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Education & Curriculum Studies: Interdisciplinary Research

Defining the terms

Defining your terms using books held in the Library's collection, see books featured below.

Allen Repko also provides a glossary with very brief definitions of many terms in his book Interdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory (2017).

Christian Pohl and Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn also provide definitions of many terms in Chapter 28  “Core Terms in Transdisciplinary Research” in the Handbook of Transdisciplinary Research

Julie Thompson Klein discusses many of the above terms and more (including methodological versus theoretical interdisciplinarity, and bridge building) in "The boundary work of interdisciplinarity" in The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity (2017).

Good Introductory Texts for Students

More resources for Educators

Cases on Interdisciplinarity

Transdisciplinary Research Methodologies