Module A1 - Essential Skills in Osteopathic Education

WHEN to be announced
LOCATION Wiener Schule für Osteopathie (WSO), Frimbergergasse 6-8, 1130 Vienna, Austria
COST OsEAN Members € 290 / Module A1 + A2 € 550              
Non-OsEAN Members € 390 / Module A1 + A2 € 730
LANGUAGE English
PRE-REQUISITES  None

In this weekend workshop we will discuss the manifold aspects of teaching osteopathy. It will have a a strong practical focus, aimed at those new to teaching as well as at experienced lecturers, who are looking for a broader repertoire of methods or a better understanding of the underlying principles. This is a weekend course which will start on Friday and countinue until Sunday afternoon, overall 25 hours of lectures and 100 hours of studying.

Aims & Objectives

  • To explore the importance of the teacher’s personal motivation
  • To apply the osteopathic principles in teaching
  • To give a brief overview of communication theories
  • To experiment with different ways of presenting content
  • To use media like PowerPoint presentations, handouts or models
  • To discuss ways of handling disturbance or conflict
  • To highlight the value of varying social structures (whole group -small groups – triads – pairs)
  • To identify important principles for planning and preparation

Learning Outcomes

The candidate should be able to:

  • To use an essential vocabulary as part of a broad overview of contemporary ideas, issues, questions and practices in osteopathic education;
  • To explore different methods and venues for teaching and learning
  • To apply the osteopathic principles in teaching
  • To give a brief overview of communication theories
  • To produce and use media like PowerPoint presentations, handouts or models
  • To make use of different ways of presenting content
  • To introduce ways of handling disturbance or conflict
  • To highlight the value of varying social structures (whole group -small groups – triads – pairs)
  • To identify important principles for planning and preparation

Teaching methods

  • Theoretical lecture aided by PowerPoint presentations
  • Role play
  • Group discussions
  • Practical and theoretical Workshops
  • Handouts

Assessment    

Presentation of self-developed course structure, lecture or teaching materials

Module Leader

Raimund Engel, MSc. D.O.

Co-founder and director of the Vienna School of Osteopathy, co-founder and board member of the International Academy of Physioenergetics, former president of OsEAN, lecturer for osteopathy and physioenergetics in Austria and also internationally, wba-certified for adult educators.

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