Apr 16, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OCED 4534 - Supervised Practicum in Vocational Education


3 cr. Only offered evenings.

A practicum is a modified teaching placement in a vocational technical school or equivalent field-based experience. Candidates function as pre-approved instructors with responsibility for demonstrating ability to implement various teaching models, familiarization with school policies, classroom management techniques and the coordination of educable training resources. Teaching is supervised by a cooperating teacher and monitored and evaluated by a university instructor. Practicum participants design competency-based lesson plans, participate actively in seminar discussions and complete a research assignment on educational reform. The eligible practicum time requirements are five hours a day for three or four days a week over six week period.



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