APR 650, APR 750, RED 587 & RED 787
The Applied Field Experience courses (field-based project or practicum) involve the design and implementation of an education-related intervention project appropriate to each student’s specialization in an educational setting. These courses run the full term (16 weeks). View the online schedule for these courses.
APR 650, APR 750, RED 587, and RED 787 are offered Fall and Winter terms (16 weeks). These courses are not offered during the Summer term.
APR 650 (Master’s level) and APR 750 (EdS level) (3 credits) are for students not seeking initial
The M.S. Reading Practicum, RED 587 (3 credits) is the culminating applied professional experience for students in the M.S. reading education program. It is a requirement for students enrolled in the endorsement program or those pursuing certification in reading (check with your state’s department of education for specific requirements).
The Ed.S. Reading Practicum, RED 787 (3 credits), is the culminating applied professional experience for students in the Ed.S. reading education program.
Step 1: Download, complete, and submit the application packet which includes:
- The application
- The Administrator Consent form
- The checklist
- The Student Transaction Form
Note: These courses are only offered in the Fall and Winter full terms. You need to go to the online schedule to obtain the CRN to add to the Student Transaction Form. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
Follow the directions on the application form for submission.
Step 2: Complete the Student Enrollment Agreement form after you have received notification of application approval, so that you can be registered for your course. The SEA requires students to agree to meet and uphold NSU’s standards and policies. For questions about the SEA, please call 954-262-7200.
To complete the SEA:
- Log into SharkLink (https://sharklink.nova.edu/cp/home/displaylogin).
- Locate the “Records and Academics” section on the Student tab and click on “Course Information”.
- Select “Registration-Add/Drop” to access and complete the SEA.
Note: Students must apply for course admission during the registration period for the chosen term and at least three weeks prior to the beginning of the term in which they wish to take this course.
All applied field experience courses require a minimum of 24 credits completed, which must include EDU 5000, CUR 526 (EDU 708 for EdS students) and EDU 600---for MS reading students, Students applying for RED 587 must have also completed RED 554, RED 555, RED 570, and RED 575. Students must have access to an educational setting for the entire term.
If you need a placement in a school, contact the Office of Placement Services at 954-262-7900 (1-800-986-3223, ext. 27900) to arrange your placement within a school in any given school district. Certain requirements must be met, such as gaining security clearance, and they vary from district to district.
Important! Placements take time to coordinate, so contact this office as soon as possible.