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ERIC Number: EJ1018226
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0021-3667
Integrated General Education and the Extent of Interdisciplinarity: The University of California-Merced's Core 1 Curriculum
Hothem, Thomas
Journal of General Education, v62 n2-3 p84-111 2013
The University of California-Merced's Core 1 has potential to foster genuine interdisciplinary thinking by asking students to conceptualize knowledge across fields of inquiry. Core 1 introduces students to the range of scholarly inquiry at the university all in the span of one semester-long, writing-intensive, integrated curriculum that encourages them to make their own connections among the disciplines while practicing both qualitative and quantitative analysis. Examining Core 1 in the context of general education literature affords new insights into tensions between general education course delivery and content and the meaning of general education for contemporary university students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California