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Lummis, Geoffrey; Lock, Graeme; Freeman, Clare; Ferguson, Catherine Anne – Journal of Transformative Education, 2019
The early experience of commencing university students is an important precursor for retention and student success and involves a transformation in learning. This article reports the experiences of commencing students in an Australian Education (Primary) degree. Data were collected using a mixed methods approach, consisting of an online survey,…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, College Freshmen
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Hussein, Jeylan Wolyie; Bedasa, Nigusie Angessa; Mengistu, Bamlaku Tadesse – Journal of Transformative Education, 2019
This article is an analysis and synthesis of the outcome of our efforts to integrate reflective problem-solving and mindfulness to promote organizational adaptation toward conflict-sensitive approach to managing and resolving land-related conflicts. The purpose of the article is 2-fold. The first part of the article describes the methodological…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Metacognition, Reflection, Conflict Resolution
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Tett, Lyn – Journal of Transformative Education, 2019
This article draws on the theories of Mezirow, Foucault, and Holland and colleagues to investigate how students were positioned in relation to their own experiences, what opportunities they had to overcome their negative positioning in relation to the power structures that inform the worlds in which they move, and how their changed practices…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Literacy Education, Self Concept, Learning Experience
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Johnson, Ane Turner – Journal of Transformative Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to consider how higher education responds to conflict on campus and in the community. Moving beyond the victim/perpetrator paradigm prevalent in the literature on education in conflict contexts toward the transformative capacity of education, this research suggests that public universities may develop mechanisms that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Higher Education, Conflict
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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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DeGennaro, Donna – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
In Unlocking Silent Histories (USH), Indigenous youth participate in a pedagogical engagement with theoretical roots in critical pedagogy, media studies, and cultural sociology. These frameworks inform how youth participate in a self-directed, technology-enabled learning design to critically inquire about and creatively express their worlds from…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Creativity, Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy
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Napan, Ksenija; Green, Jennifer K.; Thomas, Judith A.; Stent, Warwick J.; Jülich, Shirley J.; Lee, Debora; Patterson, Lynnemaree – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
This research demonstrates that cooperative inquiry (CI) offers authentic opportunities for academics to transform their teaching, paving the way for additional collaborative practices in higher education across a range of disciplines. Using data from cycles of action and reflection, a multidisciplinary group of seven tertiary teachers committed…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Teaching Methods, Educational Change, College Faculty
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Schwartz, Joni; Schwartz, Rebecca – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
This autoethnographic research project examines the transformational learning of a transracial adoptive adult mother and daughter through the lens of postcolonialism. As collaborative researchers, adult adoptee and adoptive mother, examine this lifelong learning experience through critical self-reflection, qualitative meta-analysis, and…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Mothers, Daughters, Imagination
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Greenhill, Jenenne; Richards, Janet Noreen; Mahoney, Sarah; Campbell, Narelle; Walters, Lucie – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
This longitudinal study followed the clinical learning journey of 20 medical students over 4 years, from the beginning of their clinical immersion, through one of the three different clinical placement models: block rotation, longitudinal integrated clerkship, or community- and hospital-integrated learning, and then into Year 4 and the intern year…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Medical Education, Longitudinal Studies, Medical Students
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Etmanski, Catherine – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
This article documents the author's experience participating in a course taught primarily by food activist, Dr. Vandana Shiva, and run by the Earth University in Uttarakhand, India. Drawing on Gandhi's four pillars of nonviolent action, this article links individual course participants' experiences of transformative learning to the transformation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Food, Course Content
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Robinson, Andrew Alan; Levac, Leah – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
This article investigates students' experiences of learning about privilege and oppression in the context of an introductory university course in civic engagement and global citizenship. Participants included 24 students enrolled in the course during either the 2013-2014 or the 2014-2015 academic year. The authors collected data through pretests,…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Student Experience
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Maslin-Ostrowski, Pat; Drago-Severson, Eleanor; Ferguson, Janet; Marsick, Victoria J.; Hallett, Margaret – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to describe the successes and challenges of an innovative community engagement initiative in Bermuda, Education for All, in order to enlarge our understanding of how a community uses storytelling as a catalyst for transformative learning. Sponsored by the Coalition for Community Activism, community members and…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Educational Improvement, Social Change, Educational Innovation
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Sterling, Stephen; Dawson, Jonathan; Warwick, Paul – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
Mainstream westernised educational policy and practice continue to be firmly rooted in ontological and epistemological traditions that reflect what Gregory Bateson referred to as the illusion of our separation from the living world. In response, there has been a flourishing of innovation at the levels of educational philosophy, curriculum, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Evaluation Methods
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Williams, Lewis – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
Set against a context of Indigenous health disparities, climate turmoil, and unpredictability of human-ecological systems, this article asks the question of how transformative sustainability education (TSE) with its increasing emphasis on Indigenous knowledge and ways of being can be effectively and ethically applied in colonized modern…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Climate, Health
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Troop, Meagan – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
This exploratory study identifies aspects of pedagogical design and teaching practice that enabled creative capacities through the lens of the researcher's lived experience. A guiding research question in this investigation follows: (a) "What is the nature of the relationship between creative activity and transformative learning" and (b)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Transformative Learning, Graduate Students
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