditation Workshops for over 10 years. In addition, she has contributed to numerous other works for Cengage Learning, including instructor tools for cosmetology, fundamentals esthetics, advanced esthetics, nail technology and instructor training. She has also developed and authored four editions of the Essential Companion Study Guide that accompanies the Standard: Cosmetology core textbook.
Table of Contents
PART I. BASIC TEACHING SKILLS FOR CAREER EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS. 1. The Career Education Instructor. 2. The Teaching Plan and Learning Environment. 3. Teaching Study and Testing Skills. 4. Basic Learning Styles and Principles. 5. Basic Methods of Teaching and Learning. 6. Communicating Confidently. 7. Effective Presentations. 8. Effective Classroom Management and Supervision. 9. Achieving Learner Results. 10. Program Development, and Lesson Planning. 11. Educational Aids and Technology in the Classroom. 12. Assessing Progress and Advising Students. PART II. BASIC TEACHING SKILLS FOR CAREER EDUCATION IN THE BEAUTY AND WELLNESS DISCIPLINES 13. Making the Student Salon an Adventure. 14. Career and Employment Preparation. 15. The Art of Retaining Students. PART III. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR CAREER EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS. 16. Educator Relationships. 17. Learning Is a Laughing Matter. 18. Teaching Success Strategies for a Winning Career. 19. Teams at Work. 20. Evaluating Professional Performance.