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Carmichael, Tami; Dellner, Jennifer; Szostak, Rick – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2017
With recent increased interest in and efforts to reform and revitalize general education curricula to make an educational experience more vital and germane, many institutions have become interested in incorporating interdisciplinary learning opportunities, or even in creating fully interdisciplinary programs. In order to address the growing need…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, General Education, Teaching Methods, Information Literacy
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van der Lecq, Ria – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2016
This article reports the results of a qualitative case study investigating the self-authorship characteristics of learners in the context of an interdisciplinary curriculum. The study identifies the students' assumptions about knowledge, self, and relationships. The findings are based on evidence from reflective essays written by students upon…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
Lenoir, Yves; Hasni, Abdelkrim; Froelich, Alessandra – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2015
Although interdisciplinary approaches to education are found throughout the West, interdisciplinarity is not everywhere conceived and implemented the same way. Adopting a socio-historical perspective, this article presents two conceptions of interdisciplinarity in primary and middle school education (though the conceptions are apparent at other…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Education, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Carmichael, Tami; LaPierre, Yvette – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2014
This article describes the development, implementation, and results of an extensive assessment of students and student learning outcomes in an interdisciplinary, integrative learning community. This assessment project took a comprehensive view of student learning by examining specific data and direct and indirect measures of academic growth for…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Student Evaluation, Outcomes of Education, Integrated Activities
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Lenoir, Yves – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2013
This article presents elements from the research journey pursued by the author in the area of interdisciplinarity in education, and more specifically in elementary education, which he has been studying for 30 years. The text begins by presenting the reasons that led to undertaking doctoral studies on this issue. It then addresses the foundations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Research, Elementary Education