Math Specialist Practicum – EDMS 688

CG • Section 16WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 10/05/2022

Course Description

Candidates will participate in a supervised 30-hour field practicum designed to link theory with practice. This practicum may only be repeated one time with prior approval from the program chair.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

Candidates are required to engage in developmental and sequential field experiences throughout their program. Candidates will complete practicum experiences that correspond to the corequisite course identified in the candidate’s degree completion plan. Candidates will assist in the classroom as well as teach one or more formal lessons.

Course Assignment

Assigned readings and presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Self-Monitoring Assignments (3)

The candidate will report on his/her progress in the practicum (CLO: H).

Field Experience: Planning Your Field Experience Assignment

The candidate will use the provided template to document the projected 30-hour practicum placement schedule. (CLO: H)

Field Experience: Pre-SCRIP Dispositions Self-Assessment Assignment

The candidate will reflect on the SOE Pre-SCRIP dispositions and rate his/her performance on the Pre-SCRIP dispositions during the practicum. The candidate will write a justification (3–5 sentences) with specific examples (minimum of 3) to support the self-rating given for each disposition. (CLO: C, G)

Field Experience: Pre-AIA Self-Reflection Assignment

The candidate will use the Pre-AIA assignment to reflect upon the overall practicum experience, including the lesson presentation. The candidate will plan and teach one formal lesson during the practicum. The student will provide at least two detailed and thoughtful sentences to support the rating assigned for each rubric criterion. (CLO: B, C)

Field Experience: Pre-AIA Mentor Evaluation Assignment

The host teacher will evaluate the candidate’s performance during the practicum using the Pre-AIA assessment. (CLO: A, C, D, E)

Field Experience: Field Experience Report Assignment

The candidate will log all completed practicum hours in FEM in LiveText. The candidate’s host teacher will verify and approve the hours logged in LiveText. (CLO: A, F)

Field Experience: Field Experience Conclusion Assignment

The candidate will write a thank-you note to the Host Teacher showing gratitude for the privilege of completing the practicum in his/her school or office. The candidate will then take a picture of the note and submit it to the assignment submission link. (CLO: C, E)

Quiz: Acknowledgment

After reviewing the information related to this practicum and the candidate’s co-requisite course (in LiveText), the candidate will complete a three-question acknowledgment quiz. This quiz is limited to 1 hour and allows 1 attempt. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Practicum Request

After submitting the practicum placement request, the candidate will complete the five-question practicum request quiz. This quiz is limited to 1 hour and allows 1 attempt. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Practicum Expectations

After reviewing the Field Experience Handbook and advising guide, the candidate will complete the ten-question practicum expectations quiz. This quiz is limited to 1 hour and allows 1 attempt. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Mapping Out Your Field Experience

After reviewing the two Mapping Out Your Field Experience videos, the candidate will complete a five-question quiz. This quiz is limited to 1 hour and allows 1 attempt. (CLO: H)

Quiz: LiveText

After reviewing the LiveText Information document, the candidate will complete a five-question quiz. This quiz is limited to 1 hour and allows 1 attempt. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Practicum Preparation

After reviewing all of the practicum information, the candidate will complete a two-question quiz. This quiz is limited to 1 hour and allows 1 attempt. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Self-Monitoring

The candidate will complete this quiz to track their progress in the practicum. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Career Services

After reviewing the Career Services Information document, the candidate will complete a five-question quiz. This quiz is limited to 1 hour and allows 1 attempt. (CLO: C)

After reviewing the information related to the field experience summary, the candidate will complete a field experience summary quiz. This quiz contains 5 multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer questions, is limited to 60 minutes, and allows unlimited attempts. (CLO:  A, F)