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Media and Communication

Description: This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Digital Frontiers 2013 Conference and THAT Camp: Bringing together the makers and users of digital resources for research and education

Description: Poster promoting the Digital Frontiers 2013 Conference and THAT Camp. Digital Frontiers is a project of the UNT Digital Scholarship Co-Operative and UNT Libraries to explore innovation and collaboration across disciplinary boundaries in the arena of public humanities and cultural memory.
Date: August 2013
Creator: Lawrence, Samantha
Partner: UNT Libraries

Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity

Description: This is the official website for Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity (CSID) at the University of North Texas. CSID conducts research into the theory and practice of inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to knowledge. The site includes information about CSID's research projects, its publications, and the people involved.
Date: 2014
Creator: University of North Texas. Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

The Ways of Reflection: Heidegger, Science, Reflection, and Critical Interdisciplinarity

Description: This thesis argues that there is a philosophical attempt directed at combating the fragmentation of the sciences that starts with Heidegger and continues today through Trish Glazebrook's interpretations of the former's concept of "reflection," and Carl Mitcham and Robert Frodeman's concept of "critical interdisciplinarity" (CID). This is important as the sciences are both more implicated in our lives and more fragmented than ever. While scientific knowledge is pursued for its own sake, the pertinent facts, meaning, and application of the science is ignored. By linking Heidegger's views on the fragmentation of the sciences to Glazebrook's interpretations of reflection and Mitcham and Frodeman's CID, I show that CID is a concrete realization of Heidegger's reflection.
Date: May 2013
Creator: Toole, Toby Houston
Partner: UNT Libraries

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill as a Case Study for Interdisciplinary Cooperation within Developmental Biology, Environmental Sciences and Physiology

Description: This article makes the argument for interdisciplinary teams that bring together scientists with different specialties as an efficient way--and perhaps the only way--to unravel highly complex biological effects of marine oil spills.
Date: December 17, 2015
Creator: Burggren, Warren W.; Dubansky, Benjamin; Roberts, Aaron & Alloy, Matthew
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences