chapter  9
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THINGS THEY DON’T TEACH YOU IN PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL

A discipline's theoretical framework and practice methods are communicated to neophytes through the words emanating from behind podiums and from assigned readings. Most disciplines (e.g., law, medicine, nursing, social work), however, have also developed field components or "internships" so that the "green peas" can obtain the experience and wisdom that cannot be obtained by book learning alone.'