Evaluating the merits of interdisciplinary education.

@article{Cook2002EvaluatingTM,
  title={Evaluating the merits of interdisciplinary education.},
  author={Sarah Sheets Cook},
  journal={Nursing times},
  year={2002},
  volume={98 41},
  pages={30-2}
}
This article describes interdisciplinary education initiatives developed at Columbia University in the USA and cites the difficulties encountered in implementing such a programme. The author also discusses problems in evaluating such initiatives, and some of the administrative, educational and professional factors involved. She argues that while there may be some resistance among educators to formal interdisciplinary collaboration, students appear more open to the idea. The author concludes… CONTINUE READING

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