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Practicum

Practicum

RE: Practicum

Well, according to Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Ed...

Practicum: A course involving activities emphasizing the practical application of theory, especially one in which a student gains on-the-job experience in a field of study.

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RE: Practicum

...like witchcraft and theology? ponder

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RE: Practicum

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experience in a field of study.

Either the college didn’t solve anything or Webster’s dictionary will soon be deemed racist.

The devil is in the details; she also wears prada.

RE: Practicum

Hehehehe...

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RE: Practicum

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IRstuff,

Really? That's a stretch. I thought they might be alluding to the cotton fields and tobacco fields, where I worked as a teenager. But whatever, there is no excuse for trying to change the language on a whim.

RE: Practicum

That's why I laughed... it was cute.

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RE: Practicum

"...phrases such as "going into the field" or "field work" may hold negative associations."

I'd definetly like someone to explain that one to me.


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RE: Practicum

Geologists do field work all the time and nary a crop do they pick. People who weaponize words with multiple meanings because of one meaning they don't like are idiots, even the ones with PhDs.

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