Integration Approach to Solving Problems of Interdisciplinary Nature in the Conditions of Post-industrial Education

  • A. P. SuhodimtsevaEmail author
  • N. I. Vorozheikina
  • J. B. Eremina
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 138)


The article is dedicated to the problem of interdisciplinarity in modern school education. Interdisciplinarity is highly relevant to school system in educating a personality with creative and critical thinking capable of taking major responsible decisions in the conditions of post-industrial society and increasing professional competitiveness in the local and global labour markets. This article presents the results of the study of the theoretical (terminological) and practical aspects of Interdisciplinarity in the Russian and foreign scientific literature. The authors in this article do not concern the categorical differences between the terms «Interdisciplinarity» and «Intersubjectivity» and regard these terms as synonymous in the sense the terms «educational discipline» and «educational subject» are synonymous. Interdisciplinarity is considered to be a phenomenon of integrative processes in the modern school system. A number of practical decisions have been put forward. The authors have described the results of the pedagogical research project «The Renewal of the Contents of the General Education and the Teaching Methods in the Conditions of the Modern Information Environment» and have presented actual decisions to the problem stated: the elaboration of specialized didactic and methodological instruments in the form of students’ exercises of meta-subjective character, a specialized expert map, teachers’ instructions, Google-forms, functional supports. The scientific novelty of this article is concluded in the techniques and instruments which have been elaborated in the context of the commonality of methodology of educational activity. The article has provided the examples of the construction of the content of educational disciplines.


Integration Interdisciplinarity Educational tasks Functional support materials School Methodological instruments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Suhodimtseva
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. I. Vorozheikina
    • 1
  • J. B. Eremina
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for the Development Strategy of Education of the Russian Academy of EducationMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow International AcademyMoscowRussia

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