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ERIC Number: EJ951316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 55
ISSN: ISSN-0741-7136
Calling Transformative Learning into Question: Some Mutinous Thoughts
Newman, Michael
Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, v62 n1 p36-55 Feb 2012
The author identifies six flaws that commonly occur in explanations of transformative learning, and suggests that transformative learning may not exist as an identifiable phenomenon. He proposes that we abandon the term "transformative learning," and adopt the straightforward term "good learning." Good learning, he argues, has nine aspects.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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