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ERIC Number: EJ807965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0818-8068
No Academic Borders?: Transdisciplinarity in University Teaching and Research
Russell, A. Wendy
Australian Universities' Review, v48 n1 p35-41 Sep 2005
Transdisciplinarity has been a veritable mantra, especially in the humanities and social sciences, for twenty years or more. Yet academic structures and research application requirements still struggle to come to grips with cross-boundary research and teaching. Making universities more trans-discipline-friendly is a tricky task, however. As Wendy Russell explains, trans-disciplines require disciplines, and disciplinary boundaries, too.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia