interdisciplinarity


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interdisciplinarity

(ˌɪntəˌdɪsɪplɪˈnærɪtɪ)
n
(Education) the quality or state of involving more than one discipline
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Launching the Companion, RSA Scotland and MCICH Network Founder Chairman Ann Packard, said: "This book is global, diverse in content, easily accessible chapter by chapter, deals with both the tangible and intangible and above all is interdisciplinary, interdisciplinarity being at the heart of the RSA.
Readers should expect an increase in our ongoing commitment to interdisciplinarity and to our coverage of contemporary issues concerning workers and the labour movement.
Yet care should be taken not to get carried away with the rhetoric of interdisciplinarity that is the conventional wisdom among administrators and academic entrepreneurs in the contemporary research university.
Sustainable Knowledge: A Theory of Interdisciplinarity
According to university officials at the focus institution, the rationale and overarching goals for consolidation were threefold: (1) improve interdisciplinarity, (2) enhance student services/strategic investments, and (3) create financial efficiencies.
Crucial to this purpose is the interdisciplinarity of research conducted by the project units and in close collaboration with members of the mainstream (recreation-oriented) digital games industry, scientists, healthcare workers and representatives of the nascent scientific- and social-goal-oriented digital games industry.
Trying to chart more closely the ever-narrowing gap between the sciences and the humanities, this collection of essays constructs a "new interdisciplinarity," which seeks to reconcile how, rather than why, we should attempt to close this gap.
In another sense, though, a certain kind of American perspective is woven into the collection on a methodological level; one notes the influence of American critical approaches in many of the essays, whose effectiveness in opening up new perspectives attests to the vitality of American Hispanism and its flourishing interdisciplinarity.
Yet at the same time we may learn also from the work of Yang Huilin and others in China concerning the current intellectual interaction between East and West that it is in true acts of interdisciplinarity that we might find the essential marks of deepest value within the humanities in the cultures of both the Eastern and Western world.
We also felt that structures such as this or the Graham pavilion, for example, offer a somewhat limited idea of interdisciplinarity.
The research yields important insights on institutionalization of WS programs, its interdisciplinarity, pedagogy, theories, methods, and effects of globalization on societies on the curricula.
Naturally, the accent on interdisciplinarity does not have to erase the basic, elementary concept that without a profound knowledge of specific disciplines, we cannot even speak of interdisciplinary issues.
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