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ERIC Number: EJ1015005
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Aug
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1045-1595
Learning for Transformation in a Changing Landscape
Sun, Qi
Adult Learning, v24 n3 p131-136 Aug 2013
This article argues that transformative learning becomes increasingly essential for educators in the changing landscape of the adult and higher education institutions of the United States that has continuously hosted highest numbers of international students among other countries. First, it presents a context discussing learning for transformation. Then, it talks about Confucian core values and their influences of teaching and learning, and uses international students from this tradition as an example to illustrate different ways of teaching and learning, and life in general. Finally, it shares some experience, observations, and recommendations toward future development of adult and higher education educators, who will learn while teaching and interacting with international students, through possible transformative learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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