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ERIC Number: ED184438
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 128
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Reference Count: 0
Words for the Wise. A Field Guide to Academic Terms.
Beach, Mark
Definitions are given for over 300 terms commonly used in the field of higher education. Examples of terms are: A and M University, adjunct professor, degree mill, distribution requirement, early decision, elective, honors program, interlibrary loan, prestige, rolling admission, syllabus, and tutorial. Most definitions have two types of comments: (1) remarks about the origin of the term, and (2) advice about the decision or action to which the term refers. Some terms and definitions are tongue-in-cheek. (MSE)
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
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Language: English
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