Higher Education

Master Educator, 3rd Edition

  • Letha Barnes
  • ISBN-10: 1133693695  |  ISBN-13: 9781133693697
  • 474 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2001
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $135.75

About

Overview

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.

Features and Benefits

  • Each chapter incorporates teaching methods such as lectures, group discussions, peer coaching, role playing, mnemonics, games, group synergy and humor to promote active participation.
  • Sample lesson plans and evaluation checklists to aid in classroom management.

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.

What's New

  • Instructor strategies and philosophies listed at the start of each chapter, present clear steps towards achieving goals while correcting some of the misleading myths about goal setting.
  • Features such as “Wrapping It Up,” “It’s Worth Remembering,” and “Consider and Connect” help emphasize important points to be remembered.
  • Highlighted Key Terms and Glossary can be used to create teaching tools such as flash cards to aid and expedite learning.

Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

“This was a great reminder to me of areas I need to grow in and areas I can inspire in.”

— Adelaide Noel, Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator of the State of Illinois

“It offers strong suggestions for application of classroom management and lesson planning techniques. Cosmetology Master Educators need a firm plan of action for beginning their career in the classroom. This text offers realistic and employable information to support educators.”

— Crystal Rivenbark, Salon Owner, Hair Architecture, LLC

“The Milady Master Educator provides the information that is needed not only for state licensure but for the future Educators to have a strong foundation of information on which to build a successful career in the Beauty Industry…Master Educator as I have stated before allows for the season or career Educator to have a textbook in which they can reconnect to the information that made them great!”

— Carol Woodard, Education Trainer, Ogle School

“An excellent tool for an educator- I believe it covers all the information/knowledge necessary to become a great educator. The information /knowledge is very concise, understandable and totally engages the reader.”

— Sandra Alexcae Moren, Chiron Marketing Inc.

“MME has been a great tool for many years, keep up the great work.”

— Flo Woodard, Ravenscroft Beauty College

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1133777058 | ISBN-13: 9781133777052)

This resource contains every page of the printed Course Management Guide, with the addition of instructor support slides and a computerized test bank.

CourseMate, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133776906 | ISBN-13: 9781133776901)

CourseMate provides instructors with all of the reporting tools needed to track student engagement, while students can access interactive study tools in a dynamic, online learning environment.

List Price = $144.00  | CengageBrain Price = $144.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $144.00

CourseMate, 4 terms (24 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1133776892 | ISBN-13: 9781133776895)

CourseMate provides instructors with all of the reporting tools needed to track student engagement, while students can access interactive study tools in a dynamic, online learning environment.

List Price = $144.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $108.00

Student Supplements

Exam Review  (ISBN-10: 1133776590 | ISBN-13: 9781133776598)

This is the primary student supplement to Milady’s Master Educator. The Exam Review contains chapter-by-chapter questions in multiple-choice formats to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.

List Price = $52.95  | CengageBrain Price = $52.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $42.25

CourseMate, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133776906 | ISBN-13: 9781133776901)

CourseMate provides instructors with all of the reporting tools needed to track student engagement, while students can access interactive study tools in a dynamic, online learning environment.

List Price = $144.00  | CengageBrain Price = $144.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $144.00

CourseMate, 4 terms (24 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1133776892 | ISBN-13: 9781133776895)

CourseMate provides instructors with all of the reporting tools needed to track student engagement, while students can access interactive study tools in a dynamic, online learning environment.

List Price = $144.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $108.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Letha Barnes

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.