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A school or college course, especially one in a specialized field of study, that is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied theory: advanced practicums in teaching reading.

[German Praktikum, from Late Latin prācticum, neuter of prācticus, practical; see practical.]


(Education) a course in which theory is put into practice, a practical training or research session


(ˈpræk tɪ kəm)

a course of study devoted to practical experience in a field.
[1900–05; (< German Praktikum) < Latin, neuter of prācticus practical]
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19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of America announced today that Alzheimer's Community Care's Dementia-Specific Practicum for Nursing Student Program was named a Merit Finalist award recipient in the2015 Community Partnership Award competition.
Cheetah Mobile is kicking off the partnership, by sponsoring the flagship practicum course for the Information Networking Institute (INI) Master's program at Carnegie Mellon's Silicon Valley campus this semester.
After completion of the required hours of classroom instruction, according the school's website, the practicum course allows students to gain the required work experience as a counselor intern (CI), which provides a structured and supervised practicum in off-campus approved training sites.
During a practicum experience, the AIT has an opportunity to rotate through each facility department, developing an understanding of frontline service staff roles, the responsibilities of the departmental managers, and how each department integrates with the rest to provide both effective and efficient person-centered care.
where students are diving head first into informative lectures and intense practicum sessions that are "thought-provoking, challenging, and exciting," as student Brock Schmeling describes.
The agreement included receiving students from the programme of Applied Child Studies for their last practicum as well as training Creative Child staff.
Classical Conversations will present its annual free 3-Day Homeschooling Practicum from 9 a.
The current study investigated the experiences of criminology students who participated in an innocence project practicum at a Canadian university.
Obviously reliable and valid assessment of students' learning and performance in the field practicum constitutes an important component of any evaluation strategy.
The second language (L2) teaching practicum is a core component in most Master's in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL) programs.
As part of their graduate studies, university students seeking a master's degree in language and literacy education enroll in a graduate reading practicum held during the university summer session.
After she had completed the first year of the program, ASU officials in the Counselor Education Program required her to complete a remediation program before taking the clinical practicum, in which students counsel actual clients.