interdisciplinary love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or involving two or more academic disciplines that are usually considered distinct.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to multiple distinct academic disciplines or fields of study.
  • adj. Of something linking multiple distinct academic disciplines or fields of study together.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. drawing from or characterized by participation of two or more fields of study


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  • Europe's strengths include exceptionally high quality of research; ability to work in interdisciplinary fashion (which makes research increasingly effective); and a very successful international corporate sector.

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  • The School has also emerged as a leader in interdisciplinary work focusing on law and public policy. Admit It, After Reading This You Want to be Our Dean

  • Given how much contemporary legal scholarship trenches on other academic disciplines, the more legal scholars engage in interdisciplinary conversations, the better interdisciplinary scholarship is likely to be, both in and outside of the legal academy.

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  • Enrollment patterns reveal a high level of interest in interdisciplinary programs and in double majors that for some can provide a way to combine traditional academic studies with work in a professional subject.

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  • In Class Three, Princeton qualified in fine arts and Tell City qualified in English, interdisciplinary and science. Stories

  • It's not "interdisciplinary" - which I bought into once.

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  • "spend a lot of money honestly" on such a project, because interest in interdisciplinary work could not be coerced.

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  • There are three major research thrusts, called interdisciplinary research groups, within the BIONIC center.

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  • As Wiggins points out, everyone likes the idea of interdisciplinary research, but it requires effort to make it work. all content

  • Frankly, the people who bring this up are often the ones who pull terms like "interdisciplinary" and "student-centered" (or whichever term they can pull from the handy-dandy Education Jargon Generator and put into their Comprehensive Education Plan for their schools and districts) are also the people who cause the dissension about the policies, well-intentioned as they may be.

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