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Pedagogue or Tyrant

Like all sites in the Stack Exchange network, this community focuses on the subset of questions that we believe we have the expertise to answer really well. Therefore, questions that are outside the ...
ff524's user avatar
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Let’s specify our scope with respect to undergraduates

Additional clarity is always good. However, we should make sure that we revisit this from time to time—someone may always try to come back and say: "But it's not on the list!"
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Replace “undergraduate” with a more general out-of-scope close reason

As a wording for the new close reason, I propose: This question is not within the scope of this site as defined in the help center. Our scope particularly excludes the content of research, ...
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Pedagogue or Tyrant

To my knowledge, academia is a broad category that covers many topics with education. Academia.SE is a community that covers a number of topics related to the academic world. Not all the academic ...
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Pedagogue or Tyrant

How can someone ask a question regarding research in academia without being accused of "shopping"? To take your particular situation as an example: How can I find out about recent changes in a ...
Wrzlprmft's user avatar
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Let’s specify our scope with respect to undergraduates

I don't believe those two "definitions" are the same. I'm not sure how seriously people tried to give complete answers to What kind of undergraduate questions are not really generalizable to graduate ...
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Replace “undergraduate” with a more general out-of-scope close reason

As I argued in the question What kind of undergraduate questions are not really generalizable to graduate education? (An "Academia varies more than you think" perspective), the boundary ...
Massimo Ortolano's user avatar

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