A transdisciplinary journey: course creation at a South African university.

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dc.contributor.author Taylor, D.
dc.contributor.author Schwaibold, U.
dc.contributor.author Watson, I.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-31T14:03:21Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-31T14:03:21Z
dc.date.issued 2015-10
dc.identifier.citation Taylor, D., Schwaibold, U. and Watson, I. 2015. A transdisciplinary journey: course creation at a South African university. European Scientific Journal (Special Edition, Vol 1), pp. 427-439. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 1857-7881 (Print)
dc.identifier.issn 1857-7431 (Online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/20406
dc.description.abstract The paper reviews the process involved in developing a transdisciplinary Master’s degree in Global Change. It first considers the meaning of the various disciplinarities before reviewing the team selection and development process. It provides an overview of the research behind and development of the curriculum, and discusses dealing with academic administration. It finally provides an overview of the teaching experience. Lessons learned cover teams, their selection and development; structures and the work required to address administrative challenges; course design and the issue of transdisciplinarity; and teaching, including the use of various alternative teaching and learning methods are presented. This is followed by a postscript - an overview of a course module and students’ responses. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher European Scientific Institute en_ZA
dc.subject Transdisciplinary en_ZA
dc.subject curriculum en_ZA
dc.subject climate change en_ZA
dc.subject global change en_ZA
dc.title A transdisciplinary journey: course creation at a South African university. en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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