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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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De Angelis, Romina – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
This article proposes a theoretical framework for research and pedagogy development in the context of education for sustainable development (ESD). It combines transformative learning theory with elements drawn from Buddhist and other Eastern spiritual perspectives. Firstly, it outlines the ESD context and its current gaps. Secondly, it analyzes…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Buddhism, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development
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Longmore, Anne-Liisa; Grant, Ginger; Golnaraghi, Golnaz – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
The 21st century is seeing dramatic shifts in the business environment. In order for organizations to adapt to these shifts, they must be more flexible and learning oriented. To thrive in this environment, organizational leaders must facilitate and build the capacity for learning throughout the organization. Organizational leadership is looking…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Criticism
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Klein, Sheri R. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
Drawing upon phenomenological and arts-based approaches, the author explores everyday encounters with landscapes that call attention to the potential of place as sites for evoking mindfulness and transformative learning experiences. Theoretical perspectives within and across art education, aesthetics, contemplative education, holistic education,…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Aesthetics, Holistic Approach, Phenomenology
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DeCapua, Andrea; Marshall, Helaine W.; Frydland, Nan – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
This article reports on one teacher's journey, Nan's, as she struggled to provide appropriate instruction to low-literate day laborers in an English as a second language (ESL) class for adult learners. In her efforts to do so, Nan became inspired to implement alternative pedagogy based on a culturally responsive approach that resonated strongly…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Beginning Teachers, English Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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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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Blalock, A. Emiko; Akehi, Meg – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
Through the exercise of collaborative autoethnography, we propose intentional and purposeful dialogue can act as a pathway for transformative learning. We seek to first deepen our understandings of transformative learning, particularly for underserved students in higher education and second to advance autoethnographic methods, a method that…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Ethnography, Higher Education, Reflection
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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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Lange, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
It has been charged that transformative learning theory is stagnating; however, theoretical insights from relational ontologies offer significant possibilities for revitalizing the field. Quantum physics has led to a deep revision in our understanding of the universe moving away from the materialism and mechanism of classical physics. Some…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Learning Theories, Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Approach
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