An example of practicum is clinical work in a hospital when you are studying to be a nurse.
Advanced practicums in teaching reading.
Other Word Forms
Origin of practicum
- German Praktikum from Late Latin prācticum neuter of prācticus practical practical
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Late Latin, neuter of practicus (“practical"), from Ancient Greek πρακτικός (praktikós, “of or pertaining to action, concerned with action or business, active, practical"), from πράσσω (prassō, “I do").