Practicum (Required)


Practicum (Required, 2 credits hrs)

Prof. Nancy (nancytyan@gmail.com)
Prof. Li-juing Wu, Dean, School of Educaiton (lijuing.wu@gmail.com)

Course Objectives:

To connect to Taiwan schools, classrooms and teachers.

To apply learner-centered instruction practices to real teaching sessions.

Course Schedule:

Below should be considered a flexible and loose schedule, because we will need to dance with the practicum institution and its schedule.

Stage 1:
Week 1~5
1. Professors get to know students’ background and their career/thesis directions
2. Professors and students collaboratively develop a meaningful practicum plan that’s tied to your career/thesis.
3. Visit practicum institutions and mentors.
4. Confirm practicum institution, mentor, time/responsibilities

Stage 2:
Week 6~9
1. Enter practicum institution to observe, hopefully participate peripherally.
2. Start thinking about the details of your practicum product that’s meaningful to the practicum institution and people there. The product can be a teaching project, a teaching plan, a manual or a video, etc. Discuss with your professor and mentor.

Stage 3:
Week 10~12
1. Develop practicum product (v.1) with professor and mentor.
2. Try out product (v.1), collect data, revise accordingly to come up with product (v.2) under the supervision of professor and mentor.

Stage 4:
Week 13~16
1. Implement product (v.2), collect data, revise accordingly to come up with product (final version) under the supervision of professor and mentor.
2. Make a PPT report the process and product

Stage 5:
Week 17~18
1. Show & Tell
2. Celebration of learning

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