Field Experience Practicum: Gifted Learners – EDGL 598

CG • Section 16WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 09/05/2023

Course Description

This course will be used to provide field experiences for students desiring licensure in conjunction with certificate programs.

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

Course Requirements Checklist

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

Field Experience: Planning Your Field Experience Assignment

The candidate will use the provided template to document the projected 45-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: GEPA Self-Reflection Assignment

The candidate will use the GEPA 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 provide at least two detailed and thoughtful sentences to justify the rating chosen for each rubric criterion. (CLO: B, C)

Field Experience: GEPA Host Teacher Evaluation Assignment

The host teacher will evaluate the candidate’s performance during the practicum using the GEPA 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)

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

Quiz: Acknowledgment

After reviewing the information related to this practicum and the candidate’s co-requisite course (in LiveText), the candidate will complete this acknowledgment quiz. This quiz is open-book/open notes, contains 3 true/false questions, and has a 1-hour time limit. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Practicum Request

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

Quiz: Practicum Expectations

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

Quiz: LiveText

After reviewing the LiveText Information document, the candidate will complete this quiz. This quiz is open-book/open notes, contains 5 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and has 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 is open-book/open notes, contains 2 true/false questions, and has a 1-hour time limit. (CLO: H)

Quiz: Career Services

After reviewing the information in the Read: Career Services item, the candidate will complete this quiz. This quiz is open-book/open notes, contains 5 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and has a 1-hour time limit. (CLO: C)