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Questions about the tones, turns of phrase and other writing patterns that are appropriate for writing in an academic context.
Copyright issues: publication agreements, copyright transfer upon publication, legal status of work-for-hire in academia, etc.
484 questions
A job classification for faculty jobs, indicating that someone is eligible for a permanent position ("tenure") should he or she meet certain expectations by the time of the evaluation ("tenure review"…
476 questions
Questions relating to academic supervision, which is broadly defined as the supervisory relationship between advisors and their students.
Queries related to establishing and maintaining collaborative academic research endeavors or other activities.
466 questions
Oral presentations: preparation of slides, preparation of the talk, delivery…
463 questions
Questions about test-based evaluation of student progress and achievement.
456 questions
On standards or conventions specific to the higher education system in the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland), which differs in structure and style from the systems in Nort…
Questions related to academic culture, academic communities, and the coexistence of "life" and "academia."
About oral examinations for academic job applicants or students
a pre-publication archive for academic papers.
Questions pertaining to those being taught at the post-secondary level.
440 questions
Questions about the roles and responsibilities of editors, who decide what papers are accepted into peer reviewed journals.
439 questions
Concerning an individual, what influences them, professional interests, and plan for the future, typically described as part of a college applicant's application for admission.
416 questions
Queries related to enterprise or industry activities of academicians and the impact of industry on academic career and vice versa.
402 questions
On standards or conventions specific to physics as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field. For regular physics questions, visit our sister site Physics Stack Exchange…
390 questions
On the syntax and formatting of citations and reference lists according to a particular style guide (e.g., Chicago, MLA, IEEE, APA) or in general.
On standards or conventions specific to Germany's higher education system, which differs in structure and style from the systems in North America, Asia, or elsewhere in Europe.
Related to academic books, including scholarly books, textbooks, and reference books. Considerations related to publishing academic books, choosing textbooks, etc., come under this tag.
Questions concerning relationships and dealing with problems between people.
341 questions
Questions about how to communicate with others appropriately and professionally; communication etiquette.
328 questions
Assessment of a student's academic education which appears as a quantitative or descriptive form.
Questions requesting an answer supported by reliable evidence and including citations to said evidence. This is in contrast to questions requesting answers based mainly on personal experience.
308 questions
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299 questions
Related to the work carried out by students at university or middle/high school that contributes towards their overall grade, in the form of dissertations, book reports, assignments or essays.
296 questions
Questions concerning acquisition, handling, presentation, publication, and other practices related to use of data in academic research.
292 questions
On standards or conventions specific to the European higher education system, which differs in structure and style from the systems in North America, Asia, or Oceania. Keep in mind that many different…
291 questions
Pertaining to preventing, punishing, or handling the consequences of academic dishonesty in coursework or examinations. Also, defining what constitutes academic dishonesty. (For questions on dishonest…
Questions about institutional recognition of academic progress, such as master’s or doctoral degrees.
283 questions
Queries related to graphical representations in academic publications, documents, or websites.
281 questions
Questions related to publisher, the one who publishes academic journals or books.
280 questions
On legal issues affecting academicians. Note that Academia.SE, like any SE site, cannot offer specific legal advice; consult a lawyer for such questions. Use [law], not [legal-issues], for questions o…
276 questions
On standards or conventions specific to engineering as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
275 questions
On issues affecting academics or researchers specifically in the early stages of their careers.
274 questions
Queries related to various software used in academia. Questions shall not address highly technical aspects of the software but shall address features/issues highly relevant to academia. For questi…
267 questions
Concerning the use of Google's search system for searching scholarly research, including maintaining individual profiles.
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