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  Academia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In most fields the majority of academic researchers and teachers have doctorates or other terminal degrees, though in some professional and creative fields it is common for scholars and teachers to have only master's degrees.
Closely related to academic publishing is the practice of bringing a number of intellectuals in a field to give talks on a paper they have written, often allowing for a wider audience to be exposed to their ideas.
Academic societies served both as a forum to present and publish academic work, the role now served by academic publishing, and as a means to sponsor research and support academics, a role they still serve.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academic   (4075 words)

 Academic publishing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Academic publishing describes a system of publishing that is necessary in order for academic scholars to review work and make it available for a wider audience.
Most established academic fields have their own journals and other outlets for publication, though many academic journals are somewhat interdisciplinary, and publish work from several distinct fields or subfields.
In many fields, such as literature and history, several published articles are typically required for a first tenure-track job, and a published or forthcoming book is now often required before tenure.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academic_publishing   (722 words)

 fields   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Clearly there exist emerging fields of inquiry that are academic and intellectual, forming the basis of new academic study.
Fields of inquiry emerge from the interactions of thought, experience, and enterprise as they are structured through new architectures.
Roots of academic disciplines develop and are identified as "parallel" in several existing fields.
www.learn.edu /fields   (573 words)

 Academic Growth Areas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The related fields of cognitive science and neuroscience are undergoing a period of rapid and exciting growth.
There has been enormous momentum in these fields in recent years, with several exciting national initiatives focusing on major advances in the science/technology of computing (for example, in high performance computing and communications), and on the exploration of innovative applications of computing on several critical areas, such as the environment, health, design/manufacturing, and education.
The fields of law, education, management, and public policy are areas of strength at Rutgers and will remain in the forefront of development in professional studies.
oirap.rutgers.edu /strategic/Academ.htm   (3647 words)

 Academia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Most people who are knowledgable about the academic job market advise prospective graduate students not to attend graduate school if they must pay for it; graduate students who are admitted without tuition remission and a reasonable stipend are forced to incur large debts which the will be unlikely to repay quickly.
The poor academic job market is considered to be one of the early 21st-century's three most prominent spark factors, along with healthcare and housing costs.
Little, if any, research was published: publishing was expensive, and academics typically just circulated papers, letters, or notes of their work-in-process among a small group of their peers.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/Academia   (3867 words)

 Talk:List of academic disciplines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
These are academic fields, it is simply your personal POV that they are not worthy of academic study.
Instead, according to these scientific organizations new academic disciplines are first brought to the fore by newer classification or introduction of newer category or terminology in recent research papers, and the introduction of new journals in order to foster research in new dimensions.
There is also a tendency for any researcher in any field to perceive other disciplines as being closer to his or her own area than to others, as those are the parts he/she would be acquainted with, and to mentally create a supercategory adjusted to his/her own place in the academic world.
www.infoslurp.com /information/Talk:List_of_academic_disciplines   (4876 words)

 SUNY Academic Year Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Fields of study include anthropology, archeology, broadcasting, business, communications, earth sciences, ecology, economics, health, health science professions and technologies, journalism, linguistics, natural and physical sciences, nutrition, physical education, social sciences, and sports science.
Fields of study include agriculture, anthropology, business, communications, computer science, earth sciences, ecology, economics, education, engineering, environmental studies, fine arts, geography, health, history, humanities, information technology, languages, Latin American culture and literature, law, linguistics, math, natural and physical sciences, philosophy, physical education, political science, practical applications of pure sciences, psychology, social sciences, sociology, and Spanish.
Fields of study include archeology, architecture, broadcasting, business, communications, computer science, criminal justice, earth sciences, ecology, education, engineering, fine, visual and performing arts, journalism, health and nutrition, history, humanities, information technology, language study, law, linguistics, literature, math, natural and physical sciences, philosophy, physical education, practical classroom experience, social sciences, and sports science.
www.studyabroad.com /suny/sunys/by_term/academic_year.html   (10007 words)

 Summer Fields - School Prospectus - Academic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The School has long had a high academic reputation and there are a number of factors that determine this level of excellence.
The quality of teaching at Summer Fields depends on the inspiration of the teachers, the hard work of the boys and the desire for learning at a young age.
A Director of Studies oversees the academic routine of the school, which is stimulating and suitably demanding, but flexible to suit the ability of the boys.
www.summerfields.oxon.sch.uk /Prospectus/Academic.htm   (254 words)

 How Far Have We Come?
For instance, the number of men enrolled in the broad field of education dropped from around 25 000 (or 34 per cent of all education students) in 1983 to 18 000 (or 24 per cent of all education students) in 2000.
The two biggest fields of postgraduate research study in 2002 were 'society and culture' (which includes disciplines in the humanities and social sciences), and the 'natural and physical sciences'.
In the broad field of 'society and culture', 56 per cent of students were female and 44 per cent male while in the natural and physical sciences, around 55 per cent of students were male and 45 per cent female.
www.aph.gov.au /library/pubs/CIB/2002-03/03cib31.htm   (8381 words)

 Nat' Academies Press, Science and Technology in the Academic Enterprise: Status, Trends, and Issues (1989)
S&E Bachelors Degrees: Academic Field During the past three decades, significant shifts have occurred in the proportion of science and engineering bachelors degrees awarded in different academic fields.
S&E Ph.D. Degrees: Academic Field During the past three decades, significant shifts have occurred in the proportion of Ph.D. degrees awarded among fields of study in science and engineering.
For private academic institutions, the annual Ph.D. production in the sciences and engineering nearly tripled during the 1960s and early 1970s, from 2,500 in 1958 to 6,500 in 1973, then declined to 5,300 by 1978, rising to 6,600 by 1988.
www.nap.edu /books/0309041759/html/93.html   (3067 words)

 Multicontextuality: A New Perspective
Some aspects of academic cultures and graduate education, such as graduate seminars and the internship learning model, seem High Context in nature, but most aspects of higher educational systems are shaped and imprinted by learning modes created by and for Low Context cultures.
While academic preparedness is an important factor for faculty to consider when admitting students into SEM graduate programs, academic culture, cognition and Multicontext fit are also important factors for Latinos and other minorities to consider when selecting an academic degree.
One conclusion from the data presented in Table 2 is that issues involving academic content or culture constitute over half of the top most highly ranked factors contributing to switching decisions among minorities in their study.
ehrweb.aaas.org /mge/Archives/3/Multi.html   (3029 words)

 Borrower Academic Load Program
If no value is entered in this field for individual records, the library may indicate a default expiration date to be entered in the command file for the batch, to be applied to all records in the dataset that do not contain individually encoded expiration dates.
Entering dates in these fields is the trigger for use of email for all notices produced for this borrower during the time period covered by the dates.
But it is the library’s ultimate responsibility to verify that all required fields are included in the individual records, and that the values input in all fields are correct.
office.ilcso.uiuc.edu /Docs/Bor_Acad_Load.html   (9723 words)

 Academia biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The resolutions were based on newly discovered philosophies of Aristotle which tried to balance out reason with faith in God.
Some critics identified the changes as a new "corporatization of the university." Academic jobs have been traditionally viewed by many intellectuals as desirable, because of the autonomy and intellectual freedom they allow (especially because of the tenure system), despite their low pay compared to other professions requiring extensive education.
Graduate students, despite their current low pay, were sometimes considered to be a privileged class of future scholars, because they were destined for comfortable lives and prestigious professorships.
academic.biography.ms   (3883 words)

 List of academic disciplines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An academic discipline is a branch of knowledge which is formally taught, either at the university, or via some other such method.
Functionally, disciplines are usually defined and recognised by the academic journals in which research is published, and the learned societies to which their practitioners belong.
A "*" denotes a field whose academic status is debated.
phatnav.com /wiki/index.php?title=List_of_academic_disciplines   (241 words)

 Listing of Class Fellowships By Class Year
Students must be making satisfactory academic progress (3.0) and majoring in computer science/engineering or a related discipline like math or physics, with a demonstrated interest in computer science.
The field of study overseas is limited to certain academic fields and a less commonly taught language; the length of support ranges from one academic to two successive semesters; and all are required to seek employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security affairs upon graduation.
Awards are merit-based and take into consideration student’s academic achievements and their ability and commitment to develop innovative solutions that are designed to address real and pressing issues affecting fish, wildlife, and plant conservation efforts.
www.rollins.edu /ecs/list_of_fellowships_by_year.html   (2089 words)

 Washington Theological Union - Academic Guidance-Fields of Study
Degree and certificate students should consult with their assigned Academic Advisor and obtain a letter of endorsement from the Advisor.
The Academic Dean will notify the student of the decision, with a copy to the Academic Advisor.
The student is required to fulfill the conditions for the certificate or degree in effect at the time the change request is approved, not the time of the student's initial enrollment.
www.wtu.edu /programs/guidance-fieldofstudy.htm   (424 words)

 Academic Majors and Related Fields
Teacher candidates who are not certain about which certification fields to pursue may find some guidance in the document referenced at the end of this page.
To begin your certification pursuit, choose a teaching field which best suits your interests and register for the associated Praxis II tests with ETS.
This is a special Praxis II test which you may take in addition to the certification field tests, but it is necessary only if you wish to pursue certification through the route of a PSC-approved supervised practicum arranged by your employing school system.
www.gapsc.com /Application/majorsfields.asp   (301 words)

 OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Active work in stable and leading-edge research fields and associated disciplinary orientations; demonstrated scientific attainment in their respective academic fields (including refereed scientific publications, significant conference presentation experience, prior research grant/contract funding, and academic awards).
Vitality and ingenuity in academic concepts; good academic relationships with domestic and international colleagues; recognition of accomplishments at home and abroad; good understanding of the international frontier in their respective fields; innovative ideas about work organization and research within their respective fields; and demonstrated leadership capability within their disciplines at the national and international levels:
1 Active work in stable research fields and associated disciplinary orientations; a demonstration of scientific attainment in their respective academic fields (including refereed scientific publications, significant conference presentation experience, prior research grant/contract funding, and academic awards).
www.edu.cn /20050615/3140841.shtml   (861 words)

 Internet Resources: Academic and Professional Links Organized by Fields of Study (2)
Here are some links to sites about academic and professional resources, organized by fields of study.
This page covers fields of study that begin with N-Z. Fields of study that begin with A-M are on a separate page.
AllLearn Academic Directories also offers a collection of academic websites in various fields that have been catalogued and reviewed by scholars from Oxford, Stanford, and Yale Universities.
owl.english.purdue.edu /internet/resources/fieldsnz.html   (232 words)

 Education Abroad Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Students proficient in Korean may enroll in regular university courses taught in Korean in a wide variety of academic fields.
The program is taught in English and is available to qualified and motivated UC graduate and undergraduate students who are advanced in their fields, especially seniors and international studies majors.
Completed applications (academic planning form, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a statement of the student's educational goals for the period abroad) are due in January/February.
www.isop.ucla.edu /KOREA/eap.asp   (2454 words)

 Jobs in the Social Science Fields: The Riley Guide
Listings are grouped into U.S. Academic, International, and Nonacademic Positions, and each grouping is then arranged alphabetically by the name of the posting institution ("University of" is ignored).
AAMFT is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy, representing more than 23,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.
Their web site includes information on this career field, education and training, licensing, and a directory of qualified practitioners.
www.rileyguide.com /social.html   (2061 words)

 Darin E. Fields' Academic Web Pages : Welcome
This website provides current information on my academic pursuits and courses that I teach.
There are also links to various academic websites and other items of interest.
Associate Professor of English and Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Wilkes University.
course.wilkes.edu /dfields   (71 words)

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