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An Inquiry into PYP Transdisciplinary Understanding in Two Remote Schools in Indonesia

Abstract This research investigates teachers' understanding of and feelings about transdisciplinary education and the International Baccalaureate's Primary Years Programme (PYP) as utilized by two remote schools in the province of Papua, Indonesia on the island of New Guinea. A goal of transdisciplinary education is to make learning through inquiry authentic, broad, student-centered, and relevant to the real world. In this study I examine educators’ perspectives of how transdisciplinary education is manifested in the two different and yet related elementary schools.

Both schools are supported by a multinational mining company. One school is for expatriate students and the language of instruction is English. The second school, which is for ... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Erikson, Anita Elice (Author) / Stauffer, Sandra L (Advisor) / Sullivan, Jill M (Committee member) / Schmidt, Margaret T (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music education / Educational philosophy / Education history / Arts Education / Curriculum / International Education / Music Education / Primary Years Program / Transdisciplinary Education
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 370 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music Education 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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