a course of study designed especially for the preparation of teachers and clinicians that involves the supervised practical application of previously studied theory. This term is often used within Field Education.
an educational project or experience designed to further the pedagogical goals of a particular course by taking students out of the classroom and involving them in research, service, or some other practical project
A field-based experience within an approved program in the role and at the level of the license sought, during which a candidateâ€™s performance is supervised jointly by the sponsoring organization and the supervising practitioner and evaluated in a Performance Assessment for Initial License. See 603 CMR 7.04 (4) for practicum hours. The duration of any equivalent to a practicum shall be no fewer hours than provided for the practicum in 603 CMR 7.04 (4). An equivalent to a practicum may include an apprenticeship, the initial five-month period of service as teacher or administrator of record under a Preliminary license, or others approved by the Department.
A program, structured so that relevant work experience is integrated with academic studies. Normally, a student registers full time but completes supervised work-related activities during a part of the day.
(Music) A program, structured so that relevant work experience is integrated with academic studies. Normally, a student registers full-time but completes a year's course requirements over three terms rather than over the usual two terms. (For details see Music chapter)