Course Description and Goal:
The Tellington TTouch Method is an integrative, wholistic method of working with animals. It combines a forward-thinking, positive attitude towards behavior with a body of logical, non-confrontational techniques and exercises geared to promoting mental, physical and emotional balance.
Whether you are a new dog guardian or long time dog professional, you will gain an understanding of how and why to implement the Tellington TTouch Method in a variety of situations.
The course is intended to help you:
The course will help fulfill the Online Education requirement for Tellington TTouch Practitioner Status. Non-professional animal enthusiasts interested in learning how to utilize the Tellington TTouch in their everyday animal interactions will find the course useful and informative.
Technical requirements for completing Tellington TTouch Training Online Education classes include:
This course is being offered over the World Wide Web as a Distance and Online Education offering. Students will login to the course site to access the course materials. For details of the course assignments and activities, see the “Course Work” section of this syllabus. For those pursuing Practitioner Status this course is the starting point. Completion of this course will go towards their overall requirements to become a certified Tellington TTouch Practitioner and is contingent on successful testing and completion of assignment requirements.
Students who are partaking the course for their own interest are not required to complete the assignments and testing. If they wish to undertake the quizzes and assignments they will receive a certificate upon satisfactory completion.
Students are expected to visit the course site weekly to:
Lectures & reading material:
Students are expected to watch lecture videos and read any suggested articles.
Online Quizzes (10):
There will be six online quizzes covering material from the lectures, videos, and readings. Each quiz is consists of multiple choice and short answer questions.
Students will submit assignments. Each assignment will be assessed by the instructor or other accredited individual to assess your knowledge and understanding of the course material as satisfactory or not.
|Unit 1 | Tellington TTouch: Attitude & Philosophy|| Module 1 Quiz (multiple choice) Module 1 Assignment (short essay/paragraph)|
|Module 2 | Training Your Eye: Observation & Awareness|| Module 2 Quiz Module 2 Application Assignment|
|Module 3 | Basics of Bodywork: The TTouches|| Module 3 Quiz Module 3 Application Assignment|
|Module 4 | Change the Posture: Change the Animal – Basic Leash work|| Module 4 Quiz Module 4 Application Assignment|
|Module 5 | Confidence Course: The Playground for Higher Learning|| Module 5 Quiz Module 5 Application Assignment|
|Module 6 | Tools for Change: When, How, Why to Use them|| Module 6 Quiz Module 6 Application Assignment|
Testing for Practitioner Status:
Upon completion of all Module testing requirements, individuals applying for Practitioner status must: