Definitions for practicumˈpræk tɪ kəm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word practicum

Wiktionary

  1. practicum(Noun)

    A college course designed to give a student supervised practical knowledge of a subject previously studied theoretically.

  2. practicum(Noun)

    A science exam in which students are questioned about specimens or other objects placed in front of them.

Freebase

  1. Practicum

    A practicum is a graduate level course, often in a specialized field of study, that is designed to give students supervised practical application of a previously or concurrently studied theory. Practicums are common for education and social work majors. In some cases, the practicum may be a part-time student teaching placement that occurs the semester before a student's full-time student teaching placement. It is also called work placement, especially in the UK. The process resembles an internship; however, the latter is often not part of the school program. A practicum is involved in optional parts of schooling.

Translation

Find a translation for the practicum definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these practicum definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"practicum." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 May 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/practicum>.

Are we missing a good definition for practicum? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for practicum:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.