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characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters

concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters

Synonyms for academic

an educator who works at a college or university

hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result

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marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

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The online curriculum is bolstered by a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program, as well as a Family Support Team to help students achieve success both academically and personally.
Academically the school results are excellent, with pupils exceeding their targets and securing very good grades in all examinations.
Jackson in their 1992 report for the National Academy of Sciences, has been the profound loss of rigorous inquiry into how schooling can be improved academically for all and how youth culture can become more attuned to the deferred gratification of academic achievement and less oriented to the immediate imperatives of money, clothes, and other amusements.
The authors of Academically Adrift say the findings are not surprising given that, at least in these two formative years, learning takes a back seat to socializing.
Mr Gove's comments imply that pupils in Consett are not academically stretched and this is clearly not true.
Bin Fahed said:" Dubai Customs believes that knowledge is the key to society's development and advancement stemmed from Customs mission towards creating a future generation that aspires to achieve and think creatively in order to build the country in the different fields; scientifically, academically, economically and socially.
Attempting to explore human cognition in a non-linear metanarrative, Biswas examines the life of an academically failed physician and his academically successful daughter.
Regardless, the study, results of which were covered in the May 2006 edition of Issues in Accounting Education, indicated a likely shortage of academically qualified faculty members as early as 2008, a shortage that will only escalate in the next five years.
Counselors may believe, albeit erroneously, that academically able students should be able to manage to make career decisions themselves, or expect that these students will pursue college studies as a matter of course before making any "real" career plans.
Most teachers (1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) defined difficult students as behind academically.
Verner didn't reach his academic standing by manipulating the system, or by attending a prep school so he could mature academically or athletically.
A work of impeccable scholarship, Practices Of Dialogue In The Roman Catholic Church: Aims And Obstacles, Lessons And Laments by Bradford Hinze (Professor of Theology at Fordham University) is an substantively informative, academically rigorous, thought-provoking study of the history of the various practices of dialogue and their effectiveness at every level of the Roman Catholic Church around the globe in the past forty years.
A friend of mine is a college placement counselor in an academically competitive high school.
We are in the business of preparing young people to succeed academically, spiritually, socially, and athletically.
First, all of those schools are very good academically and have really good administrators and care about what is right.