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Integrated Science

New Approaches to Education A Virtual Roundtable Discussion

Brint, Michael E., Marcey, David, Shaw, Michael C. (Eds.)

2009, XIII, 148 p.

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  • The book’s three sections each address key topics from different angles and perspectives
  • Section I discusses new approaches to graduate training in the sciences including the decline of both the large laboratory and the usefulness of the traditional PhD program
  • Section II covers the politics, sociology and economics of integrated science with essays offering contending perspectives on interdisciplinary science education as well as focused discussions of issues of diversity and economic analysis
  • Section III addresses new frontiers in science and emerging areas in interdisciplinary education
  • Experts discuss specific details and unique challenges in five emerging frontiers in integrated science, including biotechnology, molecular biology and biochemistry, nanotechnology, brain science, and bioinformatics

With the global challenges that face us and our environment, there is a growing sense among leaders in science, public policy, business, and education that we need new, more integrative approaches to science.  In turn, these interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to solving problems at the frontiers of science demand responses and reformations at the institutional level.   Integrated Sciences:New Approaches to Education,  a "virtual roundtable" on the topic of integrative science,creates a symphony of voices addressing the pluralistic nature of approaches to recasting science research and education.  The "participants" come from different perspectives and experiences, and include Nobel laureates, university presidents, serious scholars, and distinguished scientists.  Although their comments, talks, articles, and interviews on this subject may have taken place at different times and in widely different venues, they have been organized into a coherent ensemble of conversations about the necessity, promises, challenges, and implementation of integrative approaches to scientific research and education.  This book will be helpful to a wide range of scientists, educators, and university and college administrators facing the exciting, if daunting, hurdles involved in integrative reform.

 

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Campus - Emeritus - Integration - Master - Professor - biochemistry - biology - chemistry - education - environment - health - science - sociology - university

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Learning & Instruction - Life Sciences - Medicine - Science Education

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