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Synonyms for academic

Synonyms for academic

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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Academically Adrift makes for a very compelling narrative.
Many are academically very able, but the school also delights equally in the achievements of those who have struggled to reach their potential.
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.
This article will report on a research project that investigated the perspectives of students and teachers on academically gifted and talented contexts regarding the quality and effectiveness of music teaching and learning experiences.
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.
A truly matched pair of instructional guides, both of these outstanding and informative resources are recommended for maximum coordination between a parent and their student to help insure ultimate success both academically, socially, and in terms of establishing a satisfying post-collegiate career.
There are countless stories across the country high school athletes being awarded athletic scholarships that turn out to be worthless in June of their senior year because the NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse has declared them academically ineligible.
Josephson is the director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society at Colby College and his book is a worthy addition to a senior high school library as it brings together political science, history and environmental policy in an academically sophisticated style.
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.
The first article in this issue is entitled "The Relationship of Time Perspective to Age, Gender, and Academic Achievement Among Academically Talented Adolescents.
A friend of mine is a college placement counselor in an academically competitive high school.