2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EDCI 62454 Special Education: Residency Practicum

This course will provide candidates an opportunity to experience many of the various professional responsibilities of a teacher in special education. The course provides a supervised clinical field experience designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice. It is a problem-solving process; a time for trying one's self in the role of a teacher while gaining self-knowledge and technical skills that includes interpretation of intelligence tests, formal and informal evaluation/assessment procedures, evidence-based instruction, and practical application of teaching strategies and behavior management techniques. Prerequisite: EDCI 62408 with minimum grade of C.