EDAS 588 Practicum I – School Administration

A planned program of practice in an educational setting under the direct supervision of University faculty and/or appropriate school administrator. A minimum of 60 clock hours is required.

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

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Candidates are required to engage in developmental and sequential field experiences throughout their program. Candidates will complete practicum experiences that correspond to benchmark assignments in other School Administration (EDAS) courses identified in the candidate’s degree completion plan. Practicum activities must align with the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards.


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Course Requirements Checklist

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

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Field Experience: Planning Your Field Experience Assignment

The candidate will use the provided template to document the projected 60-hour practicum placement schedule. (CLO: H)

Field Experience: Self-Monitoring Assignments (3)

The candidate will complete assignments to track his/her progress in the practicum. (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 candidate will reflect on his/her performance throughout the practicum experience and provide at least two detailed and thoughtful sentences to justify the rating chosen for each rubric criterion. (CLO: B, C)

Field Experience: Pre-AIA Mentor Evaluation Assignment

The mentor 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 CORE. The candidate’s mentor will verify and approve the hours logged in CORE. (CLO: A, F)

Field Experience: Field Experience Conclusion Assignment

The candidate will write a thank-you note to the Mentor 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 CORE), the candidate will complete this acknowledgment quiz. This quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 3 true/false questions, and will have a 1 hour time limit. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Practicum Request

After submitting the practicum placement request, the candidate will complete practicum request quiz. This quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 5 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and will have a 1 hour time limit. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Mapping Out Your Field Experience

After reviewing the two Mapping Out Your Field Experience videos, the candidate will complete this quiz. This quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 5 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and will have a 1 hour time limit. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Career Services

After reviewing the Career Services Information document, the candidate will complete this quiz. This quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 5 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and will have a 1 hour time limit. (CLO: C)

Quiz: Practicum Expectations

After reviewing the Field Experience Handbook and advising guide, the candidate will complete this quiz. This quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 10 true/false questions, and will have a 1 hour time limit. (CLO: H)

Quiz: CORE

After reviewing the CORE Information document, the candidate will complete this quiz. This quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 5 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and will have a 1 hour time limit. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Practicum Preparation

After reviewing all of the practicum information, the candidate will complete this quiz. This quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 2 true/false questions, and will have a 1 hour time limit. (CLO: H)

After reviewing the information related to the field experience summary, the candidate will complete this field experience summary quiz. This quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 5 multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer questions, and will have a 1 hour time limit. (CLO: A, F)


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