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    • An academic discipline or field of study is a branch of knowledge that is taught and researched as part of higher education. A scholar's discipline is commonly defined and received by the university faculties and learned societies to which he or she belongs and the academic journals in which he or she publishes researc ... list of academic disciplines


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    • Academia

    • Academy is a type of secondary or tertiary education institutions. The word comes from the Academy in ancient Greece, which derives from the Athenian hero, Akademos. Outside the city walls of Athens, the gymnasium was made famous by Plato as a center of learning. The sacred space, dedicated to the goddess of wisdo ... Read »


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    • Outline of academia

    • The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to academia: Academia – nationally and internationally recognized establishment of professional scholars and students, working for the most part in colleges and universities, who are engaged in higher education and research. ... Read »


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    • .ac (second-level domain)

    • The sequence .ac (short for academia) is in use in many countries as a second-level domain for academic institutions such as universities, colleges, and research institutes. In the United Kingdom and Japan, for example, academic institutions use domain names ending in .ac.uk and .ac.jp respectively. Many countries use ... Read »


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    • Academic careerism

    • Academic careerism is the tendency of academics (professors specifically and intellectuals generally) to pursue their own enrichment and self-advancement at the expense of honest inquiry, unbiased research and dissemination of truth to their students and society. Such careerism has been criticized by thinkers from Socr ... Read »


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    • An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary education, higher learning, research, or honorary membership. The name traces back to Plato's school of philosophy, founded approximately 385 BC at Akademia, a sanctuary of At ... Read »


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    • Accuracy in Academia

    • Accuracy in Academia

      Accuracy in Academia (AIA) is an American organization that seeks to counter what it sees as liberal bias in education. AIA is a nonprofit watchdog group, and think tank that describes itself as "want[ing] schools to return to their traditional mission-the quest for truth". The AIA promotes academic freedom and is ... Read »


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    • Academic administration

    • Academic administration is a branch of university or college employees responsible for the maintenance and supervision of the institution and separate from the faculty or academics, although some personnel may have joint responsibilities. Some type of separate administrative structure exists at almost all academic inst ... Read »


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    • Adult learner

    • An adult learner (North America) or mature learner (UK) (sometimes also called adult student, returning adult, adult returner, and student) is a person who is 25 years and up who is involved in forms of learning. Adult learners are considered distinct from child and adolescent learners due primarily to the work of Mal ... Read »


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    • Akademio de Esperanto

    • The Akademio de Esperanto (Esperanto pronunciation: [akadeˈmio de espeˈranto]), known in English as the Academy of Esperanto, is an independent body of language scholars who steward the evolution of the language Esperanto by keeping it consistent with the fundamental principles thereof. Modelled somewhat after ... Read »


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    • Alma mater

    • Alma mater (Latin: "nourishing/kind", "mother"; pl. [rarely used] almae matres) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college. In modern usage, it is a school or university which an individual has attended, or a song or hymn associated with that school. The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing m ... Read »


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    • Alumni association

    • An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. These associ ... Read »


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    • Anti-intellectualism

    • Anti-intellectualism is hostility towards and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectual pursuits, usually expressed as the derision of education, philosophy, literature, art, and science, as impractical and contemptible. Alternatively, self-described intellectuals who are alleged to fail to adhere to rigor ... Read »


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    • Applied academics

    • Applied academics is an approach to learning and teaching that focuses on how academic subjects (communications, mathematics, science, and basic literacy) can apply to the real world. Further, applied academics can be viewed as theoretical knowledge supporting practical applications. Applied Academics is an approa ... Read »


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    • Appreciative advising

    • Appreciative Advising (AA) is a social-constructivist advising philosophy that provides a framework for optimizing advisor interactions with students in both individual and group settings. The heart and soul of appreciative advising is the organizational development theory of appreciative inquiry that was developed in ... Read »


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    • Archivum Rhenanum

    • The project Archivum Rhenanum - Archives numérisées du Rhin supérieur or "Réseau transfrontalier de sources historiques numérisées : les archives comme mémoire de l’espace du Rhin supérieur et de sa formation" in French ("Digitale Archive am Oberrhein" and "Grenzüberschreitendes Netzw ... Read »


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    • Academic authorship

    • Academic authorship of journal articles, books, and other original works is a means by which academics communicate the results of their scholarly work, establish priority for their discoveries, and build their reputation among their peers. Authorship is a primary basis that employers use to evaluate academic personnel ... Read »


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    • Black Women in the Academy: Defending Our Name 1894-1994

    • Black Women in the Academy: Defending Our Name 1894-1994 was a national conference focusing on black women academics held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on January 13–15, 1994. This was the first national conference focusing on issues pertaining to black female scholars. The conference was org ... Read »


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    • Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships

    • Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships

      Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships (BDPs) were established as part of a $350 million gift by Michael Bloomberg, JHU Class of 1964, to Johns Hopkins University in 2013. Fifty faculty members, ten from Johns Hopkins University and forty recruited from institutions worldwide, will be chosen for these endowed professor ... Read »


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    • Bulletin board

    • A bulletin board (pinboard, pin board, noticeboard, or notice board in British English) is a surface intended for the posting of public messages, for example, to advertise items wanted or for sale, announce events, or provide information. Bulletin boards are often made of a material such as cork to facilitate addition ... Read »


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    • Workplace bullying in academia

    • Bullying in academia is workplace bullying of scholars and staff in academia, especially places of higher education such as colleges and universities. It is believed to be common, although has not received as much attention from researchers as bullying in some other contexts. Bullying is the longstanding violence, ... Read »


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    • Byzantine university

    • Byzantine university refers to higher education during the Byzantine empire. Although some Byzantine institutions are occasionally referred to as "universities" on grounds they were centers of higher education, the Byzantine world, unlike the Latin West, did not know universities in the strict and original sense o ... Read »


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    • Academic capital

    • In sociology, academic capital is the potential of an individual’s education and other academic experience to be used to gain a place in society. Much like other forms of capital (social, economic, cultural), academic capital doesn’t depend on one sole factor—the measured duration of schooling—but i ... Read »


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    • Class ring

    • A class ring (also known as a graduation, graduate, senior, or grad ring) is a ring worn by students and alumni to commemorate their graduation, generally for a high school, college, or university. Today class rings can be customized, from the material and style that the ring is made of to the color and cut of the gem ... Read »


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    • Classifications of scholarship

    • This page lists the Classifications of scholarship; the classifications, thesauri or maps developed to categorise scholarly research. Classifications have been created by many organisations to classify scholarly research. The kinds of activity covered by these classifications include the research itself, the outputs o ... Read »


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    • Collaborative pedagogy

    • Collaborative pedagogy stems from the process theory of rhetoric and composition. Collaborative pedagogy believes that students will better engage with writing, critical thinking, and if they engage with others. Collaborative pedagogy pushes back against the Current-Traditional model of writing, as well as other earli ... Read »


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    • Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

    • The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which Commonwealth governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. The plan was originally proposed by Canadian statesman Sidney Earle Smith in a speech in Montreal on 1 September ... Read »


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    • Comprehensive examination

    • In higher education, a comprehensive examination (or comprehensive exam or exams), often abbreviated as "comps," is a specific type of examination that must be completed by graduate students in some disciplines and courses of study, and also by undergraduate students in some institutions and departments. Unlike final e ... Read »


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    • Academic conference

    • An academic conference or symposium is a for researchers (not necessarily academics) to present and discuss their work. Together with academic or scientific journals, conferences provide an important channel for exchange of information between researchers. Conferences are usually composed of various presentations ... Read »


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    • IIIAC

    • India International Islamic Academic Conference

      India International Islamic Academic Conference (IIIAC) held on October 8–9 at India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi. Students Islamic Organisation of India hosted the event. Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) is a dynamic student body working in the country for holistic progress and academic exc ... Read »


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    • Digital scholarship

    • Digital scholarship is the use of digital evidence, methods of inquiry, research, publication and preservation to achieve scholarly and research goals. Digital scholarship can encompass both scholarly communication using digital media and research on digital media. An important aspect of digital scholarship is the effo ... Read »


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    • Academic discourse socialization

    • Academic discourse socialization is defined as one’s growing process to realize the academic discourse and reach the expectation of the academic community. “Academic discourse refers to the ways of thinking and using language which exist in the academy.” Discourse is not just “language” itsel ... Read »


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    • Academic dishonesty

    • Academic dishonesty, academic misconduct or academic fraud is any type of cheating that occurs in relation to a formal academic exercise. It can include Academic dishonesty has been documented in every type of educational setting from elementary school to graduate school. Throughout history this type of dishonesty has ... Read »


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    • Doctoral advisor

    • A doctoral advisor (also dissertation director or dissertation advisor, and known in British English as a doctoral supervisor) is an advanced member of a university faculty whose role is to guide graduate students who are candidates for a doctorate, helping them select coursework, as well as shaping, refining and direc ... Read »


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    • Documentary research

    • Documentary research is the use of outside sources, documents, to support the viewpoint or argument of an academic work. The process of documentary research often involves some or all of conceptualising, using and assessing documents. The analysis of the documents in documentary research would be either quantitative or ... Read »


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    • Education in ancient Greece

    • From its origins in the Homeric and the aristocratic tradition, Greek education was vastly "democratized" in the 5th century BCE, influenced by the Sophists, Plato and Isocrates. In the Hellenistic period, education in a gymnasium was considered an inextricable essential for participation in the Greek culture. The valu ... Read »


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    • Enhancing Student Mobility through Online Support

    • The Enhancing Student Mobility through Online Support (ESMOS) project is a European-funded partnership between higher education institutions from Austria, Bulgaria, Italy, Lithuania and the United Kingdom. It has the aims of developing, evaluating and modelling the use of Virtual Learning Environments and online techno ... Read »


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    • Faculty (division)

    • A faculty is a division within a university or college comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas. In American usage such divisions are generally referred to as colleges (e.g., "college of arts and sciences") or schools (e.g., "school of business"), but may also mix terminology (e.g., Harvard Uni ... Read »


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    • The Fall of Faculty

    • The Fall of Faculty is a book written by Benjamin Ginsberg (political scientist). Benjamin Ginsberg argues in the book that faculty are not the primary problem with contemporary academia. Instead he provides evidence that the primary problem lies in the explosive growth in administration in U.S. universities and the co ... Read »


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    • Florida Legislative Investigation Committee

    • The Florida Legislative Investigation Committee (also known as the Johns Committee) was established by the Florida Legislature in 1956, during the era of the Second Red Scare and the Lavender Scare. Like the more famous anti-Communist investigative committees of the McCarthy period in the United States Congress, the Fl ... Read »


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    • Academic freedom

    • Academic freedom is the conviction that the freedom of inquiry by faculty members is essential to the mission of the academy as well as the principles of academia, and that scholars should have freedom to teach or communicate ideas or facts (including those that are inconvenient to external political groups or to autho ... Read »


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    • Academic genealogy

    • An academic, or scientific, genealogy, organizes a family tree of scientists and scholars according to mentoring relationships, often in the form of dissertation supervision or postdoc supervision relationships. The academic lineage or academic ancestry of someone is a chain of professors who have served as academic m ... Read »


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    • Governance in higher education

    • Governance in higher education is the means by which institutions for higher education (tertiary or post-secondary education) are formally organized and managed (though often there is a distinction between definitions of management and governance). Simply, university governance is the way in which universities are oper ... Read »


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    • Graduate teaching assistant

    • A teaching assistant or teacher's aide (TA) or education assistant (EA) is an individual who assists a teacher with instructional responsibilities. TAs include: graduate teaching assistants (GTAs), who are graduate students; undergraduate teaching assistants (UTAs), who are undergraduate students; secondary school TAs, ... Read »


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    • Higher Attestation Commission

    • Higher Attestation Commission (Russian: Высшая аттестационная комиссия, Ukrainian: Вища атестаційна комісія, abbreviated Cyrillic: ВАК, Latin: VAK) is a name of ... Read »


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    • History of knowledge

    • The history of knowledge is the field covering the accumulated and known human knowledge created or discovered during the history of the world and its historic forms, focus, accumulation, bearers, impacts, mediations, distribution, applications, societal contexts, conditions and methods of production. It is related to, ... Read »


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    • Academic honor code

    • An academic honor code or honor system is a set of rules or ethical principles governing an academic community based on ideals that define what constitutes honorable behaviour within that community. The use of an honor code depends on the notion that people (at least within the community) can be trusted to act honorabl ... Read »


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    • Academic imperialism

    • Academic imperialism is a form of imperialism where there is an unequal relation between academics, where one group dominates and the other is dominated or ignored. Early theories of academic imperialism date to the 1960s. Academic imperialism has been defined either in the context of certain disciplines or subdis ... Read »


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    • Institutional research

    • Institutional research is a broad category of work done at schools, colleges and universities to inform campus decision-making and planning in areas such as admissions, financial aid, curriculum, enrollment management, staffing, student life, finance, facilities, athletics, and alumni relations. Institutional research ... Read »


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    • Academic integrity

    • Academic integrity is the moral code or ethical policy of academia. This includes values such as avoidance of cheating or plagiarism; maintenance of academic standards; honesty and rigor in research and academic publishing. During the late 18th century, academic integrity tightly correlated to the southern honor c ... Read »


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    • Intellectual

    • An intellectual is a person who engages in critical thinking, research, and reflection about the reality of society, and proposes solutions for the normative problems of society, and thus he or she gains authority as a public intellectual. Coming from the world of culture, either as a creator or as a mediator, the inte ... Read »


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    • Interdisciplinarity

    • Interdisciplinarity involves the combining of two or more academic disciplines into one activity (e.g., a research project). It is about creating something new by crossing boundaries, and thinking across them. It is related to an interdiscipline or an interdisciplinary field, which is an organizational unit that crosse ... Read »


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    • Interdiscipline

    • The term interdiscipline or inter-discipline means an organizational unit that involves two or more academic disciplines, but which have the formal criteria of disciplines such as dedicated research journals, conferences and university departments. It is related to interdisciplinarity, but it is a noun used for a certa ... Read »


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    • Ivory tower

    • The term ivory tower originates in the Biblical Song of Solomon (7:4) and was later used as an epithet for Mary. From the 19th century, it has been used to designate an environment of intellectual pursuit disconnected from the practical concerns of everyday life. In American English usage it is also used as shorthand f ... Read »


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    • Academic job market

    • Academic job market refers to the pool of vacant teaching and administrative positions in Academia, i.e. in institutions of Higher Education such as universities and colleges, and also to the competition for these positions, and the mechanisms for advertising and filling them. This job market differs somewhat from othe ... Read »


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    • Korean Government Scholarship Program

    • The Korean Government Scholarship Program, or KGSP, is an academic scholarship funded and managed by the National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED), a branch of the Ministry of Education in South Korea. This scholarship provides non-Korean scholars with the funding and opportunity to conduct und ... Read »


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    • Lectern

    • A lectern (from the Latin lectus, past participle of legere, "to read") is a reading desk, with a slanted top, usually placed on a stand or affixed to some other form of support, on which documents or books are placed as support for reading aloud, as in a scripture reading, lecture, or sermon. To facilitate eye-contact ... Read »


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    • Leisure studies

    • Leisure studies is a branch of the social sciences that focuses on understanding and analyzing leisure. Recreation and tourism are common topics of leisure research. The National Recreation and Park Association is the national organization in the United States for leisure studies, and offers accreditation to many univ ... Read »


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    • Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence

    • The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence is an interdisciplinary research centre within the University of Cambridge that explores the opportunities and challenges to humanity from the development of artificial intelligence. The Centre brings together academics from the fields of computer science, philosoph ... Read »


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    • Academic library

    • An academic library is a library that is attached to a higher education institution which serves two complementary purposes to support the school's curriculum, and to support the research of the university faculty and students. It is unknown how many academic libraries there are internationally. An academic and researc ... Read »


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    • Lisbon Recognition Convention

    • The Lisbon Recognition Convention, officially the Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the European Region is an international convention of the Council of Europe elaborated together with the UNESCO. As of 2012, the Convention has been ratified by all 47 member states of the Co ... Read »


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    • Literary estate

    • The literary estate of an author who has died will consist mainly of the copyright and other intellectual property rights of published works, including for example film and translation rights. It may also include original manuscripts of published work, which potentially have a market value, unpublished work in a finish ... Read »


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    • Medical ghostwriter

    • Medical ghostwriters are employed by pharmaceutical companies and medical-device manufacturers to produce apparently independent manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations and other communications. Physicians and other scientists are paid to attach their names to the manuscripts as though they had ... Read »


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    • Medieval university

    • A medieval university is a corporation organized during the High Middle Ages for the purposes of higher learning. The first Western European institutions generally considered to be universities were established in the Kingdom of Italy, then part of the Holy Roman Empire, the Kingdom of England, the Kingdom of France, ... Read »


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    • Microdegree

    • In higher education a microdegree also micro degree and micro masters is a credential focused upon a specified professional or career discipline and typically comprises one or more sources of accelerated educational experiences. Microdegrees are a single manifestation of Competency Based Education (CBE) which seeks to ... Read »


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    • Microsoft Imagine

    • Microsoft Imagine, formerly known as DreamSpark, is a Microsoft program to provide students with software design and development tools at no charge. The program was originally available for university/college students in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Morocco, the Netherlands, ... Read »


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    • Microsoft Student Partners

    • Abbreviation MSP Formation 2001 Type Educational, promotional
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    • The Microsoft Student Partners is a worldwide recognizable program to sponsor students majoring in disciplines related to technology. The MSP program enhances students' employability by offering training in skills not usually taught in academia, including knowledge of Microsoft technologies. The program is available i ... Read »


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    • University museum

    • A university museum is a repository of collections run by a university, typically founded to aid teaching and research within the institution of higher learning. The Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford in England is an early example, originally housed in the building that is now the Museum of the History of Sc ... Read »


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    • Museum folklore

    • Museum folklore is a domain of scholarship and professional practice within the field of folklore studies (folkloristics). Some museum folklorists work full-time in museums of ethnography, ethnology, cultural history, or folk art, often as educators, curators, and directors. Others work in other settings, such as ... Read »


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    • Non-traditional student

    • A non-traditional student is an American term referring to a category of students at colleges and universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) acknowledges there is no precise definition for non-traditional student, but suggests that part-time status and age are common elements. In a 1996 study, th ... Read »


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    • NTH Ring

    • The NTH Ring known by many names in Norway, NTH-ringen, first known as Høiskoleringen, also known as Ringen, Sivilingeniørringen, NTNU/NTH-ringen or Master-ringen. The ring, depicted to the right, is worn only by graduates of the former sivilingeniør or sivilarkitekt programmes, now graduates of the Master of ... Read »


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    • Odium theologicum

    • The Latin phrase odium theologicum (literally "theological hatred") is the name originally given to the often intense anger and hatred generated by disputes over theology. It has also been adopted to describe non-theological disputes of a rancorous nature. John Stuart Mill, discussing the fallibility of the moral cons ... Read »


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    • Online Writing Lab

    • An Online Writing Lab (OWL) is often an extension of a university writing center. Online writing labs offer help to students and other writers by providing literacy materials, such as handouts and slide presentations. Writers may also submit questions electronically for feedback. Many OWLs are open to people unaffiliat ... Read »


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    • Open Access Week

    • Open Access Week is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. It takes place globally during the last full week of October in a multitude of locations both on- and offline. Typical activities include talks, seminars, symposia, or the announcement of open access mandates or othe ... Read »


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    • Open Source University Meetup


    • Opportunity trap

    • The opportunity trap is the social congestion in the competition for jobs when the number of applicants outstrips the demand for a particular group of workers – in particular, graduate school degree-holding applicants. It is distinct from the opportunity gap which refers to a lack of equal opportunity. An example ... Read »


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    • Oral exam

    • The oral exam (also oral test or viva voce; Rigorosum in German-speaking nations) is a practice in many schools and disciplines in which an examiner poses questions to the student in spoken form. The student has to answer the question in such a way as to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the subject to pass the exam. ... Read »


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    • Student orientation

    • Student orientation or new student orientation (often encapsulated into an Orientation week, Frosh Week, Welcome Week or Freshers' Week) is a period of time at the beginning of the academic year at a university or other tertiary institution during which a variety of events are held to orient and welcome new students. T ... Read »


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    • PhDTree

    • The PhDTree is a web-based database for the academic genealogy of scholars and researchers. As of August, 2015, the database contained information on over 3,500,000 scholars and researchers from more than 60 countries. For a typical scholar, the project entry includes graduation year, alma mater, doctoral advisor, doct ... Read »


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    • Harold Pinter and academia

    • Harold Pinter and academia concerns academic recognition of and scholarship pertaining to Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (1930–2008), English playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, poet, author, political activist, and the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Literature, at the time of his death considered by many "the most influen ... Read »


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    • Postbaccalaureate program

    • Postbaccalaureate programs (postbac) is reserved for students who are working toward a second bachelor's degree or a second entry degree. These programs are offered for those who already have a first undergraduate degree. Post Baccalaureate programs are not considered traditional graduate education, but it is more adva ... Read »


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    • Primary research

    • Primary research involves the collection of original primary data. It is often undertaken after researchers have gained some insight into an issue by reviewing secondary research or by analyzing previously collected primary data. It can be accomplished through various methods, including questionnaires and telephone int ... Read »


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    • Academic rank in Sweden

    • This article describes the academic positions and ranks in Sweden. The academic terminology for titles and positions at universities in Sweden includes the following: In Sweden only full Professors are referred to as Professors. All others are referred to by their academic rank or academic degree. In Sweden, aca ... Read »


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    • Relative age effect

    • The term relative age effect (RAE) is used to describe a bias, evident in the upper echelons of youth sport and academia, where participation is higher amongst those born early in the relevant selection period (and correspondingly lower amongst those born late in the selection period) than would be expected from the no ... Read »


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    • Research Experiences for Undergraduates

    • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (or REUs) are competitive summer research programs in the United States for undergraduates studying science, engineering, or mathematics. The programs are sponsored by the National Science Foundation, and are hosted in various universities. REUs tend to be specialized in a partic ... Read »


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    • REU at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

    • The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (or REU) program at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) is a competitive research program for college undergraduates that has been funded by the National Science Foundation since 1996. Unlike most REU programs, this one is based in Bermuda, rather than an instituti ... Read »


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    • Rubric (academic)

    • In education terminology, rubric means "a scoring guide used to evaluate the quality of students' constructed responses". Rubrics usually contain evaluative criteria, quality definitions for those criteria at particular levels of achievement, and a scoring strategy. They are often presented in table format and can be u ... Read »


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    • Scholarly communication

    • Scholarly communication is the process by which academics, scholars and researchers share and publish their research findings so that they are available to the wider academic community and beyond. Scholarly communication can be defined as “the system through which research and other scholarly writings are cre ... Read »


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    • Scholarly method

    • The scholarly method or scholarship is the body of principles and practices used by to make their claims about the world as valid and trustworthy as possible, and to make them known to the scholarly public. It is the methods that systemically advance the teaching, research, and of a given scholarly or academic field ... Read »


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    • Scholarship

    • A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education. Scholarships are awarded based upon various criteria, which usually reflect the values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award. Scholarship money is not required to be repaid. The term '"scholarship"' is sometimes used t ... Read »


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    • Scholarships in the United States

    • A scholarship is defined as a grant or payment made to support a student's education, awarded on the basis of academic or other achievement. "Scholarship" has a different meaning in the United States than it does in other countries, with the partial exception of Canada. Outside the U.S., scholarship is any type of mone ... Read »


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    • Science of team science

    • The Science of Team Science (SciTS) field encompasses both conceptual and methodological strategies aimed at understanding and enhancing the processes and outcomes of collaborative, team-based research. It is useful to distinguish between team science (TS) initiatives and the science of team science (SciTS) field. Team ... Read »


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    • Serials crisis

    • The term serials crisis has become a common shorthand to describe the chronic subscription cost increases of many serial publications such as scholarly journals. The prices of these institutional or library subscriptions have been rising much faster than the Consumer Price Index for several decades, while the funds ava ... Read »


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    • Sexual harassment in education

    • Sexual harassment in education is an unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that interferes with a student’s ability to learn, study, work or participate in school activities. Sexual harassment involves a range of behavior from mild annoyances to sexual assault and rape. In the United States, sexual harassment ... Read »


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    • Academic specialization

    • In academia, specialization (or specialisation) may be a course of study or major at an academic institution or may refer to the field that a practices in. ... Read »


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    • Submission management

    • The art and science of collecting and managing submissions (of any kind) is called Submission Management. Traditionally, submissions were collected offline i.e. in the form of 'hard' paper files or folders. However, with the recent penetration of Internet in almost every sphere of life, there has been a steady shift to ... Read »


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    • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    • Within higher-education, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) are a common summer immersion experience which supplement research activities that occur during the academic year. Typically, these highly competitive undergraduate programs are overseen by a member of a college's faculty, who provide general gui ... Read »


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    • Superhighway Summit

    • The Superhighway Summit was held at the University of California, Los Angeles's Royce Hall on 11 January 1994. It was the "first public conference bringing together all of the major industry, government and academic leaders in the field [and] also began the national dialogue about the Information Superhighway and its i ... Read »


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    • Academic term

    • An academic term (or simply "term") is a portion of an academic year, the time during which an educational institution holds classes. The schedules adopted vary widely. The word quadmester or quadrimester is occasionally used to mean either four months or (more commonly in modern American usage) a quarter of a year. I ... Read »


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    • Thesis

    • A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings. In some contexts, the word "thesis" or a cognate is used for part of a bachelor's or master's course, while "dissertation" is normally applied to ... Read »


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    • Three Minute Thesis

    • The Three Minute Thesis competition or 3MT, is an annual competition held in over 200 universities worldwide. It is open to PhD students, and challenges participants to present their research in just 180 seconds, in an engaging form that can be understood by an intelligent audience with no background in the research ar ... Read »


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    • Tui (intellectual)

    • A Tui is an intellectual who sells his or her abilities and opinions as a commodity in the marketplace or who uses them to support the dominant ideology of an oppressive society. The German modernist theatre practitioner Bertolt Brecht invented the term and used it in a range of critical and creative projects, includin ... Read »


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    • Two-body problem (career)

    • The two-body problem is a dilemma for life partners (for e.g. spouses or any other couple) in academia, relating to the difficulty of both spouses obtaining jobs at the same university or within a reasonable commuting distance from each other. The central dilemma is thus a no-win situation in which if the couple wishes ... Read »


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    • Types of research methods and disciplines

    • A dissertation is an extended piece of writing based on comprehensive reading and research, written by an academic scholar at an undergraduate, masters or post graduate level. In some cases, a dissertation is referred to an academic research document written at PhD level, while a Thesis may be one which is written by a ... Read »


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    • Undergraduate education

    • Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education. It includes all the academic programs up to the level of a bachelor's degree. For example, in the United States an entry level university student is known as an undergraduate, while students of higher degrees are known as gr ... Read »


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    • University constituency

    • A university constituency is a constituency, used in elections to a legislature, that represents a university rather than a geographical area. University constituencies may involve plural voting, in which eligible voters are permitted to vote in both a university constituency and a geographical constituency, or alterna ... Read »


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    • Academic writing

    • Academic writing and publishing is conducted in several sets of forms and genres. This article provides a short summary of the full spectrum of critical and academic writing and lists the genres of academic writing. It does cover the variety of critical approaches that can be applied when one writes about a subject. Ho ... Read »


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    • Writing center

    • Many educational institutions maintain a writing center that provides students with free assistance on their papers, projects, reports, multimodal documents, web pages, et cetera from consultants. A key goal of any writing center is helping writers to learn. Typical services include help with the purpose, structure, fu ... Read »


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    • Yearbook

    • A yearbook, also known as an annual, is a type of a book published annually to record, highlight, and commemorate the past year of a school. The term also refers to a book of statistics or facts published annually. Many high schools, colleges, and elementary and middle schools publish yearbooks; However, many schools ... Read »


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