Katherine M Bartlett
T EDUC 594
Second of two practicum seminars designed to improve professional practice. Prerequisite: T EDUC 593 or permission of instructor.
The goal of the practicum seminar is to improve students' educational practices. The seminar will provide students with the background, knowledge and opportunity to explore evidence-based practices in "real" academic settings.
Student learning goals
Critically read and analyze research on evidence-based instructional practices
Articulate perspectives, based on research, regarding major issues in the education of students with disabilities and others with challenging learning issues
Design and implement an intervention action plan created to improve instructional outcomes for students with regards to their diversity and abilities
Design and implement methods to evaluate the effectiveness of the action plan
Understand the importance and value of differentiating assignments to match students' needs
Understand the necessity to remain current concerning evidence-based practices and policies
General method of instruction
Whole group instruction with small group research projects. Opportunities for questions, answers, feedback on practicum experiences. Differentiated method of assignments and assessments.
Class assignments and grading
Assisgnments will be project based. Grading is pass/fail.