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Interdisciplinary learning and teaching in higher education : theory and practice

Author: Balasubramanyam Chandramohan; Stephen J Fallows
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As universities increasingly offer courses that break the confines of a single subject area, more students are enrolling on interdisciplinary programs within multidisciplinary departments. Teaching and learning within interdisciplinary study requires new approaches, including an understanding of the critical perspectives and frameworks and the rearranging of intellectual and professional boundaries." "Grounded in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Balasubramanyam Chandramohan; Stephen J Fallows
ISBN: 9780415341318 0415341310 9780415341301 0415341302 9780203928707 0203928709
OCLC Number: 174138873
Description: xvi, 167 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Horizontal--matters that apply across entire programmes --
"Problems may cut right across the borders" : why we cannot do without interdisciplinarity / Dick Ellis --
Ethics of interdisciplinarity : theory and practice / Susan Illingworth --
Supporting interdisciplinary studies using learning technologies / Allison Littlejohn, David Nicol --
Assessment in interdisciplinary and interprofessional programmes : shifting paradigms / Lorraine Stefani --
Understanding how students learn, both generally and in the subject / Shân Wareing --
Cross-faculty interdisciplinary work--or how to work with the "others" / Susana Lorenzo-Zamorano --
Staff development for interdisciplinary programmes / Gwen van der Velden --
Work based learning as interdisciplinary study : a discussion of pedagogy and practice / Kate Irving --
Student feedback on interdisciplinary programmes / Lee Harvey --
Vertical--matters that apply to a field of study --
Interdisciplinary tourism education / Tazim Jamal and Dawn Jourdan --
Strategic imperatives for interdisciplinary study in mass communications/media studies in the u.s.and u.k. / Robert J. Petrausch --
Interdisciplinary science : a case study in the management of innovation / Derek Raine --
Theory and practice of interdisciplinarity in future studies / A. Sundaram --
Interdisciplinarity in learning and teaching in religious studies / Melanie J. Wright & Justin Meggitt --
Conclusion --
Towards interdisciplinarity in the 21st century / Balasubramanyam Chandramohan and Stephen Fallows.
Responsibility: edited by Balasubramanyam Chandramohan and Steve Fallows.
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