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Learning as Transformation: Critical Perspectives on a Theory in Progress… (edition 2000)
Learning as Transformation: Critical Perspectives on a Theory in Progress (Jossey Bass Higher and Adult Education Series by Jack Mezirow and Associates
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0787948454, Hardcover)"Provocative and illuminating, this book is a must read for adult educators seeking to understand and facilitate transformational learning. It showcases a stellar group of authors who not only engage each other and the reader in constructive discourse, but who also model the heart of the transformational learning process."
--Sharan B. Merriam, Department of Adult Education, University of Georgia
This volume continues the landmark work begun by Jack Mezirow over twenty years ago--revealing the impact of transformative learning on the theory and practice of adult education. Top scholars and practitioners review the core principles of transformation theory, analyze the process of transformative learning, describe different types of learning and learners, suggest key conditions for socially responsible learning, explore group and organizational learning, and present revelations from the latest research. They also share real-world examples drawn from their own experiences and assess the evolution of transformative learning in practice and philosophy. Learning as Transformation presents an intimate portrait of a powerful learning concept and invites educators, researchers, and scholars to consider the implications of transformative learning in their own professional work.
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