Talk the talk and walk the walk: are career academics gatekeepers to my tacit knowledge?

Mike Murray, Stuart Tennant, Alan Forster, Nigel Craig, Alex Copping, Nick Pilcher

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An opinion piece that argues for a more balanced portfolio of academic staff within faculty, whereby pracademics are ‘pivotal’ academic staff who can ‘talk the talk and walk the walk’ with students who have industrial placement experience.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)112-114
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jun 2017


  • placement
  • transition
  • identity
  • learning
  • academics
  • employability
  • teaching excellence framework
  • research excellence framework

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