Practicum
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Undergraduate Practicum Eligibility Criteria

  1. Junior Standing
  2. Minumum GPA of 0

Procedures

  1. The director of experiential education (Associate Dean Diamando Afxentiou) will identify a company liaison and a corporate project;
  2. The director, working with the department chairs, will identify students to participate in the project. Criteria for student selection may vary if the project requires specific skills. Final approval for the student team (3 or 4 students) is made by the director;
  3. The director, working with the department chairs, will identify and assign a faculty advisor;
  4. The faculty advisor and the student team develop learning objectives;
  5. The student team meets with the faculty advisor and the company liaison to discuss the project;
  6. The student team meets with faculty advisor regularly and company liaison periodically to provide project updates; the student team must maintain a log of the meetings with the company liaison;
  7. The student team submits a report on project outcomes and makes an oral presentation to a group chosen by the company liaison;
  8. Each student submits a two page reflection report on the impact of the experiential education on the learning goals;
  9. The faculty advisor assigns letter grade, with input from the company liaison.
  10. The faculty advisor submits the student logs, team report, PowerPoint slides, and reflection pieces to the director for the purpose of maintaining a file that will validate the assurance of learning.

Graduate Practicum Eligibility Criteria

  1. Good academic standing

Procedures

  1. Identify a company liaison and a corporate project;
  2. Identify students to participate in the project and create a team of 3-4 students;
  3. The faculty advisor and the student team develop learning objectives;
  4. The student team meets with the faculty advisor and the company liaison to discuss the project;
  5. The student team meets with faculty advisor regularly (once a week) and company liaison periodically to provide project updates; the student team must maintain a log of the meetings with the company liaison;
  6. The student team submits a report on project outcomes and makes an oral presentation to a group chosen by the company liaison;
  7. Each student submits a two page reflection report on the impact of the experiential education on the learning goals;
  8. The faculty advisor assigns letter grade, with input from the company liaison.
  9. The faculty advisor submits the student logs, team report, PowerPoint slides, and reflection pieces to the department for the purpose of maintaining a file that will validate the assurance of learning.

For additional information please contact:

 Dr. Amr Swid
Director of Experiential Education
Phone: 516.686.1077
E-mail: aswid@nyit.edu

 
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