Why is there a divide between academics and practitioners in tech comm? Tip: Check out the podcast I recorded on this same topic here: Podcast: The divide between academics and practitioners — Interview with Lisa Meloncon. The divide between practitioners and academics TechCommGeekMom recently attended IEEE ProComm in Ireland and wrote an interesting post highlighting the divide that exists between practitioners and academics. I’ve been interested in this divide for some time. In some regards,
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Thanks to EMOO.EU for featuring and commenting my article. It was interesting to read, because I realized that the quotes must have been translated from English to another language back to English! I need to work more on writing more standard or neutral English, it appears!
In the meantime, the author and I seem to be coming to similar conclusions about the divide between academia and practitioners, and the author makes some valid recommendations to help bridge that gap at the end of the article.
What do you think? Do you agree with this author’s position? Do you agree with the recommentations? Comment below.