N.A. Sevryuk, PhD, associate professor, the Department of Humanities and Legal Disciplines, the South Ural Institute of Management and Economics
Educational transformation in Russia allows using new methods in teaching and learning. One of which is the interdisciplinary approach. The article describes the definition of the interdisciplinary approach, shows the reasons why to teach with it, and explains the advantages of using it and how it helps students advance their thinking, cognitive development and other abilities. It also gives some interdisciplinary examples.
Keywords: interdisciplinary approach, academic disciplines, disciplinary perspective, significant learning, integration, thinking, cognitive abilities.