Definition: Integrated knowledge connects, relates and unifies concepts in various situations.
Students integrate their knowledge by exploring, identifying, organizing and synthesizing ideas and information to assess experiences and solve problems.
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- How have I applied this knowledge in different situations or environments or outside its usual context?
- How have I analyzed different issues and applied this analysis to new situations or to solve different problems?
- What outside knowledge from other areas have I applied to this topic?
- How does what I know fit into the field as a whole?
- What are other viewpoints concerning this topic? In what ways has my own knowledge changed in light of other viewpoints?
- work samples
- flowcharts, mind maps, concept maps
- designs, drawing, schematics, blueprints, layouts
- models, prototypes
- multi-media examples: videos, images, audio
- research analyses and reports
- new ideas, innovations, inventions, creative products
- applications in unique ways
- event planning
- gathers, reviews, analyzes, organizes and interprets relevant information to solve problems
- synthesizes and integrates new knowledge with previous knowledge and experiences
- evaluates the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems using well-established ideas and techniques
- demonstrates understanding of how knowledge can be relational and connected across contexts.
- interprets relevant information and creates relational connections to solve problems across various contexts
- synthesizes, integrates and applies knowledge in new and creative ways and/or to form new perspectives and/or solve problems
- utilizes knowledge and strategies from one field or situation to solve problems in another.