Interdisciplinary Research: Definition, Process and Theory


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A style of research that draws from two or more academic disciplines is known as what?

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1. Which of the following is an example of an interdisciplinary field?

2. It can be difficult for some researchers to switch from a physical science to a social science because they are probably more familiar with which type of methodology for collecting large amounts of data?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will ask about different aspects of interdisciplinary studies in order to see how well you comprehend the subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be asked questions pertaining to:

  • Interdisciplinary fields
  • Examples of research involving multiple disciplines
  • Different research methodologies

Skills Practiced

You will be given an opportunity to practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related interdisciplinary research lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding various theories of scholarly study
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of academic fields

Additional Learning

To learn more about Interdisciplinary Research: Definition, Process and Theory by studying the accompanying lesson. This lesson will address the following topics:

  • Definition of research that involves more than one academic discipline
  • How interdisciplinary research works
  • Quantitative methodologies and qualitative interviewing
  • Benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary studies