Transdisciplinary Learning and Convergence Education
Research Articles on Transdisciplinary Learning and Convergence Education
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Bainbridge, W. S. (2004). Early convergence research and education supported by the National Science Foundation. In M. C. Roco & C. D. Montemagno (Eds.), Coevolution of Human Potential and Converging Technologies (Vol. 1013, pp. 234–258). New York Acad Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1196/annals.1305.017
Bainbridge, William Sims, & Roco, M. C. (2020). Handbook of science and technology convergence.
Barnes-Johnson, J., & Johnson, J. M. (2018). STEM21: Equity in Teaching and Learning to Meet Global Challenges of Standards, Engagement and Transformation. Social Justice across Contexts in Education. In Peter Lang Publishing Group. Peter Lang Publishing Group.
Bartholomew, S. R., & Strimel, G. J. (2018). Factors Influencing Student Success on Open-Ended Design Problems. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 28(3), 753–770. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-017-9415-2
Belland, B. R., Walker, A. E., Kim, N. J., & Lefler, M. (2017). Synthesizing results from empirical research on computer-based scaffolding in STEM education: A meta-analysis. Review of Educational Research, 87(2), 309–344.
Bernstein, J.H. (2015) Transdisciplinarity: A review of its origins, development, and current issues. Journal of Research practice 11(1), 20 p.
Besterman, K. R., Ernst, J., & Williams, T. O. (2018). Developments in STEM Educators’ Preparedness for English Language Learners in the United States. Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 11(4), 165–176.
Besterman, K., Williams, T. O., & Ernst, J. V. (2018). STEM Teachers’ Preparedness for English Language Learners. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 19(3), 33–39.
Brown, M., McCormack, M., Reeves, J., Brooks, D. C., & Grajek, S. (2020) EDUCAUSE Horizon Report: Teaching and Learning Edition. Louisville, CO: EDUCAUSE. Available: https://library.educause.edu/resources/2020/3/2020-educause-horizon-report-…
Carmichael, C. C. (2017). A State-By-State Policy Analysis of STEM Education for K-12 Public Schools [Ed.D., Seton Hall University]. In ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. http://www.proquest.com/docview/1899933519/abstract/7A7B0F394E2F476BPQ/1
Carroll, L., Ali, M.K., Cuff, P., Huffman, M.D., Kelly, B., Kishore, S.P., Narayan, K.M.V., Siegel, K.R., & Vedanthan, R. (2014). Envisioning a transdisciplinary university. Journal of Law Medical Ethics 42(suppl 2), 17-25.
Century, J., Ferris, K. A., & Zuo, H. (2020). Finding Time for Computer Science in the Elementary School Day: A Quasi-Experimental Study of a Transdisciplinary Problem-Based Learning Approach. International Journal of STEM Education, 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-020-00218-3
Ciannelli, L., Hunsicker, M., Beaudreau, A., Bailey, K. Crowder, L.B., Finley, C., Webb, C., Reynolds, Sagmiller, K., Anderies, J.M., Hawthorne, D., Parrish, J., Heppell, S., Conway, F. & Chigbu. P. (2014). Transdisciplinary graduate education in marine resource science and management. International Council for the Exploration of the Sea Journal of Marine Science 17(5), 1047-1051.
Clark, B., & Button, C. (2011). Sustainability transdisciplinary education model: Interface of arts, science, and community (STEM). International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 12(1), 41–54. https://doi.org/10.1108/14676371111098294
Coleman, A. (2020). D-STEM Equity Model: Diversifying the STEM Education to Career Pathway. Athens Journal of Education, 7(3), 273–296.
Collier, S., Burston, B., & Rhodes, A. (2016). Teaching STEM as a Second Language: Utilizing SLA to Develop Equitable Learning for All Students. Journal for Multicultural Education, 10(3), 257–273. https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-01-2016-0013
Convergence: The Future of Health—2016 Report (MIT). (n.d.). The Convergence Revolution. Retrieved December 22, 2020, from http://www.convergencerevolution.net/2016-report
Cook, K. L., & Bush, S. B. (2018). Design Thinking in Integrated STEAM Learning: Surveying the Landscape and Exploring Exemplars in Elementary Grades. School Science and Mathematics, 118, 93–103. https://doi.org/10.1111/ssm.12268
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Costantino, T. (2018). STEAM by another name: Transdisciplinary practice in art and design education. Arts Education Policy Review, 119(2), 100–106. https://doi.org/10.1080/10632913. 2017.1292973
Council, N. R. (2014). Convergence: Facilitating Transdisciplinary Integration of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Beyond. https://doi.org/10.17226/18722
Crowe, H.A., Brandes, K., Aviles, B.D., Erickson, D., & Hall, D. (2013). Transdisciplinary teaching: professionalism across cultures. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(13), 194-205.
Dalke, A., Mccormack, E., Dalke, A., & Mccormack, E. F. (n.d.). Synecdoche and Surprise: Transdisciplinary Knowledge Production.
Dass, P. M. (1999). Contemporary Environmental Issues: Creating Curricular Connections in K-12 Education. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 19(2), 147–154.
Dorofeeva, A. S., Budarina, A. O., & Parakhina, O. V. (2020). STEM vs STEAM: Developing a New Teacher. 19–27. https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.201205.004
Drake, S. M., & Reid, J. L. (2020). How Education Can Shape a New Story in a Post-Pandemic World. Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 29(2), 6–12.
Dzau, V. J., & Balatbat, C. A. (2018). Reimagining population health as convergence science. The Lancet, 392(10145), 367–368. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31372-2
English, L. D. (2016). STEM Education K-12: Perspectives on Integration. International Journal of STEM Education, 3. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-016-0036-1
Ertas, A. (2008). Integrating transdisciplinarity in undergraduate education. In B. Nicolwscu & A. Ertas (eds.), Transdisplinarity: Theory and Practice (pp. 187-210), Hampton Press, New York.
Falls, Z. (2020). Beyond Boundaries: Pre-Service Teachers’ Experiences of Transdisciplinary Education via STEAM Making Projects. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 39(1), 19–31.
Freeman, A., Adams Becker, S., Cummins, M., Davis, A., Hall Giesinger, C., New Media Consortium, & Consortium for School Networking. (2017). NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2017 K-12 Edition. New Media Consortium. 6101 West Courtyard Drive Building One Suite 100, Austin, TX 78730. Tel: 512-445-4200; Fax: 512-445-4205; Web site: http://www.nmc.org.
Freeman, S., Eddy, S.L., McDonough, M., Smith, M.K., Okoroafor, N., Jordt, H. & Wenderoth, M.P. (2014). Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics. Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences 111(23), 8410-8415.
Gibbs, P. (Ed.). (2017). Transdisciplinary Higher Education: A Theoretical Basis Revealed in Practice. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.
Gillis, D., Nelson, J., Driscoll, B., Hodgins, K., Fraser, E., & Jacobs, S. (2017). Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research and education in Canada: A review and suggested framework. Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching (CELT) 10, 203-222.
Graybill, J.K., Dooling, S. Shandas, V., Withey, J., Greve, A. & Simon, G.L. (2006) A rough guide to interdisciplinarity: Graduate student perspectives. BioScience 56(9), 757-763.
Guyotte, K. W., Sochacka, N. W., Costantino, T. E., & Walther, J. (2015). Steam as Social Practice: Cultivating Creativity in Transdisciplinary Spaces. Art Education (Reston), 67(6), 12–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/00043125.2014.11519293
Herr, D. J. C. (2016). The Need for Convergence and Emergence in Twenty-first Century Nano-STEAM+ Educational Ecosystems. In K. Winkelmann & B. Bhushan (Eds.), Global Perspectives of Nanoscience and Engineering Education (pp. 83–115). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31833-2_3
Herr, D. J. C., Akbar, B., Brummet, J., Flores, S., Gordon, A., Gray, B., & Murday, J. (2019). Convergence education—An international perspective. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 21(11), 229. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-019-4638-7
Honey, M., Pearson, G., & Schweingruber, H. (2014). STEM Integration in K-12 Education: Status, Prospects, and an Agenda for Research. In National Academies Press. National Academies Press.
Hyun, E. (2008). Engineering transdisiplinarity in university academic affairs: challenges, dilemmas and progress. In B. Nicolwscu & A. Ertas (eds.), Transdisplinarity: Theory and Practice (pp. 87-101), Hampton Press, New York.
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme Resources—Transdisciplinary. (n.d.). Retrieved December 22, 2020, from https://www.pypresources.com/teachinglearning/transdisciplinary
Johnson-Green, E., Lee, C., & Flannery, M. (2020). A Musical Perspective on STEM: Evaluating the EcoSonic Playground Project from a Co-Equal STEAM Integration Standpoint. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 21(14). https://eric.ed.gov/?q=STEM+integration+k-12&pg=2&id=EJ1254982
Jones, D., Khalil, D., & Dixon, R. D. (2017). Teacher-advocates respond to ESSA:“Support the good parts—Resist the bad parts”. Peabody Journal of Education, 92(4), 445-465.
Kastens, K.A. & Manduca, C.A. (2017). Using systems thinking in the design, implantation, and evaluation of complex educational innovations, with examples from the InTeGrate project. Journal of Geoscience Education 65, 219-230.
Keck, A._S., Sloane, S., Liechty, J.M., Paceley, M., Donovan, S.M., Bost, K.K., McBride, B.A., & Fiese, B.H. (2017). Palgrave Communications 3(40): 1-10.
Khalil, D., & Kier, M. (2021). Equity-Centered Design Thinking in STEM Instructional Leadership. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 24(1), 69-85.
Kim, A. Y., Sinatra, G. M., & Seyranian, V. (2018). Developing a STEM Identity among Young Women: A Social Identity Perspective. Review of Educational Research, 88(4), 589–625. https://doi.org/10.3102/0034654318779957
Kim, C. E. (2020). STEM Teachers’ Beliefs and ESOL Professional Development. ORTESOL Journal, 37, 63–70.
Knowles, B. (2014). Planning a Whole-School Approach to STEM. School Science Review, 96(355), 27–35.
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LeBret, J. (n.d.). Four Bold Predictions In K12 Education For The Next Decade. Forbes. Retrieved December 22, 2020, from https://www.forbes.com/sites/jabezlebret/2020/01/01/four-bold-predictions-in-k12-education-for-the-next-decade/
Lee, O., & Campbell, T. (2020). What Science and STEM Teachers Can Learn from COVID-19: Harnessing Data Science and Computer Science through the Convergence of Multiple STEM Subjects. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 31(8), 932–944. https://doi.org/10.1080/1046560X.2020.1814980
Lee, O., & Stephens, A. (2020). English Learners in STEM Subjects: Contemporary Views on STEM Subjects and Language with English Learners. Educational Researcher, 49(6), 426–432. https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X20923708
Maarouf, S. A. (2019). Supporting Academic Growth of English Language Learners: Integrating Reading into STEM Curriculum. World Journal of Education, 9(4), 83–96.
Margot, K. C., & Kettler, T. (2019). Teachers’ perception of STEM integration and education: A systematic literature review. International Journal of STEM Education, 6(1), 2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-018-0151-2
Méndez, Z. Y., & Rincones, R. (2013). Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Faculty’s and Academic Administrators’ Dilemmas in a University-K-12 Partnership. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 16(3), 77–85. https://doi.org/10.1177/1555458913498480
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Moyer, L., Klopfer, M., & Ernst, J. V. (2018). Bridging the Arts and Computer Science: Engaging At-Risk Students through the Integration of Music. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 77(6), 8–12.
Murday, J. S. (November 2-3, 2017). Global Perspectives in Convergence Education. Washington, D.C. 88.
Murphy, S., MacDonald, A., Wang, C. A., & Danaia, L. (2019). Towards an Understanding of STEM Engagement: A Review of the Literature on Motivation and Academic Emotions. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 19(3), 304–320. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42330-019-00054-w
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Building Capacity for Teaching Engineering in K-12 Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25612
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