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Versatile genius: A case study intersecting math, science, art, and California's national parks

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dc.contributor.author Brownell, Christopher
dc.contributor.author Stone, Leslie Love
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-17T18:44:25Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-17T18:44:25Z
dc.date.issued 2017-07
dc.identifier.citation Brownell, C., & Stone, L. L. (2017). Versatile Genius: A Case Study Intersecting Math, Science, Art, and California's National Parks, presented at Bridges Waterloo 2017, Waterloo, Ont., Jul. 2017. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11418/735
dc.description.abstract The advantages of a polymathic approach are remarkable: it cross-pollinates ideas, encourages creativity, defines new methodologies, and solves complex problems. Interdisciplinarity also presents challenges. In this case study, which intersects math, science, and art, we describe how a project can benefit from a respect for the rigors, focus, and coherence of multiple disciplines. Although most interdisciplinary projects are dominated by a particular field (in point of view, level of expertise, and disciplinary significance), this does not preclude a project's author-maker from complying with the standards of the component disciplines. The author-maker of the project described in this case study is a professional artist who holds a decidedly mathematical point of view. The art, which is created with a high degree of disciplinary proficiency, predominates; and although elementary, the math is no less legitimate. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Bridges Waterloo 2017 en_US
dc.subject Interdisciplinary research en_US
dc.subject Stone, Leslie Love en_US
dc.subject Art in mathematics education en_US
dc.title Versatile genius: A case study intersecting math, science, art, and California's national parks en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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