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Finding Common Ground: Collaboration Across the Disciplines in the Scholarship of Teaching
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching
  • Elaine K. Yakura, Michigan State University
  • Curtis D. Bennett, Loyola Marymount University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2003
Disciplines
Abstract

Many recent writings on the scholarship of teaching discuss the need to locate this scholarship within the disciplines. The authors argue that while scholarship within the disciplines is important, it should not come at the expense of work across the disciplines. They demonstrate the usefulness of cross-disciplinary collaboration for the scholarship of teaching and learning through the specific example of how collaboration contributed to their understanding of the role of such scholarship in the teaching of mathematics and negotiations courses. The authors also outline some of the pitfalls of cross-disciplinary collaboration, and they offer suggestions for beginning collaborative initiatives.

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Citation Information
Yakura, E. K., & Bennett, C. D. (2003). Finding common ground: Collaboration across the disciplines in the scholarship of teaching. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 14 (2/3), 135-147.