Simple Definition of practicum
: a course of study for teachers, doctors, nurses, etc., that involves actually working in the area of study and using the knowledge and skills that have been learned in a school
Full Definition of practicum
: a course of study designed especially for the preparation of teachers and clinicians that involves the supervised practical application of previously studied theory
Examples of practicum
<she got some coaching experience through a 40-hour practicum with the parks department>
Origin of practicum
German Praktikum, from Late Latin practicum, neuter of practicus practical
First Known Use: 1904
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