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About the Practicum

LIS offers two variations of the Practicum, designated by the letters after LSC 695.

LSC 695A: Practicum LSC 695B: School Library Media Practicum
3 credits
Elective Required for SLM course of study
Supervised professional training in a library, archive, or other library/information service agency approved by LIS faculty Supervised professional training in a school library media center approved by LIS faculty
Minimum 120 hours
Requires written goals and evaluation of practicum experience Requires written evaluation of practicum experiences, observation by Practicum Coordinator, and participation in an online course
Requests should be made toward the end of the preceding semester to allow sufficient time to make arrangements Requests should be made toward the beginning of the preceding semester to allow sufficient time to make arrangements
Graded Pass/Fail
  May be taken twice
Prerequisites: 551, 553, 555 and approval of student's advisor, with permission of Practicum Coordinator Prerequisites: 835 and permission of Practicum Coordinator
Tuition for Practicum is the on-campus rate

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Advisors

LSC 695A Practicum Advisor: Prof. David Shumaker
shumaker@cua.edu
202-319-5085
202-319-5574 (fax)

Room 455 Columbus School of Law Building

 

LSC 695B School Library Media Practicum Coordinator: Nancy Silcox
silcox@cua.edu

 

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