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ERIC Number: EJ601753
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-0277
Collegespeak: What's the Real Meaning behind All That Higher Education Jargon?
Yates, Eleanor Lee
Black Issues in Higher Education, v16 n24 p22-24 Jan 20, 2000
Quotes a variety of leaders in higher education who decry the use of highly specialized terminology (jargon) in the higher education field. Includes a list of 30 "catch phrases" and examples of their use. Recognizes that jargon may streamline communication within the discipline but urges educators to be wary of using jargon with non-educators, especially legislators and other policymakers. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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