Interdisciplinary higher education : perspectives and practicalities

2010, Interdisciplinary higher education : perspectives and practicalities, 1st ed.. Edited by Davies, Martin, Devlin, Marcia and Tight, Malcolm, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Bingley, England.

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Title Interdisciplinary higher education : perspectives and practicalities
Editor(s) Davies, Martin
Devlin, Marcia
Tight, Malcolm
Publication date 2010
Series International Perspectives on Higher Education Research ; v.5
Total pages xxi, 349 p.
Publisher Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Place of Publication Bingley, England
Keyword(s) interdisciplinarity
Summary "Interdisciplinary Higher Education" offers a contemporary of our understanding and practice of interdisciplinary higher education. Part I (Chapters 1 to 5) considers a range of theoretical perspectives on interdisciplinarity: the nature of disciplines, complexity, leadership, group working, and academic development. Part II (Chapters 6 to 18) provides more than a dozen vignettes of interdisciplinary practice, drawn from Australian, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
ISBN 9780857243713
Edition 1st
Language eng
Field of Research 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
130103 Higher Education
Socio Economic Objective 930201 Pedagogy
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
HERDC collection year 2010
Copyright notice ©2010, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
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