Required in all Rank I programs. Following prescribed guidelines, the student works on a problem of practical significance in the classroom, school, or school district and prepares a formal project report. A written project proposal is prepared during the first month of the course, and students are expected to complete course requirements by the end of the term in which they are registered. Regular consultation with the project supervisor is expected. Prerequisites: Completion of 12 semester hours toward Rank I certification, and permission of the instructor.