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Questions about the tones, turns of phrase and other writing patterns that are appropriate for writing in an academic context.
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Questions specifically concerning applying for faculty-level job announcements.
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Queries related to establishing and maintaining collaborative academic research endeavors or other activities.
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Oral presentations: preparation of slides, preparation of the talk, delivery…
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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"…
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Questions pertaining to those being taught at the post-secondary level.
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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…
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Questions about the roles and responsibilities of editors, who decide what papers are accepted into peer reviewed journals.
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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.
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Questions about test-based evaluation of student progress and achievement.
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a pre-publication archive for academic papers.
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Questions related to academic culture, academic communities, and the coexistence of "life" and "academia."
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Queries related to enterprise or industry activities of academicians and the impact of industry on academic career and vice versa.
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About oral examinations for academic job applicants or students
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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.
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Questions relating to academic supervision, which is broadly defined as the supervisory relationship between advisors and their students.
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On standards or conventions specific to physics as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field.
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Related to academic books, including scholarly books, textbooks, and reference books. Considerations related to publishing academic books, choosing textbooks, etc., come under this tag.
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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.
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Questions concerning relationships and dealing with problems between people.
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Assessment of a student's academic education which appears as a quantitative or descriptive form.
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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.
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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.
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Queries related to graphical representations in academic publications, documents, or websites.
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Questions about institutional recognition of academic progress, such as master’s or doctoral degrees.
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Questions related to publisher, the one who publishes academic journals or books.
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On standards or conventions specific to engineering as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
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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…
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not affiliated with any university or academic institution, and does not receive grants from any such institutions.
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Questions concerning acquisition, handling, presentation, publication, and other practices related to use of data in academic research.
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Questions about how to communicate with others appropriately and professionally; communication etiquette
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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…
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On words that have a meaning, usage, or similar specific to academia.
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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…
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On changing from one discipline, sub-discipline, or department to another during one's education, or mid-career.
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Questions concerning the use of graduate students as course instructors, usually under the supervision of a faculty member.