Practicum experiences are closely mentored teaching programs that integrate theory and practice throughout the graduate students' year. There are four total practicum weeks in each season: fall, winter and spring. The summer offers a culminating practicum project intended to integrate all the skills and knowledge developed during the year.
Faculty mentors work closely with teams of graduate students throughout the planning and delivery of their practicum. Multiple observations throughout the year advance graduate students through transitions of novice instructional development.
There are several practicum strands during the year. These include: