Researching and developing interdisciplinary course that integrates science and art (CISA)


Researching and developing interdisciplinary course that integrates science and art (CISA)


X. T. Yang1; M. M. Zhang2; Y. Yue1; Y. H. Zhao1; Han Hui3; Q. Wang1**

1.College of Elementary Education, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China; 2.College of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China; 3.Experimental School of Beijing Economic and Technological Development Zone, Affiliated High School of Renmin University of China, Beijing, China


American journal of educational research and reviews

In this study, the purpose is to develop students’ comprehensive ability and positive attitude and understanding of interdisciplinary knowledge. For this purpose, an interdisciplinary Course that Integrates Science and Art(CISA) of the elementary education is researched and developed according to the curriculum design and assessment. The study is conducted in the autumn semester of the 2018-2019 school year. The study adopts both qualitative and quantitative approaches. The qualitative approach is used to simply draw a point of view on the effect of curriculum through the use of interviews. The quantitative approach is used to detect the acquisition of knowledge, the acquirement of skill and promotion of attitude. The sample of the study consists of a total of 39 studens, of which 21 are female students and 18 are male students serving in public schools in China. According to the results of the research, it is found that this course improved students’ art creation and scientific ability and understanding of multidisciplinary concepts related to the art and science.


Keywords: interdisciplinary course; curriculum integration; science education; art education


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X. T. Yang; M. M. Zhang; Y. Yue; Y. H. Zhao; Han Hui; Q. Wang.Researching and developing interdisciplinary course that integrates science and art(CISA). American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, 2018,3:26. DOI: 10.28933/ajerr-2018-06-1801


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