Over these more than half century of teaching economics, I have witnessed an alarming overspecialization
and consequently quantification of the study of the principles of economics.
It is common these days to hear laments about the loss of rigor in AI (for example, see Lipton and Steinhardt 2018), for researchers to point to the dramatic overspecialization
and the tendency of communities to endlessly pursue derivative results well past the point of no return.
At its best, the core helps students discover a passion for a field of study that was previously unfamiliar to them; hone a set of strong analytical thinking, writing, and problem-solving skills and translate those skills into real-life situations; develop a love of lifelong learning; and combat overspecialization
at the undergraduate level.
After the publication of revolutionary works such as those written by Jacob Bronowski (1981, etc.) and Friedrich Cramer (1993), and in view of revelations such as those provided to us by brilliant personalities like Henri Coanda, Constantin Brancusi or Aldous Huxley, artistic and scientific creativity are bound to unite their ways, which have been artificially separated basically since the Renaissance and the Enlightenment with a view to overspecialization
. In itself, however, overspecialization
may indeed be a mark of scientific and artistic evolution.
(95) It refers to overspecialization
of individuals' jobs to the point that they are unsure of each other's roles in the organization.
Recommendation systems based purely on content generally easily suffer from the problems of limited content analysis and overspecialization
. Defining the appropriate items' features is very difficult for many situations, and these features depend heavily on the users' history, which cannot find the latent profiles for recommendation.
She argues that "in expressing 'the simultaneity of the prehistoric in our present moment' Woolf found solace not only in the continuity of the prehistoric in the here and now, but also enacted the retreat from overspecialization
necessary to reach a balance in modern life" (154).
Due to academic insularity and overspecialization
, two major issues that Serres often decries in numerous works and interviews, most of the French intelligentsia did not understand the legitimate ecocidal threat posed by human-induced climate change at the time.
We don't trust anything that claims to do too many things well (Shimmer--it's a dessert topping AND a floor wax!)--and have grown to look at overspecialization
as a positive trait.
In what concerns qualification we noticed an overspecialization
regarding real estate and plant & Equipment.
Graduate programs must disabuse students from such fictions, discourage them from overspecialization
, and instead train students for a wider range of employment opportunities in academia and beyond: teaching at community colleges, working for non-profits, or finding employment beyond the groves of academe in the private sector.
4873) have shown that peer involvement, at least in treating communicable diseases, has failed miserably for a number of reasons--nepotism, cronyism, biased recruitment, irregular motivation, inadequate training, overspecialization
and insufficient efforts to reach mobile populations.