follow Dictionary.com

Your favorite word could be our Word of the Day!

coursework

[kawrs-wurk, kohrs-] /ˈkɔrsˌwɜrk, ˈkoʊrs-/
noun
1.
the work required of a student in a particular course of study; classroom work.
2.
curricular studies or academic work.
Origin
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for coursework
  • Encouraging creativity and enlightening the minds ensure their ability to complete required coursework.
  • Another factor is plagiarism of coursework that counts towards a degree.
  • But the demands of the coursework itself are what really command attention.
  • She also didn't actually say anything to imply that she thought it was bad to do well in coursework outside one's intended major.
  • Maybe it's the sheer size of the coursework one needs to carry nowadays to become a scientist that's the problem.
  • The coursework will include the study of lighting, cinema history and technique and the latest in photographic technology.
  • Many of these grads will be sorely challenged by the demands of college coursework if these scores are any guide.
  • There isn't too much coursework, but people are expected to do a lot of research and publication outside of the dissertation.
  • Applicants must show a strong interest in pursuing a career in journalism with relevant coursework or prior experience.
  • The program will include coursework related to sustainability in public policy, business, and science.
British Dictionary definitions for coursework

coursework

/ˈkɔːsˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
written or oral work completed by a student within a given period, which is assessed as an integral part of an educational course
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Contemporary definitions for coursework
noun

a specified amount of work undertaken in an educational course which lead to its completion; also, the educational courses taken to attain a degree

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for coursework

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for coursework

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with coursework