A. F. Repko ; R. Szostak
SAGE Publications, Inc
“The Third Edition of Interdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory” by authors Allen F. Repko and Rick Szostak is a comprehensive and meticulously crafted guide that navigates readers through the intricate world of interdisciplinary research. This edition presents a thorough and systematic exploration of both the interdisciplinary research process and the theoretical foundations that underpin it.
- Key features of this edition include:
Comprehensive Coverage: The book leaves no stone unturned as it delves into every facet of the interdisciplinary research process. It caters to a wide audience, spanning the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and applied fields, making it an invaluable resource for students and professionals across various disciplines.
Illustrative Approach: Throughout the book, Repko and Szostak employ a highly effective teaching method. They illustrate each step of the decision-making process with real-world examples drawn from both student and professional research projects. This approach bridges the gap between theory and practice, offering readers tangible insights into interdisciplinary research.
Flexibility for Different Learning Styles: Recognizing the diversity of learning approaches, this edition is designed to accommodate active learning, problem-based learning, and more traditional methods. It caters to the needs of a wide range of readers, ensuring that the material is accessible and engaging.
Enhanced Visuals: The addition of more tables and figures enriches the discussions and aids in visualizing key concepts. This visual enhancement contributes to a more dynamic and engaging learning experience.
“Interdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory” is not just a textbook; it's a guiding light for anyone venturing into the complex realm of interdisciplinary research. By providing a clear and structured roadmap, it empowers researchers to navigate the challenges and nuances of interdisciplinary work successfully.
Whether you're a student embarking on a research project or a seasoned professional seeking to expand your interdisciplinary horizons, this third edition equips you with the knowledge, tools, and practical examples needed to excel in the world of interdisciplinary research. With its comprehensive approach and emphasis on real-world applications, it is an indispensable resource that will empower researchers across diverse fields to advance their understanding and contributions to interdisciplinary knowledge.