Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

COSM 80V - Cosmetology Instructor Training (1-13)

  • Prerequisite: Valid Cosmetology license, one year Cosmetology full-time work experience and meet all the Hawai‘i State Cosmetology Board Teacher Training requirements; AND ENG 19 and/or ENG 21, OR ESL 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23
  • Instructor approval required.

COSM majors only. The application of teaching principles in the area of cosmetology with the development of communication skills in theoretical and technical knowledge acquired from experience in the field of cosmetology. Techniques of individual and group instruction in laboratory and related classes; evaluation of various methods. Student may meet criteria to take Hawai‘i State Cosmetology Board Teacher's Exam for license. Repeatable until 13 credits are earned.

40 hrs. lect./lab. maximum per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of COSM 80V, the student will be able to:

  • Identify six of the basic needs common to learners of today
  • Explain the four critical principles used when correcting a learner's performance
  • Name the ten steps that an educator can take to cultivate a positive relationship with superiors
  • List the advantages of lesson planning
  • Explain what each component of a lesson plan is
  • Identify the four categories of instructional materials
  • List the ten advantages for using educational aids
  • Explain the ten methods used for inspiring learner motivation
  • Employ methods to strengthen the body or major content of a lesson
  • Define what is meant by barriers of learning
  • Describe various difficult learner behaviors and explain methods for managing them
  • Identify the specific technical skills needed for entry-level practitioners in hair care, skin care, nail care electrology and massage therapy
  • Understand the three elements of zone teaching
  • Explain the personal role of every school-team member
  • Describe the purpose of grading
  • List the characteristics of nine different types of grading styles
  • Identify the characteristics of the different types of learners
  • Describe the challenges for the four learning styles
  • Define teaching, learning, and teaching methods
  • Explain the importance of facilitating learning for all students regardless of their abilities
  • Explain the qualities for satisfactory performance within each area of performance

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