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Hooper, Michaela D. Willi; Scharf, Emily – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
This literature review is intended to examine transformative learning within the context of academic libraries and its applications for librarians. Although the main audience is academic librarians who facilitate student learning, it may also be of interest to other practitioners and researchers who are interested in applying transformative…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Academic Libraries, Literature Reviews, Library Instruction
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Walker, Jude – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
Shame both stymies and motivates learning; it prevents adults from participating in educational programs yet, with accompanied self-examination, it can be the catalyst for transformation. While fundamental for understanding adult learning, shame is (shamefully) inadequately theorized in the field of adult education: We don't talk enough about…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Psychological Patterns, Transformative Learning, Adult Education
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Lear, Glenna – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
This article explores women's midlife learning as an awakening of the self in the process of being in the world and interacting with others and uses the author's personal experience of transformation as a developmental change with the emergence of personal growth and self-realization of a more complete, balanced, and fulfilled self. In the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Females, Individual Development, Metacognition
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Hathaway, Mark D. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
Joanna Macy's "Work that Reconnects" (WTR) is a transformative learning process that endeavors to help participants acknowledge, experience, and understand the emotions that may either empower or inhibit action to address the ecological crisis. The WTR seeks to work through grief, fear, and despair to animate a sense of active,…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Learning Processes, Neurosciences, Grief
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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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