Interdisciplinary Teaching

Student speaking at mic, large blue UN symbol on screen behind him. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford VPTL.
Apr 21, 2015
A highly realistic two-day simulation of a UN Security Council meeting teaches students how to conduct international diplomacy.
Plaza Blanca cliffs, NM
Feb 10, 2015
Developed by the Bill Lane Center for the American West, the interdisciplinary course introduced undergraduates to the unique history, literature, art, politics, and environmental challenges of the North American West.
Doctoral candidates Alice E.M. Underwood and Daniel Bush developed ‘Kvizsterical,’ an online collection of literary quizzes in the Literature and Social Online Learning class. Photo by Corrie Goldman.
Jan 8, 2015
Students from computer science and the humanities join forces to create literary websites and mobile apps, combining their strengths to launch literature into the 21st century.
Class in session: instructor Stephan Sonnenberg speaks to students. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
Nov 11, 2014
This team of four instructors joined forces to present students with a multifaceted picture of human trafficking, incorporating service-learning to teach it.
Feb 6, 2014
Opportunities for students to be creative outside of arts classes are few. In my class, students engage with religious studies by creating their own short stories.
Sep 10, 2013
The flipped structure is ideal for students learning to write in the sciences: quizzes and editing exercises outside the classroom, on-the-spot writing and editing inside it.
Faculty College participants stand in front of the iEarth team poster, discussing it
May 30, 2013
Above:  Participants Janani Balasubranian, Alexandra Boehm, and Andrew Parsekian with the iEarth team poster
Feb 1, 2007
Stanford students prefer teachers and teaching positioned at the intersection of disciplines.  While I have been successful in that regard, my position as an inter-disciplinarian has come at a price.
May 18, 2006
Whether in a lecture hall or on a ship in the middle of the ocean, Professor's Dunbar goal is to help students develop as interdisciplinary problem solvers.
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