ERIC Number: ED165512
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Interdisciplinarity. Papers Presented at the SRHE European Symposium on Interdisciplinary Courses in European Education, 13 September 1975.
Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Papers are presented from the 1975 Society for Research into Higher Education European Symposium on Interdisciplinary (ID) Courses in European Education. Section one of the symposium on "philosophy and background" consists of an introduction by Professor Berger and discussion. Section two on "some ID courses" consists of the following papers: "The Structure of the Four-Year Degree Courses at Keele," by D. G. Holloway; "Interdisciplinarity in the Environmental Sciences," by J. G. Harvey; and "The School for Independent Study at N. E. London Polytechnic," by D. H. Robbins. Section three on "planning and administration of ID courses" includes "The Administration of Interdisciplinary Courses," by Z. C. Szkopiak and "Development of an Interdisciplinary Course at the University of Nijmegen," by J. F. M. C. Aarts and C. J. A. M. van der Linden. Section four on "research and development" includes "The SISCON Project: A Personal View of an Interdisciplinary Experiment," by David Edge; "Operational Research, Interdisciplinarity and Higher Education," by D. A. Conway; and "Methodological Issues in Evaluating Interdisciplinary Studies," by Rolf Schulmeister. Each section includes reports of a discussion group. (SW)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Curriculum, Conference Reports, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Operations Research, Program Descriptions, Scientific Research, Social Change, Social Problems, Student Interests, Teacher Education
SRHE, University of Surrey, Guildford Surrey, GU2 5XH, England
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers: Great Britain; Research and Development
Note: Colin Flood Page prepared a transcript of the meeting and an edited version of the discussions on which this report is based ; Marginally legible due to small print