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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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According to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement, Palestinian civil society has called for an academic boycott of complicit Israeli academic institutions with the support of many academic associations, student governments and unions as well as thousands of international academics around the world.
The results revealed that excessive usage of mobile phone is associated with a poorer performance of students in academics. It was found that academic performance is high among male students as compare to female college students.
When the journal transformed from the Journal of Secondary Gifted Education to the Journal of Advanced Academics in 2007, the title was not the only thing that changed.
The study was conducted during 2009 and comprised three online surveys of Australian graduate employers (n=212), Australian business academics (n=155) and UK business academics (n=135).
A month later, a group of well-known academics calling itself the Ad Hoc Committee to Defend the University issued its own statement asserting that professors' academic freedom is threatened by non-academic forces.
Social-academic goals are "cognitive representations of desired social outcomes that have an impact in academics" (McCollum, 2006, p.
As researchers, academics try to understand what the real problem or phenomenon is, and then when, how and why it affects behavior.
While it's true that academics don't achieve the seven-figure incomes of CFOs, fleshly minted PhDs at top research universities can expect a starting salary of $150,000 or more.
To demonstrate the usefulness of this tool, this paper analyzes how, in China, the Ministry of Civil Affairs and social work academics interactively compete for this control.
In Geisinger's program, the neutral expert is a professor of management from a collaborating university who had been highly successful in the for-profit world prior to entering academics.
Some fear that they will be providing personal nurturing and menial job training in lieu of rigorous academics. They worry that the very values they hold dear--respect for the theoretical, academic intensity, autonomy--will be undermined.
Unlike during the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement, page poetry has become a dwindling niche market reserved for academics and the avant-garde.
If one believes that truth is best advanced by professional academics trained in the most current intellectual methods, then the answer is no.
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