subject area

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Noun1.subject area - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
occultism - the study of the supernatural
communication theory, communications - the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study"
major - the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
frontier - an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development; "he worked at the frontier of brain science"
genealogy - the study or investigation of ancestry and family history
allometry - the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
bibliotics - the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity
ology - an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
knowledge base, knowledge domain, domain - the content of a particular field of knowledge
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
futuristics, futurology - the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
military science - the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
escapology - the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
graphology - the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
numerology - the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
protology - the study of origins and first things; "To Christians, protology refers to God's fundamental purpose for humanity"
theogony - the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
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According to the subject area wise distribution of IL publications, a matrix of citing and cited subject areas are drawn manually and furthermore network file is created for use in mapping and visualization of subject areas co-occurrence network with the help of BibExcel ("BibExcel," 2016; Persson, Danell, & Schneider, 2009).
And rather than "teaching around the texts," as is the norm in many classrooms, teachers support students in using texts as resources for subject area learning and purposeful inquiry.
They cover foundations, survey of curriculum models, curriculum in the core subject area, the role of assessment in curriculum development, and trends and future directions in curriculum for the gifted.
On one hand, the teacher of the content subject area may be of the misguided opinion that since the teaching of reading occurs in the beginning grades of the elementary school, all his/her students have become successful readers.
However, we would like to stress that this is certainly not the case in all subject areas. Of the students completing their studies on the one- and four-year Masters degree courses in our subject area, here at Bangor in 2011, over 75% already have job offers or funded PhD places.
Accordingly, the subject area of environment was specifically separated from the science subject area in the SEE-SEP model, although environmental science (including ecology) could be considered as a biological domain.
Each chapter has an opening that talks about the subject area in general and then is followed by subtopics in that theme area.
Part of the funds are for consultants to Develop/Revise and Implement Curriculum in Seven Subject Area. Deadline to prequalify: April 1, 2010.
Encompassing drama, media, and art and design this new subject area enables students to understand and explore their understanding and use of media and the creative arts.
February: Association policies that fall within the chosen subject areas are forwarded to Joint Policy Committee, which assembles policy review groups for each subject area.
At each of these interactive sessions a senior member of the College of Examiners outlined the procedure and guidelines for marking the examinations in the given subject area.