This professional course is designed to improve your
effectiveness as an instructor. Whether you are just starting out, re-thinking
your teaching methods or need a shot of enthusiasm, this innovative program will
provide you with knowledge and skills critical for success.
Taught using a
hands-on, interactive format, this course combines practice instructing, video
analysis, games, group discussion, lecture and training shelter dogs. Along with
several opportunities to instruct/present on various topics and skills, you will
be given study or written assignments each evening to provoke thought, increase
understanding and enhance your ability to articulate ideas.
We will concentrate
on helping you to think critically so you can teach effectively! We take pride
in our reputation for a safe, friendly learning environment. The curriculum is
designed to improve your competency as an instructor and is applicable to all
types of instructing. You apply it to your area of expertise.
- canine learning and behavior;
- stress in dogs;
- canine temperament;
- evaluating training philosophies and methods;
- getting behavior to
- behavior chains,
- sing the right equipment, d
- esigning courses that meet
your students' needs;
- student personalities;
- classroom management;
- and how to
develop your own unique style to create a fun, motivating class.
- And much more!
Enrollment is limited to maximize personal attention and create a supportive
atmosphere. Only 24 full registration spots and up to 6 auditors.