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ERIC Number: EJ1068447
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1443-1394
The Meaning of Learning on the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage
Im, Kyung-Mi; Jun, JuSung
Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 55 n2 p331-351 Jul 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore the lived experience of travellers on the Camino de Santiago in order to find out the pattern of their travel lived experience and the meaning of learning experience. For this purpose, eight Korean travellers were selected for the study; the study was performed using the hermeneutic phenomenological method. The findings are as follows: First, the pattern of lived experience--"the four Existentials, lived time, space, body and human relation"--on the Camino de Santiago was summarized into "slow and composure", "meditation and spirituality", "companionship", and "the dance of self-mortification through physical pain" in the four existential aspects of time, space, relationship, and body. Second, the lived experience of participants had profound meaning as a learning experience in terms of biographical learning, the theory of autopoiesis, and spiritual learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Spain
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