Quinn is our age but he jumped two school grades on academic excellence.
There are large numbers of private schools, in art, music and academic studies.
After a year of academic life he tried business again, but in 1840 he gave it up finally and returned to college.
in 1897, received the Order of Merit in 1902, and was awarded many honours, academic and other.
It is remarkable that systematic instruction in the theory and practice of chemistry only received earnest attention in our academic institutions during the opening decades of the 19th century.
Two small rivers (Mill and Fort) flow through the township. Amherst is a quiet, pleasing, academic village of attractive homes.
Academic studies were, however, not suited to his active and adventurous character.
The word Isis is probably an academic rendering of Ouse or Isca, a common British river name, but there is no reason to suppose that it ever had much vogue except in poetry or in the immediate neighbourhood of Oxford.
These principles, combined with his embarrassed manner of public speaking, debarred him from academic advancement.
After a severe struggle this proposal was accepted; but the academic discussion on the constitution continued for weary months, and on the 20th of May, realizing the hopelessness of coming to terms with the ultra-democrats, Gagern and his friends resigned.
During the 18th century more academic treatment of the subject began to replace the scattered notes.
In 1881 Leroy-Beaulieu was elected professor of contemporary history and eastern affairs at the Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, becoming director of this institution on the death of Albert Sorel in 1906, and in 1887 he became a member of the Academic des Sciences Morales et Politiques.
The magnificent hall used for academic and public functions was the gift of William M ` Ewan, some time M.P. for the Central division of Edinburgh.
The technical high school, which since 1899 has possessed the right to confer the degree of doctor of engineering, practically enjoys academic status and so do the veterinary high school and the school of art.
He was educated at Glasgow university, where he had a brilliant academic career; and having entered the ministry of the Presbyterian Church, he returned to Canada and obtained a pastoral charge in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which he held from 1863 to 1877.
Pupils found him a somewhat choleric and exacting master and academic society a great recluse.
As in modern problems, so in those of past times, a man requires for success qualities quite distinct from those conferred by merely academic training and the use of scientific methods.
Formally, Cicero adhered to the Academic 3 philosophy during its " middle " or almost sceptical period.
At Rome, in the Jubilee year 1500, he himself lectured with applause; but having been nominated in 1497 canon of the cathedral of Frauenburg, he recrossed the Alps in 1501 with the purpose of obtaining further leave of absence for the completion of his academic career.
He was a man happy in his ancestry; he inherited the dignity, the reserve, the keen and vivid intellect, and the picturesque imagination of the French Huguenot, though they came to him chastened and purified by generations of Puritan discipline exercised under the gravest ecclesiastical disabilities, and of culture maintained in the face of exclusion from academic privileges.
His ideal may have been academic, but it was the dream of a mind that thought nobly both of religion and of the state.
TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ACADEMIC BOARD OF RADCLIFFE COLLEGE 138 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Mass., May 5, 1900.
Yet it was scarcely until the last quarter of the 19th century that the apprenticeship system, which was a mere initiation into the art and mystery of a craft, was recognized as antiquated and, in its virtual exclusion of academic study, even mischievous.
There are three higher commercial schools, with academic rank, at Venice, Genoa and Ban, and eleven secondary commercial schools; and technical and commercial schools for women at Florence and Milan.
Mathematics was more or less ousted from the academic curricula by the philosophical inquiries of the schoolmen, and it was only after an interval of nearly three centuries that a worthy successor to Leonardo appeared.
The Royal Society printed six important memoirs in the Philosophical Transactions, and a few other memoirs are to be found in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the Royal Irish Academy, in the Bulletin de 1' Academic de St-Petersbourg for 1862 (under the name G.
Thus, in spite of his academic sympathy with liberal ideas, he became, together with Metternich, a champion of political stagnation, and co-operated willingly in the reactionary measures against the revolutionary movements in Germany, Italy and Spain.
The object of both was to collect all halakhoth having a practical importance, omitting all those which owing to circumstances no longer possess more than an academic interest, and excluding the discussions on them and all agada.
After an interval of about eighteen months, however, he definitively betook himself to an academic career, "habilitating" in Heidelberg, where two vacancies had occurred in the theological faculty of the university.
The question of the origin of petroleum (and natural gas), though for the first half of the 19th century of little more than academic interest, has engaged the attention of naturalists and others for over a hundred years.
The necessity for experimental demonstration and practical instruction, in addition to academic lectures, appears to have been urged by the French chemists L.
He still, however, continued an academic career by lecturing on political economy at the university.
It belongs to the 16th military region, and to the academic (educational division) of Montpellier, where also is its court of appeal.
There are also many private business colleges, academic schools and college-preparatory schools.
The "grey amice" of the canons of St Paul's at London was put down in 1549, the academic hood being substituted.
He even began or proceeded with another tragedy- Agathocle - and attended several Academic meetings.
ROBERT EMMET (1778-1803), Irish rebel, youngest son of Robert Emmet, physician to the lord-lieutenant of Ireland, was born in Dublin in 1778, and entered Trinity College in October 1793, where he had a distinguished academic career, showing special aptitude for mathematics and chemistry, and acquiring a reputation as an orator.
The institute comprises an academic department (in which all students are enrolled) with a seven years' course, the Phelps Hall bible training school (1892), with a three years' course, and departments of mechanical industries, industries for girls, and agriculture.
It was opened in 1899 with the view of securing a home-bred ministry more conversant with English academic life and thought.
Honorary academic degrees were conferred upon him by the universities of Cairo, Christiania, Berlin, Cambridge and Oxford, and he was given both popular and official ovations of almost royal distinction - ovations which were repeated by his own countrymen on his return to America.
Allentown is the seat of a state homoeopathic hospital for the insane, of the Allentown College for Women (Reformed Church, 1867), and of Muhlenberg College (1867), an Evangelical Lutheran institution which grew out of the Allentown Seminary (established in 1848 and incorporated as the "Allentown Collegiate Institute and Military Academy" in 1864); in 1907 the college had 191 students, of whom 109 were in the Allentown Preparatory School (1904), formerly the academic department of the college and still closely affiliated with it.
His style is severely academic, his colour lacking in richness and warmth, his execution hard and uninteresting in its very perfection.
In order to support himself and pay his academic fees many a Japanese has to fall into the ranks of the physical laborer during a part of each day or night.
In working from early Dorian models they introduced refinements of their own, with the result that they produced beautiful, but somewhat vapid and academic types.
His academic lectures for 1843-1844 were published in 2 vols., 1845-1849, under the title Legons de geologie pratique.
In this list, while certain occurrences in rocks of undetermined age in little-known regions have been omitted, many of those included are of merely academic interest, and a still larger number indicate fields supplying at present only local needs.
Meanwhile his academic honours from home and foreign universities multiplied, and he became a fellow of the Royal Society in 1894.
The library hall was restored and decorated, largely through the generosity of Sir William Priestley (1829-1900), formerly M.P. for the university; while munificent additions to the academic funds and resources were made by the 15th earl of Moray (1840-1901), Sir William Fraser (1816-1898), and others.
From the earliest times the shepherd, the farmer, the horticulturist, and the " fancier " had for practical purposes made themselves acquainted with a number of biological laws, and successfully applied them without exciting more than an occasional notice from the academic students of biology.
During this period Fichte's academic career had been troubled by various storms, the last so violent as to put a close to his professorate at Jena.
He soon made his influence felt there - new and more extensive laboratories were built, and for the first time in England a period of research became a necessary part of the academic course in chemistry for an honours degree.
The state controls professional and technical schools through the regents' examinations of candidates for admission to such schools and to the professions, determines the minimum requirements for admission to college by the regents' academic examinations, maintains the large State Library and the valuable State Museum, and occasionally makes a gift to a college or a university for the support of courses in practical industries; but it maintains no college or university that is composed of a teaching body.
It forms the diocese of Chartres (province of Paris), and belongs to the academic (educational division) of Paris and the region of the IV.
How millennarianism nevertheless found its way, with the help of apocalyptic mysticism and Anabaptist influences into the churches of the Reformation, chiefly among the Reformed sects, but afterwards also in the Lutheran Church, how it became incorporated with Pietism, how in more recent times an exceedingly mild type of "academic" chiliasm has been developed from a belief in the verbal inspiration of the Bible, how finally new sects are still springing up here and there with apocalyptic and chiliastic expectations - these are matters which cannot be fully entered upon here.
The function of the academic department is to control the teaching branch, internal examinations, &c., and that of the external department to control external examinations, while the university extension system occupies a third department.
Two writers of the academic period, besides Bellman, and a.
His character was never at any time of the academic cast.
Lastly, the rules of that game were useless on the stage, and Wagner soon found in Meyerbeer a master of grand opera who was dazzling the world by means which merely disgusted the more serious academic musicians of the day.
Moreover, the higher problems of rhythmic movement in the classical sonata forms are far beyond the scope of academic teaching; which is compelled to be contented with a practical plausibility of musical design; and the instrumental music which was considered the highest style of art in 18 3 0 was as far beyond Wagner's early command of such plausibility as it was obviously already becoming a mere academic game.
In 1888 Mr Balfour served on the Gold and Silver Commission, currency problems from the standpoint of bimetallism being among the more academic subjects which had engaged his attention.
The only other academic distinction he accepted was the B.D.
Packer, an institution for women, has primary, preparatory, academic and collegiate departments.
You will also be able to enhance the profile of the academic group through your own commitment to research activities.
In essence, the advice in this section is about observing basic grammatical conventions that typify an academic writing style.
In that year he was demobilized and retired into academic life, being elected to a research fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford.
In the patronage of learning and in the exercise of authority over the morals and education of youth Laud was in his proper sphere, many valuable reforms at Oxford being due to his activity, including the codification of the statutes, the statute by which public examinations were rendered obligatory for university degrees, and the ordinance for the election of proctors, the revival of the college system, of moral and religious discipline and order, and of academic dress.
During more than forty years of academic activity he not only provided manuals of Latin and Greek grammar and many other text-books that long remained in use, but he also formed for Germany a welltrained class of learned teachers, who extended his influence throughout the land.
Maryland supports no state university, but Johns Hopkins University, one of the leading institutions of its kind in the country, receives $25,000 a year from the state; the medical department of the university of Maryland receives an annual appropriation of about $2500, and St John's College, the academic department of the university of Maryland, receives from the state $13,000 annually and gives for each county in the state one free scholarship and one scholarship covering all expenses.
In spite of a certain industrial activity and the periodical bustle of its cattle and dairy markets, Leiden remains essentially an academic city.
In 1823, after eight years of work at high pressure, he was glad to accept the chair of moral philosophy at St Andrews, the seventh academic offer made to him during his eight years in Glasgow.
These academic years were prolific also in a literature of various kinds.
He had, however, little taste for law and much for literature; and he obtained an academic prize at Aix for a discourse on Vauvenargues.
There are three terms in each year - Michaelmas (beginning the Academic year), Hilary and Trinity.
The funds of the college, arising from lands and the fees of students, are managed solely by the provost and seven senior fellows, who form a board, to which and to the academic council the whole government of the university, both in its executive and its legislative branches, is committed.
His abilities were shown in an Eloge de Charles VII., which was crowned by the Academie de Nimes in 1820, and a memoir on Les Institutions de Saint Louis, which in 1821 was crowned by the Academic des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres.
He had been elected a member of the Academic des Sciences Morales et Politiques, re-established in 1832, and in 1837 was made the permanent secretary; he was also elected a member of the Academic Francaise in 1836, and sought no further honours.
The greater part of his time was, however, given to study and to his academic duties.
His style is copious and flexible; abundantly idiomatic, but without any affectation of being so, it carries with it the force and freshness of popular speech, while it lacks not at the same time a flavour of academic culture.
The college offers classical, philosophical and scientific courses, and has a school of music and an academic department; in 1907-1908 it had 19 instructors and 257 students, of whom 93 were in the college and 97 were in the school of music. Fairfield has a Carnegie library (1892), and a museum with a collection of laces.
He continued to perform ecclesiastical functions and maintained his academic position, becoming ordinary professor in 1872.
Canisius College is a Roman Catholic (Jesuit) institution for men (established in 1870 and chartered in 1883), having in 1907 a college department and an academic (or high school) department, and a library of about 26,000 volumes.
His reputation in the parliament of 1880-1886 was that of a dilettante, who allied himself with the three politicians already named from a feeling of irresponsibility rather than of earnest purpose; he was regarded as one who, on the rare occasions when he spoke, was more desirous to impart an academic quality to his speeches than to make any solid contribution to public questions.
There are further a municipal museum, arranged in a private house since 1882, an academic art museum (1884), with some classic originals, a creation of F.
He was also influenced by the Epicurean and the Academic and the revived Pythagorean schools.
Educated at Louvain University, he studied'philosophy and theology with distinguished success, and was rewarded by a series of academic appointments.
PHILOPOEMEN (253-184 B.C.), Greek general, was born at Megalopolis, and educated by the academic philosophers Ecdemus and Demophanes or Megalophanes, who had distinguished themselves as champions of freedom.
Having completed his education at the university of Edinburgh, where he was distinguished in mathematics, Robert was induced to enter a banking-house in order to acquire a practical knowledge of business, but his ambition was really academic. In 1769 he gave up business pursuits and accepted the rectorship of Perth academy.
Whether a spore results from the sexual union of two similar gametes (zygospore) or from the fertilization of an egg-cell by the protoplasm of a male organ (oospore); or is developed asexually as a motile (zoospore) or a quiescent body cut off from a hypha (conidium) or developed along its course (oidium or chlamydospore), or in its protoplasm (endospore), are matters of importance which have their uses in the classification and terminology of spores, though in many respects they are largely of academic interest.
In 1654 Seth Ward (1617-1689), the Savilian professor of astronomy, replying in his Vindiciae academiarum to some other assaults (especially against John Webster's Examen of Academies) on the academic system, retorted upon Hobbes that, so far from the universities being now what he had known them in his youth, he would find his geometrical pieces, when they appeared, better understood there than he should like.
What began as a great revolutionary movement became a dogmatic and academic school of thought; it often almost seemed as though the orthodox interpretation of I~Iarxs doctrine was of more importance than an improvement in the condition of the working men, and the discussions in the annual Socialist Congress resembled the arguments of theologians rather than the practical considerations of politicians.
His other writings include: Sonnets and Other Verses (1894); Lucifer, a Theological Tragedy (1899); Three Philosophical Poets (1910); Winds of Doctrine; Studies in Contemporary Opinion (1913); Philosophy (1916) and Character and Opinion in the United States; with Reminiscences of William James and Josiah Royce, and Academic Life in America (1920).
His father, a district physician, died early, and the boy, after attending the gymnasium of Czernowitz, was obliged to teach in order to support himself and prepare for academic study.
The city is the seat of the Wesleyan female college (1836), which claims to be the first college in the world chartered to grant academic degrees to women; Mercer University (Baptist), which was established in 1833 as Mercer Institute at Penfield, became a university in 1837, was removed to Macon in 1871, and controls Hearn Academy (1839) at Cave Spring and Gibson Mercer Academy (1903) at Bowman; the state academy for the blind (1852), St Stanislaus' College (Jesuit), and Mt de Sales Academy (Roman Catholic) for women.
And his unbending common-sense, and sobriety of criticism in matters which deeply interested the less academic Radicals who were enthusiasts for extreme courses, would have made the parliamentary situation difficult but for the exceptional popularity of the prime minister.
The university comprises twentysix independent schools, but the courses of instruction given in these are so co-ordinated as to form six departments: two academic - the college and the department of graduate studies; and four professional - law, medicine, engineering and agri- :,ulture.
It is true that down to the 15th century there were many Teutonic Scots who had difficulty in expressing themselves in " Ynglis," and that, at a later date, the literary vocabulary was strongly influenced by the Latin habit of Scottish culture; but the difficulty was generally academic, arising from a scholarly sensitiveness to style in the use of a medium which had no literary traditions; perhaps also from medieval and humanistic contempt of the vulgar tongue; in some cases from the cosmopolitan circumstance of the Scot and the special nature of his appeal to the learned world.
In a survey of the vernacular literature of Scotland it is advantageous to keep in mind that there are two main streams or threads running throughout, the one literary in the higher sense, expressing itself in " schools " of a more artificial or academic type; the other popular, also in the better sense of that term, more native, more rooted in national tradition, more persistent and conversely less bookish in fashion.
Even in the deliberately religious and moral work of the more academic poets this seriousness is never more exclusive or oppressive than it is in any other literature of the time.
But he felt himself lacking in the academic spirit, and wisely declined.
Pazmfiny went through his probation at Cracow, took his degree at Vienna, and studied theology at Rome, and finally completed his academic course at the Jesuit college at Graz.
In addition to this parental instruction we find hints of a sort of academic training, particularly in chs.
Some of the material may have existed in aphoristic form before, but the composition of the present book may be put approximately in the century 300-200 B.C. Even its simplest maxims have a certain academic form.
In July 1648 the action of parliament deprived him of his academic appointments, and he passed some years in teaching, studying and travelling, returning to Oxford at the restoration of 1660, and beginning a few years later to take a leading part in the work of University College.
The proceeding was strictly academic. The matter discussed, to judge by the writings of theologians, was somewhat obscure; and Luther offered his theses as an attempt to make it clearer.
But the theses posted somehow touched heart and conscience in a way unusual in the common subjects of academic disputation.
While he owed to Reid all his theory of morality, he repaid the debt by giving to Reid's views the advantage of his admirable style and academic eloquence.
He was much impressed by the teaching of Phaedrus, the Epicurean, at a period before he assumed the toga virilis; he studied dialectic under Diodotus the Stoic, and in 88 B.C. attended the lectures of Philo, the head of the Academic school, whose devoted pupil he became.
he expresses views which conflict with de Finibus iv., and defends himself on the ground that as an Academic he is free to change his mind.
Driven by his mother's Puritanism and his father's contempt for academic learning to outside society, he became intimate with Charles Hay Cameron, who strengthened him in his love of philosophy, and George W.
After winning some academic prizes, Rivarol distinguished himself in the year 1784 by a treatise Sur l'universalite de la langue francaise, and by a translation of the Inferno.
He was granted a year's leave of absence from the university of Pennsylvania, but it was thought that he might be able to assume his academic duties in Oct.
Scholasticism, which absorbed the attention of most thinkers from about the 11th to about the 15th centuries, is so easily marked off and played so considerable a role in the academic history of that time, that historians often refer to it as the only intellectual interest of "medieval" men.
In winter the cassock was often lined with furs varying in costliness with the rank of the wearer, and its colour also varied in the middle ages with his ecclesiastical or academic status.
But he was more remarkable for the rare beauty of his character than even for academic distinctions.
But it was to pastoral work, and not to academic duty, that he thenceforth devoted himself, associating with it, and scarcely placing on a lower level, the affectionate discharge of his duties as a son and brother.
The feebleness of Michael, whose chief interest lay in trifling academic pursuits, and the avarice of his ministers, was disastrous to the empire.
Latin disappeared as the academic language, and Swedish was adopted.
They are divided into four sections: - those of the Maritime Provinces, with their Convention, their Home and Foreign Mission Boards, an Education Board and a Publication Board, and with M `Master University (Arts, Theological and Academic departments) as its educational institution; those of Manitoba and the North-west, with Brandon College as its educational institution; and those of British Columbia, Caiiadian Baptists numbered 120,000 in 1909, and are considered in the above general estimates.
Besides the influence of Newman, the friendship and work of Robert Dolling made a great impression on him, and as he admitted, saved him from being contented with a merely academic and ecclesiastical type of religion.
Richard Henry Lee received an academic education in England, then spent a little time in travel, returned to Virginia in 1752, having come into possession of a fine property left him by his father, and for several years applied himself to varied studies.
first to endure bitter opposition and ridicule from the academic writers then in power, but they supported this with cheerfulness, and answered back in their magazines Polyfem and Fosforos (1810-1813).
"Thetic theology" is connected with academic life.
He was educated at home and at Aberdeen University, where he attained the highest academic distinctions, winning among other things the Ferguson mathematical scholarship, which is open to all graduates of Scottish universities under three years' standing.
His academic career was so rapidly successful that at the age of twenty-four he was already doctor and professor of theology.
A ducal commission, appointed to find a means for ending the interminable strife between the rival academic parties, entrusted Eck with the preparation of fresh commentaries on Aristotle and Petrus Hispanus.
In 1907 the school had 813 students, of whom 313 were girls; it has an academic department, a business school and courses in domestic science, in farming, dairying and gardening, and in masonry, carpentry, painting, blacksmithing, waggonmaking, shoemaking, steam-fitting, printing and other trades.
Varro also studied at Athens, especially under the philosopher Antiochus of Ascalon, whose aim it was to lead back the Academic school from the scepticism of Arcesilaus and Carneades to the tenets of the early Platonists, as he understood them.
Among the other university institutions are the academic hospital, the maternity hospital, the physiological institution, the chemical laboratory, the zoological museum, the botanical garden and the observatory on the Kdnigsstuhl.
Frederic Harrison's Chatham, in the "Twelve English Statesmen" series (1905), though skilfully executed, takes a rather academic and modern Liberal view.
The west end and the south-west are the residential quarters, the north-west is largely occupied by academic, scientific and military institutions, the north is the seat of machinery works, the north-east of the woollen manufactures, the east and south-east of the dyeing, furniture and metal industries, while in the south are great barracks and railway works.
Important buildings include the university hall (1882), the academic union of the students (1850 containing an art museum; the astronomical observatory, built in 1866, though observations have been carried on since 1760; the botanical museum, and ethnographical and industrial art collections, illustrating life in southern Sweden from early times.
On finishing his academic studies he contemplated adopting the medical profession, and prosecuted his studies in chemistry, anatomy and physiology with that.
He was the recipient of nearly every academic distinction that can be conferred upon an eminent man of science.
In no other university city of Germany has so much of the medieval academic life been preserved.
A contemporary account of it says that in spite of Edwards's academic style of preaching, the assembly was " deeply impressed and bowed down, with an awful conviction of their sin and danger.
Speusippus and his contemporaries in the school exercised an important and far-reaching influence upon Academic doctrine.
It would seem, then, that Academic scepticism began with those who had been reared by Plato himself, having its origin in their acceptance of the scientific element of his teaching apart from the ontology which had been its basis.
LEWIS WALLACE [LEw] (1827-1905), American soldier and author, was born at Brookville, Indiana, on the 10th of April 1827, and received an academic education.
It was opened to students in 1841, received aid for the first time from the state in 1867; women were first admitted to the mormal department in 1869, to the academic department in 1870, and soon afterwards to all departments.
In addition to the academic department or college proper, the university embraces special schools of pedagogics (1868), agriculture and mechanic arts (1870), mines and metallurgy (1870, at Rolla), law (1872), medicine (1873), fine arts (1878), engineering (1877), military science, commerce, a graduate school of arts and sciences (1896), and a department of journalism (1908).
But his work gained character and added, to merely academic correctness, character and charm.
It would be unjust to consider Whittier's genius from an academic point of view.
Burke, like Goldsmith, achieved no academic distinction.
The highly academic Ritschlian movement has had wide practical influence in many lands.
But, in his own opinion, his masterpiece was an academic oration on the political and geographical position of Hungary as a link between East and West.
The magazine is not an easy read and, at times, verges on a type of academic pomposity, which I find irritating.
portraying the character, the piece is written in an ' academic ' manner.
All students must either already possess appropriate research skills or must attend a research skills course during the first part of the academic year.
postgraduate research studentships of £ 3000 per annum for the academic year 2006-7.
Students are given the equivalent of 100 sheets of A4 printout free of charge, at the start of each academic year.
Should a freshman student not earn a 2.00, that student is placed on academic probation.
probation period for a member of Academic Related Staff is two years.
Malcolm is an academic whizz, Dewey is a musical prodigy who taught himself to play grand piano.
Members of the Academic staff are available, without charge, to discuss potential collaborative research projects.
Abstract School choice has become an increasingly prominent strategy for urban school districts seeking to enhance academic achievement.
pukka academic stuff (what with that being her job an ' all ).
In addition to academic qualifications, relevant experience will be of value.
readiness for the commencement of the new academic session.
To gain academic recognition for their year abroad, each student must have 60 credits.
However there is also comment that any monitoring of academic hours would reduce trust and breed resentment.
Did it not also take decades for its academic respectability to be recognized?
Gerald Adler, a retired academic, said: " It is a very, very retrograde step.
The number of academic and practitioner reviewers in each team reflects the size, range and complexity of the education provided.
Unusually, Professor Scott has his office in the outpatient department rather than in the nearby Weston education center where academic rheumatology is based.
How can we maintain academic rigor through this process?
It is a rare gem that brings academic rigor to the real world.
Margaret Fairlie reached the very highest rungs of the academic ladder as the first woman to hold a professorial chair in Scotland.
You may wish to study these areas for their own sake, out of academic interest, or to advance an academic career.
CatchWord is a database of online journals from leading scholarly, academic and business publishers.
A proper understanding of global change requires a fusion of the ' old ' academic disciplines and the integration of physical and biological sciences.
Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler from a few years back.
second-guess academic judgment.
A longitudinal study of students ' academic self-concept in a streamed setting: The Singapore context.
reading self-concept, academic self-concept, and reading self-efficacy appear to develop in response to initial experiences in learning to read.
In the second semester three of the academic subjects are selected to study at a higher level.
The Fiesole series brings together senior executives and policy makers from the publishing, library and academic fields.
Training is also free of charge to any student whose department confirms that s/he has a valid academic reason for attending the course.
He wore a formal gown of blue and gold damask silk and a Tudor-style academic bonnet in gold silk.
slapdash way, with even the typographical errors in the original academic articles retained.
Class prejudice, sexism and academic snobbery is endemic within the legal profession.
Professor Diane Houston: applied social psychology; social and cognitive processes in work and academic performance; work-life balance.
Academic Literacy and the Languages of Change will be of interest to postgraduates and academics researching sociolinguistics, or language and education.
Now this in itself may give rise to some serious academic soul-searching.
specialisms of academic staff.
specialityse is tailored to meet the academic needs of nurses from all clinical specialities.
The broad educational experience provided by the College enables each girl to develop her talents, be they academic, sporting or creative.
The profile is designed specifically for academic staff engaged with students on engineering courses.
Lectures are taught by experienced medical statisticians from high class academic institutions.
Personal Tutors are there to help students with any problems whether they are academic or social.
subordination of academic labor been achieved?
The first is how has this transition from the formal to the real subordination of academic labor been achieved?
substandard academic performance should consult with a physician to assess their child's nutritional status.
Methodologies are all too often subsumed into the density of the doctoral dissertation, rarely to see the light of the wider academic day.
superlative academic performance during their study in the Singapore Polytechnic.
Students are assigned two supervisors who provide expert academic guidance on the chosen research topic.
Each external project has a second academic supervisor directly involved in the course.
However, there are virtually no studies looking at subject-specific academic performance in learning disabled students who present some type of depressive symptomatology.
synonymous with academic excellence.
teamwork exercise cannot be repeated within the academic year.
It is terrific to see Queen's students matching their high standards in academic studies with such terrific to see Queen's students matching their high standards in academic studies with such terrific achievements in sport.
Academic guidance is also provided by module tutors, or by any member of staff, according to the student's wishes.
For example, in second and third year physics classes weekly tutorials consist of three or four students with one member of academic staff.
typify an academic writing style.
uncharted academic waters of its second century continue.
Most notably this applies to the number of flat-bed scanners which remain uncounted, often being the personal property of an individual academic.
underdeveloped within the academic curriculum (paragraph 33 ).
ACADEMIC CAREER At the outbreak of the 2nd World War he was declared unfit for military service.
universitypublished in July found little difference between the overall academic performances of over 300,000 domestic and foreign students in 22 Australian universities.
Melissa's message was equally upbeat the comprehensive system is simply the best, by any academic or social yardstick.
Academic Search Premier Gives email updates on new references (full text or abstract) daily or monthly.
Support departmental officers in their work related to academic Registry functions, including the upkeep of postgraduate student records.
They advise the vice-chancellor on matters, both academic and financial, concerning their Faculty.
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Students may be reluctant to discuss such difficulties with academic staff, for fear of appearing weak.
widened with age, tho for academic reading attitude the negative trend was similar regardless of ability.
It supplies many leading academic institutions worldwide and major international companies involved in the drug discovery process including GSK, AstraZeneca and Novartis.
worryare all under enormous amounts of pressure ranging from financial worries to academic problems.
This is a modern American classic guidance manual for academic writing.
The question, however, is of academic rather than of practical interest, and whichever way it is answered does not affect our general conception of the nature and relationships of the group.
At first the agitation R tionary was of an academic character and was dealt with by the press-censure; but it gradually took the form of secret associations, and the police had to interfere.
Her whole energies seem henceforth devoted to academic pursuits; the military training of her youth was superseded by courses in philosophy and rhetoric; the chief organs of administration, the revived Areopagus and the senior Strategus, became as it were an education office.
Subsequently, whether from the fact that such bold speculations were obnoxious to the general sense of propriety in Elea, or from the inferiority of its leaders, the school degenerated into verbal disputes as to the possibility of motion, and similar academic trifling.
The Porte strove by every means at its disposal to thwart their activity; but elsewhere they were regarded as a body of academic enthusiasts, more noisy than dangerous, who devoted their scanty funds to the publication of seditious matter in Paris or Geneva, and sought to achieve the impossible by importing western institutions into a country fit only to be ruled by the sheriat and the sword.
His lectures formed a new departure in the academic treatment of zoology and botany, which, in direct continuity from the middle ages, had hitherto been subjected to the traditions of the medical profession and regarded as mere branches of " materia medica."
Hence his doctrines were open to damaging attacks from both sides, the more so as he always stood aloof from the academic spirit and its representatives.
Finally, apart from these more academic arguments there is an undoubted paradox in a theory which, at a moment when in whatever direction we look the best inspiration in poetry, sociology and physical science comes from the idea of the unity of the world, gives in its adhesion to pluralism on the ground of its preponderating practical value.
The true philosopher, therefore, is not the Pyrrhonist, trying to maintain an impossible equilibrium or suspense of judgment, but the Academic, yielding gracefully to the impressions or maxims which he finds, as matter of fact, to have most sway over himself.'
[An eclectic work of the 1st century B.C., half Academic and half Peripatetic, according to Zeller.] 5.
Nevertheless, the most usual hypothesis is that, while the Nicomachean Ethics (E.N.) was written by Aristotle to Nicomachus, the Eudemian (E.E.) was written, not to, but by, Eudemus, and the Magna Moralia (M.M.) was written by some early disciple before the introduction of Stoic and Academic elements into the Peripatetic school.
He argued against the tyranny of authority, the vagaries of unfettered imagination and the academic aims of unpractical dialectic; the vital energy and the reasoned optimism of his language entirely outweigh the fact that his contributions to the stock of actual scientific knowledge were practically inconsiderable.
This degree, from an American college of minor academic status, afterwards led to sarcastic allusions, but Dr Clifford had not courted it, and his London University achievements were evidence enough of his intellectual equipment.
In 1840 he read at the Academic des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres two dissertations, an "Essai sur l'appreciation de la fortune privee au moyen age," followed by an "Examen critique des tables de prix du marc d'argent depuis l'epoque de Saint Louis"; these essays were included by the Academy in its Recueil de memoires presertes par divers savants (vol.
Sanctuary Housing had taken on responsibility for management of the residences in readiness for the commencement of the new academic session.
The relevant academic world responded with enthusiasm to the Commission 's call for written submissions.
Gerald Adler, a retired academic, said: It is a very, very retrograde step.
In Clark [View] it was said that it would be ' jejune and inappropriate ' for the courts to second-guess academic judgment.
Applications include academic tests, product knowledge tests, attitude surveys, personnel evaluations, self paced study guides, and many others.
Reading self-concept, academic self-concept, and reading self-efficacy appear to develop in response to initial experiences in learning to read.
We provide high quality materials to meet the latest curriculum, academic, professional and self-improvement needs in the UK and overseas.
It was clearly put together in a slapdash way, with even the typographical errors in the original academic articles retained.
Level 3 modules explore aspects of British or American history in depth, and relate closely to the research specialisms of academic staff.
The course is tailored to meet the academic needs of nurses from all clinical specialities.
Being a pedantic old academic I 'm a stickler for accuracy.
The academic enterprise would give the internal critic too much power; any creative infant would be strangled at birth.
Parents of children with substandard academic performance should consult with a physician to assess their child 's nutritional status.
The academic expectations of both special needs and non-disabled students to succeed in the classroom are high.
Of importance to the students would be their superlative academic performance during their study in the Singapore Polytechnic.
Oxford University is the city 's main draw, a place that has become synonymous with academic excellence.
All language modules and some academic modules are taught in the target languages.
This group teamwork exercise cannot be repeated within the academic year.
None of us goes to an academic conference to escape the tedium of campus life.
It is terrific to see Queen 's students matching their high standards in academic studies with such terrific achievements in sport.
Edison is partnered with leading academic centers and foundations to develop first-in-class therapeutics for the treatment of these diseases.
PART TIME GUIDANCE AWARDS UWE also offers a range of part-time programs which can be joined at any point in the academic year.
Academic guidance is also provided by module tutors, or by any member of staff, according to the student 's wishes.
Delaware is the seat of the Ohio Wesleyan University (co-educational), founded by the Ohio Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1841, and opened as a college in 1844; it includes a college of liberal arts (1844), an academic department (1841), a school of music (1877), a school of fine arts (1877), a school of oratory (1894), a business school (1895), and a college of medicine (the Cleveland College of Physicians and Surgeons, at Cleveland, Ohio; founded as the Charity Hospital Medical College in 1863, and the medical department of the university of Wooster until 1896, when, under its present name, it became a part of Ohio Wesleyan University).
It is the seat of North-western University (1865; Lutheran), which includes collegiate, pre - paratory and academic departments, and had in1908-1909instructors and 283 students, and of the Sacred Heart College (Roman Catholic, opened in 1872 and chartered in 1874), under the Congregation of the Holy Cross.
Career: Willem's main academic achievement was to solve Einstein's field equations for an infinite rotating cylinder.
Students can hire the moped over an academic year for the charge of £ 5 a week.
Long may the subject 's bumpy journey into the uncharted academic waters of its second century continue.
The final year program extends over the normal academic session for the unclassified degree.
Weaknesses Interprofessional learning is as yet underdeveloped within the academic curriculum (paragraph 33).
Psychotherapy produces gradual benefits in academic performance and attitudes, but girls who are underperforming at school would also benefit from special educational support.
A study published in July found little difference between the overall academic performances of over 300,000 domestic and foreign students in 22 Australian universities.
Melissa 's message was equally upbeat the comprehensive system is simply the best, by any academic or social yardstick.
They advise the Vice-Chancellor on matters, both academic and financial, concerning their Faculty.
The academic fee may be reduced or waived in special circumstances.
They should have good academic qualifications and the ability to work as part of a well-knit team.
The attitudinal gap among ability levels widened with age, tho for academic reading attitude the negative trend was similar regardless of ability.
We are all under enormous amounts of pressure ranging from financial worries to academic problems.
He signed up for the English for Academic Success (EAS) class to practice his English skills.
I expect my son's teacher to apprise me of his academic struggles.
The council refuses to accredit any academic program that doesn't meet its standards.
The county's schools segregate the students according to their academic abilities.
You should be able to read a bit about each child though, including favorite hobbies, likes and dislikes, academic ability, and any health or special needs issues.
Check your local park district for classes of a cultural nature and a college for classes of a more academic nature.
If your child is looking for homework help, check out Free Online Tutoring: Scholastic Interview on LoveToKnow Save to learn more about how Scholastic's Homework Hub can put him on the path to academic success.
Reading, in any form, is crucial to promoting a child's academic development.
Encourage your child's school to keep both parents informed of conferences, special events, and any academic concerns.
The adjustment period after a separation or divorce can cause many issues in children such as deviant behavior, poor academic performance and depression.
In order to obtain a certificate from this organization, interior designers must complete both academic courses and serve in an apprenticeship program to obtain work experience.
One of the primary goals of Gamequarium is to advance student academic success through the use of technology within elementary and secondary schools.
With its size, the Oxford English Dictionary is the standard by which many academic institutions and publications, as well as world groups like the United Nations go to when there's a dispute with spelling or pronunciation with words.
Design a page with your child's first report card, and add fun embellishments like diecut shapes and stamps that praise his academic performance.
Cheating causes problems for those honest students by unfairly giving cheaters the academic advantage, which in turn makes it harder for those who did study to get the grades and recognition they deserve.
However, there are healthy ways of coping with the increased academic and social pressures that come with this big change in schools.
Just as the academic pressures mount for high school students, social issues tend to become more serious as students move into the teenage years.
They are long-term facilities, with stays between six and 18 months, and include a full academic program.
Specialty Boarding Schools -- Also known as emotional growth schools, these facilities work to build up struggling teens through behavior modifications programs, mental health services and individualized academic studies.
Many hotlines have related websites that offer homework tips and other academic resources that may be beneficial.
First of all, some kids are late bloomers, hitting their personal, academic, or professional stride at a later point in their life.
Additionally, establishing good study habits and grades now, will make the transition to high school easier (when your grades and academic record are reviewed by colleges).
Putting forth a slacker attitude can quickly tarnish your academic record, in turn making it more difficult to be accepted into a good college.
But she's not living up to her academic expectations right now... hers or yours, is she?
Bozeman youth clubs at the high school range from academic interests such as DECA and a literary journal to student government and chess.
Making homework a priority during middle school will greatly increase your student's academic abilities in high school.
Most part time jobs for teens under age 16 require shorter hours, so it should not interfere too much with academic abilities.
The goal of the Accountability Progress Reporting is to assess the academic achievement in all of the public schools in California.
In order to be eligible for this award, a school must have 40 percent of the school population designated as disadvantaged and demonstrate a dramatic improvement in their state's academic performance system.
Graduation pranks should echo the school spirit that has followed you and your classmates throughout your academic career.
Visit their website for academic, sports, and parent and student information.
The website will give you more information about this 115-year-old academic establishment.
Whether you are interested in fashion, music, or looking for a few academic resources, there is probably a website to suit your needs.
Combining fun with academic information, the Internet is chock full of just about everything you could ever need.
To those in high school, senior prom can be one of the most important events of their academic career.
Often, sports camps or academic camps reach out to schools to provide them deep discounts if they send a certain amount of students there each year.
Academic Issues: Arguably one of the most common answers to why do kids drop out of high school, academics play a strong role.
For kids who drop out of high school, that doesn't necessarily mean the end of the academic road.
In addition to overseeing competitions within academic, fine arts and sports, the MHSAA also has some guidelines for who is eligible to play sports.
Best Buy Scholarship: Best Buy has scholarships based on academic performance, volunteering, and work experience.
You can get a scholarship in a number of ways, ranging from academic lotteries to athletic ability and even artistic talents.
Academic scholarships can be one of the hardest scholarships to get, or one of the easiest, depending on how well you do in school.
Many college students will tell you that having their own personal computer is essential to academic excellence in college.
Even just a simple weekend mini-trip is a great way to blow off steam after graduation, make memories with friends she's known for years and get in some fun before the intense academic schedule of college.
First established in 1982 in Marion, Indiana, New Horizons Youth Ministries is a year-round, Christian, therapeutic boarding school that offers intensive academic training and Christian counseling and teaching.
Underage drinking can result in hangovers, poor academic performance, risky sexual behaviors, car crashes, and other accidental injuries.
Programs offered through treatment facilities vary, but many have the same criteria: freedom from dependency, academic learning hours and clinical practice hours, and knowledge of addiction and recovery.
Left untreated, the condition can result in poor academic performance, promiscuity, drug abuse, or alcoholism.
Despite attending and graduating from Long Beach Polytechnic High School, a school well-known for its students' academic and athletic prowess, Snoop made the news for his many misadventures.
When he was 13, his parents sent him to the New York Military Academy, where he earned academic honors and played varsity sports.
The information in your application portfolio, your academic ability, and your leadership experience will all factor into the admission committee's decision.
And, contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be an academic all-star to receive a scholarship.
These types of questions often focus on long term academic and career goals or reasons for wanting to attend a specific school.
Before you even begin your college scholarship search, take the time to prepare a portfolio showcasing your academic achievements.
Enrollment processes vary between schools, but the first step is to talk to an academic advisor.
Most schools also subscribe to electronic databases offering thousands of academic articles.
To maintain eligibility for federal financial aid, you must demonstrate satisfactory academic progress toward your degree.
Beginning with the 2006-2007 academic year, students can also receive Academic Competitiveness Grants or National SMART Grants if they meet the necessary eligibility criteria.
While scholarships are often based primarily on academic merit or special talents, college grants are based primarily on your need for assistance.
The maximum Pell Grant award for the 2006-2007 academic year is $4,050, although most students will receive smaller grants.
An Academic Competitiveness Grant for college can provide up to $750 for the first year of your undergraduate coursework or up to $1,300 for your second year of study.
If you are a first year student, your high school must be recognized by the Secretary of Education as providing a rigorous academic program.
Like the Academic Competitiveness Grants, this program is new for the 2006-2007 school year.
Many colleges have academic honesty policies to outline the standards for dealing with issues of plagiarism.
Your college's career center or your department's academic advising office can provide more information about these opportunities.
In addition to federal financial aid, most colleges and universities offer scholarships and other incentives to students who can demonstrate academic promise, athletic ability, or other desirable characteristics.
Long-term goals could include making the Dean's List or being admitted to a specific academic major.
In fact, with college tuition prices rising more each year, it only makes sense to take advantage of the professors, teaching assistants, tutors, and academic advisors who are paid to help you succeed.
Private schools, also known as independent colleges, offer a unique academic experience.
Many private schools have codes of conduct, school regulations, and academic requirements reflecting their religious beliefs.
Since private colleges are generally smaller than public universities, your academic opportunities may be more limited if you wish to major in a relatively new field.
When most students think of college scholarships, they think of the two main types of awards: academic scholarships and athletic scholarships.
Views of students studying may indicate a serious academic culture, while shots of kids playing games on the lawn during class time may hint at a more open, party-friendly culture.
While there are many excellent courses offered online, others are mostly run as profit-making endeavors for people who care very little about academic achievement.
The application criteria for these awards does vary, but an academic record that's strong enough to guarantee admission to any Ivy League school makes you an excellent candidate for many awards.
This can involve funding for research supplies and participation in academic conferences.
Applicants must be in good academic standing and secure a faculty sponsor.
However, there are no G.P.A. minimums or other specific academic requirements.
You will also face academic requirements and image requirements.
While typical academic scholarships usually only pay for tuition, this one pays for tuition, fees, books, clinical supplies, lab expenses, and even a monthly stipend of just over $1,000.
Students create self-designed master's programs of study tied to the following academic disciplines: Adventure Education, Counseling Psychology, Education, Environmental Studies and Humanities; and a Ph.D in Sustainability Education.
Applicants must demonstrate a readiness to engage in advanced study by showcasing above-average written communications skills, articulating well-developed academic goals, and showing evidence of self-direction and previous academic success.
Once attending USD Law, we highly encourage our students to take advantage of our Academic Support Program which offers a variety of services and programs specially designed to help first-year law students succeed.
An online college should provide you with technical and academic support, solid advice and mentoring.
Love To Know College spoke with Upromise spokeswoman Debby Hohler about the Upromise programs, including scholarships and financial opportunities for students in the 2009-2010 academic year and beyond.
We are delighted to be able to help 200 students afford their college dreams with $2,500 scholarships for the 2009-2010 academic year.
As of the 2008-2009 academic year, the SAT is known as the SAT Reasoning Test.
The PSAT's primary function is to provide students with a snapshot experience of the future exam and identify areas of academic weakness or strength to help them prepare.
The SAT practice tests, like the SAT Reasoning Test, are not about measuring academic achievements precisely, but determining whether a student possesses the critical thinking skills he or she will need to succeed in college.
Applications are accepted through January 31st of the academic year previous to the one you are applying for.
Eagle Scouts demonstrate a high academic success rate due, partially, to the qualities young men must possess to achieve their Eagle Scout Awards and remain dedicated to the Boy Scouts of America and the future of the organization.
Multiple academic programs are available on four different campuses in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area.
The college has three campuses, in addition to online courses, and offers two types of academic programs.
GRCC also offers an Honors Program, which adds academic challenge to the programs chosen by students who want to further challenge themselves in the classroom.
Nowadays best known for their online degree programs, Ashford also has a vibrant campus life, sports teams and events, and an on-campus academic experience.
Academic programs at Ashford University include a variety of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; choose from a substantial list ranging from biology to special education classroom teaching.
Aside from the requisite basketball and soccer teams, Ashford is also home to volleyball (women's only) and golf (for both men and women), making the university attractive both from an academic, as well as an athletic, perspective.
The community college continues to win the support of its community and of educators throughout the nation as its programs demonstrate academic excellence with a focus on preparing students for future careers locally and globally.
The college would continue to grow to nearly a thousand students before relocating to Academic Hall.
Nearly 4,000 students were enrolled in the 2008-2009 academic year.
Capella University is a fully accredited college that takes brick-and-mortar academic excellence to an online platform.
Capella University is a business as well as an educational institution with sales representatives, academic advisors and instructors.
When you sign up for more information, an enrollment specialist will contact you via phone and email to answer your questions, explore your academic history and help you complete the admission process.
While anyone may enroll in courses if they meet the academic requirements, those who live in-district will pay less than those who live outside the county or state.
Students enjoy a rich and varied number of academic and social opportunities.
Centennial Campus, by contrast, is the largest campus and hosts all the occupational and technical programs as well as the various academic disciplines.
Students enjoy a wide and varied academic and social life on the DCCC campuses.
More than 72% of the school's students receive financial aid in some form, and in the 2009 calendar year, FSU awarded approximately $1,500,000 in merit-based academic scholarships.
Richland College has received numerous awards for their academic programs, community building and more.
The Provost Academic Achievers award is also open to incoming freshmen.
If none of the department-listed majors appeal to you or if you want to design your own, talk with your academic advisor.
To get approval for your major, you'll likely have to fill out some forms, design your own detailed course plan, and clear the course of study with academic officials at your college or university.
Most colleges pair incoming students with an academic advisor who helps them choose classes and balance their schedules as they begin a course of study.
These academic focus areas are arranged under several different schools within the college from the School of Advanced Manufacturing Systems to the School of Information Technology.
The academic institution that you choose will use the EFC, as well as other pertinent information, to determine the total aid that you can expect.
The Coca Cola Scholars Foundation also is responsible for running the Coca Cola All State Community College Academic Team Program.
The team is also not a scholarship per se but an academic ambition team program.
The major benefit of taking a work study job is that it is a job within the academic environment.
A strong and supportive academic environment enables personal growth and enrichment.
Academic Counseling: School counselors are in place to assist every student, not just those who fit the traditional college profile.
When moms go back to school, some may struggle with writing essays or preparing for tests because academic structures have adjusted and they simply aren't familiar with what they need to do.
If you're a mom and find that your grades are slipping or that you're having trouble balancing your classwork with everything else you have to do, try talking with an academic advisor for suggestions on how to improve the situation.
Relationships. Whether you make friends for life with your roommate or you develop a great academic relationship with your advisor, college offers the experience of deeper relationships than the ones you were able to achieve in high school.
Located 30 miles from Seattle, the main campus is ideal for students seeking two-year degrees, as well as academic, vocational, and technical certificates.
Fulbright scholars are chosen for the highly competitive award based on academic merit and display of leadership qualities, among other factors.
Each applicant devises his or her own program of study and may include professional and academic resources as part of the program or simply focus on independent study.
Upon admission into the college, students meet one-on-one with an academic support specialist, who verifies educational histories and assists the student in picking his or her academic or occupational major.
In addition to housing and other recreational services, Iowa Central provides students free online and offline tutoring, academic and career counseling, as well as transfer assistance to a four-year school.
Students interested in academic support must complete a separate application once they are accepted into a vocational or transfer program.
These awards include the Florida Academic Scholars Award (FAS), Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS) and the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award (GSV).
The minimum school attendance requirement is 24 hours of study during the academic year.
Learning at the college level also gives you the knowledge you need to undertake future academic work or immediately enter the job market.
However, not all of the college's offerings are academic.
The Academic Advising Center is also available to assist students in the application process.
The institution also has several satellite campuses and facilities used for special events, lectures, and other academic activities.
South Seattle Community College serves over 7,500 students each academic term, providing them with an educational experience unlike any other.
Also, finding an MBA program that is accredited ensures that the curriculum meets certain academic requirements.
Accreditation is a voluntary, independent review that a program offers to indicate that the academic requirements and content are commensurate with the standards of the accrediting body.
When you are choosing the program that best suits your academic aspirations, be sure that it also provides you with a strong support structure in the form of student services.
Accreditation is important particularly for students who plan to transfer to another program and for those who want to rely on their credentials in the academic world or workplace.
Reading and literacy is unique as a subject area because unlike more specialized topics, it is useful in almost every academic division, ranging from mathematics to the arts.
"Diploma mills," or institutions with minimal academic standards that offer sham degrees after collecting students' money, are rampant in the distance learning field and can be devastating to serious students.
Those looking for degree programs in basic academic divisions such as science, math, the humanities, or the social sciences shouldn't have trouble finding suitable options.
Distance learning does not automatically translate to "online learning", as the two have developed a distinct, yet mutually beneficial relationship in academic terms.
Academic requirements vary from program to program, but 42 to 48 credits is the average required.
Although not all distance learning students have access to university bookstores, academic libraries, or textbook collections, professors may recommend textbooks that they can find online or purchase through the university's Web site.
The ALA online store has a collection of professional development books as well as specific titles geared toward public librarians, school librarians and academic librarians.
The International Journal of Library Science is an academic collection of articles pertaining to the field; the peer-reviewed journal is useful in both research and study for aspiring library scientists.
If you're not able to preview any of the textbooks online or check out their contents at a local library or bookstore, you might be able to find some full or partial text from the titles through an academic database.
The program is designed to give students academic know-how as well as practical, in-field training to further their writing and publishing careers.
All of the courses below are backed and run by brick-and-mortar institutions with high academic standards.
According to the school's website, every academic discipline offers some online courses - though many fields cannot be completed fully online or through distance learning.
The University of Oklahoma offers 150 courses for distance learners, which are all centered around 40 different subjects and academic areas.
Liberty University's Online Academy provides courses to students from grades 3 through 12 with a focus on technology-based home school academic programs.
Many doctoral students have an inherent need for flexibility, since they independently complete research projects, guide their own studies, and may juggle jobs or families in addition to their academic work.
Most students fill out the survey online, at any time during the academic year.
Being deemed a "party school" can tarnish a university's reputation in the academic world, which is part of the reason administrators try to distance themselves from the association.
After tallying the results of the surveys, The Princeton Review uses them to determine and share information with current and prospective students about the "best" academic institutions in the country.
During the 2009-2010 academic year, The Princeton Review surveyed more than 120,000 students at almost 400 public and private colleges and universities.
The electronic version is more convenient for students because it allows them to submit answers at any time during the academic year in a format with which they're familiar.
A master's degree in psychology provides opportunities for better job offers, higher pay, greater academic resources, and a more expansive breadth of knowledge and experience.
If you're a current student, an academic advisor, career counselor, or admissions representative at your school may be able to direct you to comprehensive resources and reference materials that can assist your search.
To adopt a minor or other existing program as your major, begin by speaking to an academic advisor or professor in the existing department.