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ERIC Number: EJ1154834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1947-8607
Transformative Learning in an Online Environment
Cranton, Patricia
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, v1 n2 Article 1 p1-9 2010
The purpose of this article is to explore the potential for fostering transformative learning in an online environment. It provides an overview of transformative learning theory, including the variety of perspectives on the theory that have evolved as the theory matured. Strategies and practices for fostering transformative learning are presented, followed by a description of the online environment and how strategies for encouraging transformative learning might be carried into that environment. Students' voices are brought in to corroborate and to question the importance of these strategies. The article concludes with a discussion of how an educator's style and strengths can be brought into online teaching, especially with a view to helping learners examine their meaning perspectives.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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