ERIC Number: EJ506831
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Designing Interdisciplinary Courses.
Newell, William H.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n58 p35-51 Sum 1994
A step-by-step guide to designing interdisciplinary courses is presented. Underlying theoretical rationales and expected educational outcomes are explored, and concrete suggestions and examples are offered. Steps include assembling an interdisciplinary team, selecting a topic, identifying disciplines for inclusion, developing the issues underlying the course, structuring the course, selecting readings, designing assignments, and creating a syllabus. (MSE)
Descriptors: Assignments, College Curriculum, College Instruction, Course Content, Course Organization, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Materials, Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interprofessional Relationship, Media Selection, Reading Materials, Teamwork
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Interdisciplinary Studies Today."