Category: Instructional Design

Breakout Presenter: Trends in Anatomy Education at the AFMTE 2021 Educational Congress

Zeth’s graduate work involved the teaching of anatomy to pre-licensure healthcare professionals. Zeth is presenting on this topic in July 2021 at a national conference for massage educators.

Several Ways Massage Educators Can Utilize Available Images

As a massage educator, I am always looking for experiences to help my learners grasp complicated anatomical concepts. An understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the body is essential to applying safe and effective hands-on clinical skills. Many massage teachers may feel overwhelmed when they cannot find an image that fits what is in […]

Educator Credentials: AFMTE Certified Massage and Bodywork Educator

The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education is one of the most important organizations in my profession. I truly believe that the best way to uplift the massage community is to better prepare massage educators to effectively influence the upcoming generations of students. I joined as a teacher member. Then I voluntarily began the portfolio and […]

Workshop: Projecting Your Voice for Networking Success

I have always believed that the skills I have learned can be applied to other areas of life. I was a theater kid in high school. I noticed many of my networking groups had professionals who couldn’t speak loud enough. I created a seminar that helped business people learn how to be heard.

Interactive Learning Tools for Massage Therapy Students: Crosswords for Neuromuscular

Project: A Series of Interactive Crossword Puzzles for Neuromuscular Massage TherapistsFormat: E-LearningSoftware: Crosswordhobbiest.com Scenario: Interactive crossword puzzles created for assisting massage students to learn neuromuscular therapy concepts. View Here:

E-Learning Projects for Massage Therapists: It Came from the Breakroom Part 1

Project: It Came from the Breakroom Part 1Format: E-LearningSoftware: Storyline Articulate 360, HMTL5, Flash Features: Multiple Characters, Text Dialogue Exchange, Multiple Choice Interaction, Drag-and-Drop Matching, Check List Interaction, Hot Spots, Sounds, Layers, and Motion Paths Scenario: This story-based mini-course is designed to build empathy and awareness of body shame in potential massage clients. A new […]

E-Learning Projects for Massage Therapists: School Online Schedule

Project: How to Find the Online Class CalendarFormat: E-LearningSoftware: Storyline Articulate 360, HMTL5, Flash Features: Drag-and-Drop Order, Multiple Choice, Video, Audio, Screen Capture Scenario: This project was designed to reduce the workload of an education director at a massage therapy school by teaching students how to access the resources available to them. The idea was […]

E-Learning Projects for Massage Therapists: Intro to Red Flags

Project: Introduction to Red Flags for Massage Therapists Format: E-LearningSoftware: Storyline Articulate 360, HMTL5, Flash Features: Multiple Characters, Text Dialogue Exchange, Multiple Choice Interaction, Drag-and-Drop Matching, Check List Interaction Scenario: This story-based mini-course is designed for massage therapists to receive an introduction to the concept of red flags. The learner guides Carla (a massage therapist) […]

Quizlet Class: Free Resources for Neuromuscular Therapists

One of my strengths is that I can adapt to almost any software or application quickly. This allows me to provide educational materials that are accessible to a particular population, without adding financial burden onto the facility. Quizlet is a fantastic program that I highly recommend. It allows students to practice spaced repetition using a […]