Revista electrónica de investigación educativa
versão On-line ISSN 1607-4041
This article features an activity long since commonly quoted by professors and students alike at the beginning of courses in the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM, for its acronym in Spanish), the Previous Knowledge Profile Test. Among many aspects such action has had, the importance granted to interdisciplinarity holds outstanding grounds. This remarkable meta-cognitive variable, in urgent need of studies and research as well as high solvency and qualification, undoubtedly provides the best contributions to the quantity-quality intricacy of knowledge. The solution of the most important pedagogical work problems for the coming years greatly depends on its impact and development, being the objective to obtain a more human, useful and responsible knowledge at the universities.
Palavras-chave : Interdisciplinarity; prior learning; prior learning evaluation.