Academic/instructional and nonacademic/professional rhetoric each have play an important role as far as rhetoric is concerned.  The academic/instructional rhetoric can be viewed as the building blocks for more advance forms of rhetoric.  Many individuals learn by understanding the theory of rhetoric and then applying said theory.  Transitioning the theory into real world application is the ultimate test.

Each type of rhetoric has a general group of instances where they are appropriate of not.  Nonetheless, they co-exist with academic/instructional rhetoric being the backbone for nonacademic/professional rhetoric. While nonacademic/professional rhetoric make academic/institutional rhetoric relevant to what it going on in the world today.  When individuals stop trying to force a divide between the to they are able to work seamlessly together providing the ultimate rhetorical experience.