Definitions for "Academic"
Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy.
One holding the philosophy of Socrates and Plato; a Platonist.
refers to subject matter in a formal schooling context.
Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.
Term applied to any very traditional or conservative style of art (such as styles taught in the nineteenth-century French Academie) which appeals to scholarly tastes.
marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician.
An educator who is a faculty member at a college or university. Also referred to as Academician.
Resource Center The purpose of the John R. Miller Academic Resource Center (ARC) is to supplement the learning experience of Goldey-Beacom College students. Students may come to the ARC to refine their skills through professional and peer tutoring and multimedia instructional programs or for review, in-depth study, or to take tests by arrangement with faculty.
hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"
Licensed, protected aesthetics with pedigree. Theoretically free to develop unencumbered by style, taste, or market trends. Often held hostage by historical guilt or ambition. In cultural politics: innoculated. In concert: stiff presentation, lots of yawns, slow to shed dead ideas, obsessively interested in anything with a little life left in it. Yet home to the occasional genius even today.
A program of study, usually involving theoretical knowledge and research and usually leading to a diploma or degree.
An approach to art which stresses standard rules of organization as contrasted to vital , original expression.
A term applied to any kind of art that stresses the use of accepted rules for technique and form organization. It represents the exact opposite of the creative approach, which results in a vital, individualistic style of expression.
art that conforms to traditional standards or the standards of a particular academy or school.
refers to subjects such as reading, math, social studies, science, etc.
Refers to all fields of study including literary, artistic and technical studies.
Having to do with general or liberal rather than technical or vocational education
a specialist who has disciplined his curiosity to operate largely within a designated area, while an intellectual is a generalist who deliberately does otherwise
A know it all who is nothing more than all talk and no action. Full of head knowledge (mostly imposed ignorance) with no common sense. They can't put into practice what they claim to know. They won't get their hands dirty making them mostly useless. Often found in managerial positions.
associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"
Terms AP Academic Probation; GPA below 1.75 for semester