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Kang, Haijun; Sun, Qi; Lyu, Lei – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
Taking a case study approach and utilizing Hoggan's transformative learning (TL) typology and criteria as a framework, we examined the self-reported TL experiences of 12 local school leaders in Beijing, China. These local school leaders gained cross-cultural learning from a school leadership development program that was designed to prepare school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Background, Asian Culture, Transformative Learning
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Payne, Helen; Roberts, Amanda; Jarvis, Joy – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
This article describes how adults learn to self-manage chronic bodily symptoms, a complex and costly health problem. It proposes a theory of learning for an innovative, research-informed intervention, The BodyMind Approach® (TBMA) aimed at developing confidence, competence, skills, and knowledge and understanding for self-management for people…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Self Management, Patients, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Lee, Jae Hwa; Portillo, Margaret; Meneely, Jason – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
The lens of transformative learning provided a deeper understanding of students' experiences and the process of learning within an interdisciplinary creativity course for first-year college students. Through the thematic analysis of 930 reflective narratives written by 93 students, the research identified how the overall course activities expanded…
Descriptors: Creativity, Attitude Change, College Freshmen, Student Attitudes
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Buechner, Barton; Dirkx, John; Konvisser, Zieva Dauber; Myers, Deedee; Peleg-Baker, Tzofnat – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
This article addresses a significant gap in the transformative learning literature as it relates to collective transformation, a transformation that is a level beyond individual transformation and is differentiated from the designed and imposed forms of social or organizational change. We consider collective transformation as an emergent and…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, World Views, Disadvantaged, Sense of Community
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Bainbridge, Alan; Del Negro, Gaia – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
This article argues that the phenomenon of a genetic/cultural "adaptive-lag" is both the motive for the human predisposition to engage in transformative learning and the origin of anxiety and associated ego-defences that mitigate against the likelihood of transforming epistemic assumptions. Dodds' (2011) ecopsychoanalytic interpretation…
Descriptors: Genetics, Transformative Learning, Epistemology, Psychiatry
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Kloubert, Tetyana – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
This article explores both the prerequisites and barriers of perspective transformation in the context of two Eastern European societies as examples of post-totalitarian states. Although personal cognitive development is considered as an outcome of perspective transformation, I will demonstrate that certain manifestations of cognitive development…
Descriptors: Social Change, Social Systems, Barriers, Cognitive Development
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Napan, Ksenija; Connor, Helene; Toki, Lynda – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
This article explores a synergy of inquiry-based learning and a cultural pedagogy within a Maori environment, the "marae" (communal meeting place) while using Academic Co-Creative Inquiry (ACCI), an innovative approach to teaching and learning which enables teachers and students to cocreate the content and the process of the course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Teaching Methods
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Saari, Antti – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
While contemplative approaches have recently garnered much attention in different areas of transformative education, the interpersonal and relational aspects of contemplative training have received less scrutiny. This article examines the relational dynamics involved in contemplative education from a Lacanian viewpoint. The concept of transference…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Psychiatry, Philosophy, Reflection
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McConn, Matthew L.; Geetter, Donna – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
Research has shown that progressive methods taught in teacher education programs have little impact on traditional approaches teacher candidates encounter during their internship semester. To understand how to better address this disconnect with regard to preparing teacher candidates, the study reported here used instrumental case studies to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, English Teachers, Beliefs, Lesson Plans
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Aalai, Azadeh – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
A colloquium series funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities explored complicity and collaboration during the Holocaust at a community college in New York. Student reactions to this theme were explored to measure their understanding of this atrocity. Twenty-three student participants of this colloquium submitted to in-depth, in-person…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Reaction, Jews
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Bridwell, Sandra D. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
Marginalized adults have limited access to learning experiences that prioritize reflection and discourse, both considered preconditions in the Mezirow-informed field of transformative learning (TL). Using narrative analysis of a staff focus group and participant interviews over a 1-year learning journey, this study shows how a literacy program in…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Females, At Risk Persons, Transformative Learning
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Grayman-Simpson, Nyasha; Doucet, Fabienne; Burgos-López, Luz – Journal of Transformative Education, 2019
Critical race courses challenge today's college students to cognitively grapple with issues of justice and the good society. In some instances, these challenges lead to positive, relational growth-fostering attitudes and behaviors. Transformative learning educator Jack Mezirow's approach to facilitating cognitive shifts appears especially…
Descriptors: Whites, Critical Theory, Transformative Learning, Advantaged
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Eschenbacher, Saskia – Journal of Transformative Education, 2019
This article aims at expanding transformation theory through the work of the philosopher Richard Rorty. His concept of redescription allows us to distinguish between good learning and transformative learning and to counteract the critique of conceptional looseness. In addition, Rorty's thesis of contingency and his notion of irony are going to be…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Philosophy, Criticism, Transformative Learning
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Formenti, Laura; Jorio, Federica – Journal of Transformative Education, 2019
This article aims at contributing to the development of teaching methodologies which can foster transformative learning in higher education. It presents a workshop experience, embedded in an undergraduate course, whereby active and dialogic methodology was designed to support the students in maturing self-awareness about their epistemologies and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Learning Processes, Undergraduate Students
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Quillinan, Bernie; MacPhail, Ann; Dempsey, Ciara; McEvoy, Eileen – Journal of Transformative Education, 2019
The Community Wellness, Empowerment, Leadership and Lifeskills (CWell) program is a 2-year community-driven program developed in partnership between an underserved community in Limerick City and staff at the University of Limerick, Ireland. This article explores the transformative teaching and learning experiences that arose throughout the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, College Faculty, College Students
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