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Enhancing transdisciplinary dialogue in curricula development
2001 (English)In: Ecological Economics, ISSN 0921-8009, E-ISSN 1873-6106, Vol. 38, 1-5 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

A crucial step towards realizing transdisciplinary understanding is to address transdisciplinary issues in university curricula, and to train students in critically analyzing and understanding disciplinary metaphors. We present an experimental exercise at Stockholm University with the aim of finding a constructive way to introduce transdisciplinary elements in disciplinary courses and thus increase student awareness of disciplinary metaphors. The exercise required a minimum of formal university decision procedures and thus circumvented the institutional barriers that tend to obstruct the establishment of full transdisciplinary programs.

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2001. Vol. 38, 1-5 p.
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Curricula development, Transdisciplinary education, Pedagogic experiment, Ecology and economics
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Natural Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-6115DOI: 10.1016/S0921-8009(01)00168-9OAI: diva2:396310
Available from: 2011-02-09 Created: 2011-02-09 Last updated: 2011-02-09Bibliographically approved

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