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    • A Critical Review of Harvard's Project Zero 

      deLuse, Stephanie R. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2009)
      Project Zero, a research center at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, is impressive and far-reaching in its scope. It is a multifaceted research project that is commonly referred to as being interdisciplinary or as ...
    • Apollo Meets Dionysius: Interdisciplinarity in Long-Standing Interdisciplinary Programs 

      Newell, William H.; Hall, James; Hutkins, Steven; Larner, Daniel; McGuckin, Eric; Oates, Karen (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003)
      At the invitation of the AIS Board of Directors, representatives of several long-standing interdisciplinary programs gathered on October 9, 2003, to participate in back-to-back panel discussions at the 25th AIS conference. ...
    • Becoming  Interdisciplinary: The Student Portfolio in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program at Arizona State University 

      Augsburg, Tanya (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003)
      This paper serves as a case study on the use of student portfolios at a large undergraduate interdisciplinary program at Arizona State University. The paper addresses the follOwing question: How can student portfolios ...
    • Cognitive Integration in Transdisciplinary Science:  Knowledge as a Key Notion 

      Burger, Paul; Kamber, Rainer (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003)
      We argue for an understanding of transdisciplinary modes of scientific knowledge production that rests on assumptions regarding the specific tasks and challenges for a “problem-solving” or “action-oriented” science. A ...
    • Future Directions for Interdisciplinary Effectiveness in Higher Education: A Delphi Study 

      Welch IV, James (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003)
      This article discusses the findings of an empirical interdisciplinary research project the researcher conducted as the exit module for the completion of a Master of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Texas State ...
    • Interdisciplinarity and the History of Western Epistemology 

      Welch IV, James (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2009)
      The development of interdisciplinary theory is problematic in several ways, not least the ambiguity inherent in the diverse conceptualizations and applications of the term. However, the focus in interdisciplinary scholarship ...
    • Interdisciplinary Writing Assessment Profiles 

      Wolfe, Christopher R.; Haynes, Carolyn (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003)
      Relying upon current interdisciplinary theories, this article offers a newly created method for assessing interdisciplinary thinking, the Interdisciplinary Writing Assessment Profiles. The Profiles is a scoring rubric for ...
    • Knowers and Phenomena: Two Different Approaches to Interdisciplinarity and Interprofessionalism 

      McMurtry, Angus (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2009)
      This paper describes two influential but quite different perspectives on disciplinary knowledge and interdisciplinary integration. One conceives of these issues in terms of irreducible differences in the world, among the ...
    • Liberal Education and Integrative Learning 

      Schneider, Carol Geary (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003)
      Abstract: This paper presents an argument about new and needed connections between liberal education and integrative learning in the twenty-first century. Integrative learning, I propose, can and should become a primary ...
    • Plagiarism and Its (Disciplinary) Discontents: Towards and Interdisciplinary Theory and Pedagogy 

      Maruca, Lisa (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003)
      Despite the abundance of literature on the topic, there is very little that can be called “common” about our common sense understanding of plagiarism. Taking a closer look at the history, rhetorical uses, and cultural ...
    • Resisting Curriculum Integration: Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors? 

      Badley, Ken (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2009)
      Curriculum integration has a long history. In this paper I catalog several arguments for resistance against integration and present the historical roots of support for those arguments offered by critics of curriculum ...
    • Rethinking Integration in Interdisciplinary Studies 

      Fuchsman, Ken (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2009)
      The Klein and Newell definition of interdisciplinarity centers on integration when a problem is beyond the competency of a single discipline. Disciplines can be wildly flourishing jungles fragmented by insular sub-fields ...
    • The Problem with Problem Solving 

      McCormack, Brian (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2009)
      Little has been written about the ontological nature of problems and problem solving in interdisciplinary studies, and yet problem solving is one of the central features of interdisciplinary theory and practice. This essay ...