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Designing interdisciplinary education : a practical handbook for university teachers / authors Linda de Greef, Ger Post, Christianne Vink, Lucy Wenting.

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  • Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
1 online resource (179 pages) : illustrations.
  • Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity ; Volume 3. [More in this series]
  • Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity ; Volume 3
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Now, more than ever, higher education faces the challenge of educating students to see beyond the limits of their own discipline and to come up with innovative integrated solutions to our contemporary problems. Designing Interdisciplinary Education serves as a foothold for interdisciplinary initiatives in higher education, whether it be programmes, minors, courses or extra-curricular activities. It offers accessible guidance and practical advice for university teachers and curriculum leaders who aim to develop, implement and sustain a successful interdisciplinary approach to their teaching at the classroom, course or programme level. The book?s ?how to? approach addresses several important topics such as formulating and assessing interdisciplinary learning outcomes, embedding integration in the programme design, the features of an interdisciplinary teacher, interdisciplinary teaching in practice, and didactic methods that nurture interdisciplinary understanding. This handbook incorporates numerous case studies, key advices, and exercises from a variety of interdisciplinary programmes in diverse countries.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 31, 2017).
  • 9789048535552 (electronic bk.)
  • 9048535557 (electronic bk.)
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