ERIC Number: ED467325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Innovations in Interdisciplinary Teaching. American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Education.
Haynes, Carolyn, Ed.
This collection is designed to assist new and experienced faculty members who are teaching in interdisciplinary settings and who want to advance the integrative learning of their students and administrators who want to encourage integrative and interdisciplinary teaching in their institutions. Following an introduction, Laying a Foundation for Interdisciplinary Teaching by Carolyn Haynes, the chapters in part 1, Standard Approaches to Interdisciplinary Teaching, are: (1) Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design and Instructional Innovation: Notes on the Social Science Program at San Francisco State University (Stanley Bailis); (2) Enhancing Interdisciplinarity through Team Teaching (Jay Wentworth and James R. Davis); and (3) Writing in Interdisciplinary Courses: Coaching Integrative Thinking (Marcia Bundy Seabury). Part 2, Innovative Approaches to Interdisciplinary Teaching, contains: (4) Teaching on the Edge: Interdisciplinary Teaching in Learning Communities (Valerie Bystrom); (5) "'Good and Ill Together': Interdisciplinary Teaching with Technology (Robert M. Bender); and (6) Interdisciplinarity, Diversity, and the Future of Liberal Education (Debra Humphreys). Part 3, Applying One Disciplinary-Based Pedagogy to Interdisciplinary Teaching, contains: (7) Being There: Performance as Interdisciplinary Teaching Tool (Jeff Abell); (8) Margaret Sanger, Marie Curie, Maya Angelou, Marcel Duchamp, and Mary Belenky Teach a Womens Studies Course: A Discussion of Innovative Interdisciplinary Approaches to Feminist Pedagogy (Nancy M. Grace); and (9) Transforming Undergraduate Science through Interdisciplinary Inquiry (Christopher Myers and Carolyn Haynes). Part 4, Interdisciplinary Teaching in Different Settings or to Different Students, includes: (10) It Takes More Than a Passport: Interdisciplinarity in Study Abroad (George Klein); and (11) Interdisciplinarity and the Adult/Lifelong Learning Connection: Lessons from the Classroom (Roslyn Abt Schindler). Part 5, Support for Interdisciplinary Teaching, contains: (12)Academic Advising in Interdisciplinary Studies (Virginia N. Gordon); and (13) Transforming Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning through Assessment (Michael Field and Don Stowe). The conclusion is Achieving Interdisciplinary Innovation: Leading and Learning in Community by Faith Gabelnick. Each chapter contains references. An index is also included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Note: With the support of the Association for Integrative Studies.