Advanced Practicum and Community
Connections in Adapted Physical Education
This distance education course is intended to assist you in gaining
experience and contacts within your immediate community for practical and
advocacy purposes. Registrants for this course are required to:
- Locate an educational setting for individuals with disabilities in their
community. This practicum includes a 30-hour commitment to the educational
- Obtain the setting director’s approval of your participation as a practicum
site and request the setting director to provide an individual willing to
participate as your supervisor. The supervisor’s primary responsibility will be
to facilitate your learning experience through mentorship and communication with
the university advisor (Kristi Roth).
This course requires no less and no more than 2 hours per week in a school-based practicum setting. Opportunities exist to work this requirement into the general teaching responsibilities if certain prerequisites are met. (Please discuss with the instructor.) Additional responsibilities include weekly online communication with the course instructor and other class members.