University of Shahid Beheshti, Tehran, Iran.


The purpose of this study was to examine the notion of evaluation of interdisciplinary courses. To this end, relevant literature and theoretical framework was reviewed . The paper specifically focused on assessment and measurement of learning activities in interdisciplinary courses. The main question addressed here was what the major criteria are for assessment of assignment in interdisciplinary courses .Given the significance of the notion of “interdisciplinary understanding “. this paper mainly focused on elaborating on this concept . therefore , interdisciplinary understanding was presented at four levels including : naive interdisciplinary understanding ,novice interdisciplinary understanding ,apprentice interdisciplinary understanding and master interdisciplinary understanding.Further, four dimensions of interdisciplinary understanding including : purposefulness,disciplinary grounding, intégration and critical awareness were discussed .
Finally , the matrix of assessment of interdisciplinary assignment was developed on the basis of its levels and dimensions.