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Becker, Annette L. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore experiences of personal transformation and development of self-authorship in registered nurses (RNs) who recently completed an RN to bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program. A content analysis was performed on the qualitative data obtained from semistructured interviews with 14 RNs. Experiences of…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Nurses, Graduates, Self Concept
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Hyland, Terry – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
The exponential growth of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) in recent years has resulted in a marketisation and commodification of practice--popularly labeled "McMindfulness"--which divorces mindfulness from its spiritual and ethical origins in Buddhist traditions. Such commodification is criticized by utilising ideas and insights…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Spiritual Development, Marketing, Commercialization
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Taylor, Kathleen; Marienau, Catherine – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
Over the last decade, Eleanor Drago-Severson has authored or coauthored four books on adult learning as key to leadership development in schools. organizations--is evident in each of the publications. The titles include the following: (1) "Helping Teachers Learn: Principal Leadership for Adult Growth and Development"; (2) "Leading…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Leadership Training, Instructional Leadership, Professional Development
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Bang, April Hyoeun – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
The discipline of the arts has much to contribute to the field of conflict resolution. This article broadly investigates how artistic engagement facilitates transformative learning and the development of skills and capacities for more constructive engagement with conflict. Many scholar practitioners have acknowledged the widespread use of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Conflict Resolution, Interpersonal Relationship, Skill Development
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Miller Dyce, Cherrel; Owusu-Ansah, Angela – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
Using data from preservice teachers enrolled in a diversity course in a predominantly White teacher education program, researchers uncovered that diversity education was indeed a catalyst for preservice teachers to increase knowledge of diversity and their understanding of the process of critically reflecting on their teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Cultural Pluralism, Teaching Methods, Cultural Relevance
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Taylor, Mariann B.; Hill, Lilian H. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
This study sought to analyze the experiences of participants in court-ordered parent education with the ultimate goal to identify a framework, which promotes learning that is transformative. Participants included 11 parents court ordered to attend parent education classes through the Department of Human Services. A basic qualitative design, which…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Parent Child Relationship, Journal Writing, Court Litigation
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Lorenzetti, Liza A.; Azulai, Anna; Walsh, Christine A. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
The World Café (TWC), used as an effective conversational tool around the world, shares several tenets with other participatory approaches to learning and development. It has not been critiqued, however, for its insufficient attention to reflexivity, power differentials, and structural inequalities within its process, specifically in relation to…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Social Justice, Action Research, Participatory Research
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Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle; Vetor-Suits, Cristina; Herbert, Katharine; Weiss, Lois; Murray, Jennifer; Rhodes, Amy; Shelby-Mitchell, Diane; Turner, Melanie – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
In 2009, Preskill and Brookfield published "Learning as a Way of Leading: Lessons from the Struggle for Social Justice" that describes nine learning tasks characterizing organic leaders. These include being open to the contributions of others, critical reflection, supporting the growth of others, collective leadership, analyzing…
Descriptors: Females, Recognition (Achievement), Awards, Transformational Leadership
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Culkin, David T. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
Many think of Edith Stein as a phenomenological philosopher who experienced a dramatic religious conversion, but contemporary adult educators may also look to her as a model for the application of social activism based in theory. This article explores Stein's continued relevance for adult educators who research and then try to apply key concepts…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Activism, Theory Practice Relationship
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Sohn, Brian K.; Plaas, Kristina; Franklin, Karen; Dellard, Tiffany; Murphy, Brenda; Greenberg, Katherine H.; Greenberg, Neil B.; Pollio, Howard R.; Thomas, Sandra P. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
Previous analyses of transformational learning (TL) focused on rational or nonrational processes such as critical reflection on an uncomfortable personal situation or emotional learning. In this phenomenological study, researchers examined existential dimensions of TL. Individual interviews were analyzed to identify the lived experiences of eight…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Graduate Students, Seminars, Interviews
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Nye, Adele; Clark, Jennifer – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
This article discusses the processes and outcomes of inviting a group of undergraduate students to inhabit and then reflect upon peripheral learning spaces in university through a "publishing with students" exercise during an Undergraduate Research Summer School. The students engaged in conversation, discussion, reflection, and writing…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Undergraduate Students, Summer Programs, Writing for Publication
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Duckworth, Vicky; Ade-Ojo, Gordon O. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
The study draws on life history, literacy studies, and ethnographic approaches to exploring social practices as a frame to explore the narratives of two UK adult literacy learners who provide a description of their engagement with a transformative curriculum and pedagogical approach. One of the learners reveals his frustration at the lack of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Literacy Education, Case Studies, Ethnography
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Wandera, David B. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
This study is anchored on two positions: that every communication is multimodal and that different modalities within multimodal communication have particular affordances. Written and oral language and other modalities, such as body language and audio/visual media, are interwoven in classroom communication. What might it look like to strategically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Transformative Learning, Art Education
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Ergas, Oren – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
Educational theory and practice have been focusing on educating students as to "how to think." Yet, contemporary neuroscience and psychological research reveal that many of our waking hours are spent in a state of "mind-wandering" characterized by uncontrolled thoughts that have little to do with our concrete present…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Well Being, Educational Philosophy, Educational Change
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Nicolaides, Aliki; Dzubinski, Leanne – Journal of Transformative Education, 2016
Life in the 21st century is increasingly complex, paradoxical, and ambiguous, bringing into question the ways that graduate adult education programs function. In this article, we describe an action research study involving the method of collaborative developmental action inquiry conducted with key stakeholders of a program in adult education at a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Transformative Learning, Action Research
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