Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning

2012 Edition
| Editors: Norbert M. Seel

Integrated, Multidisciplinary, and Technology-Enhanced Science Education

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1428-6_1704

Synonyms

Definition

Integrated, multidisciplinary, and technology-enhanced science education (Dinov 2008) refers to a holistic science educational approach where motivation, data, theories, techniques, tools, and results from various disciplines are collectively utilized to enhance the pedagogical efforts and improve the learning processes of knowledge acquisition and retention. Multidisciplinary refers to the broad spectrum of scientific fields that are collectively employed to provide heterogeneous training experiences for learners. Technology-enhanced implies that the latest information, communication, and computational technologies are directly embedded in the curricular training. Integrated signifies that this educational approach incorporates modern pedagogical strategies with available...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UCLA StatisticsUniversity of California Los Angeles, SOCR ResourceLos AngelesUSA