The definition of a practicum is a hands on course in college or in academic study.(noun)
An example of practicum is clinical work in a hospital when you are studying to be a nurse.
See practicum in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Ger praktikum < LL practicum, neut. of practicus, active: see practice
See practicum in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: German Praktikum
Origin: , from Late Latin prācticum
Origin: , neuter of prācticus, practical; see practical.
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