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Graduate Course Details
Number EDU 840P
Title Practicum for the Reading Specialist
Credits 3.0


This is a supervised 150-hour practicum experience in diagnosis of reading difficulties, teaching to meet specific needs and literacy leadership. Experience in the practicum will include: Administration of diagnostic measures, design of intervention strategies, teaching, preparation of reports of progress, and design of professional development activities, including coaching. There are required individual conferences with the cooperating practitioner and university supervisor. Prerequisites: EDU 741C, EDU 817C, EDU 745A, EDU 845, passing score on the Specialist Teacher of Reading MTEL and verification of one-year of employment on the role and at the grade level of the candidate's initial license. To be taken concurrently with EDU 840S: Practicum Seminar for Reading Specialist License. Restricted admission.