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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

January 2017 Volume 8, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Macon, Celie, Patricia and Me: Deepening Understanding of Transformative Learning through the Lives of Fictional Characters and Dialogue

    Randee Lawrence, Emeritus Professor, National Louis University, Chicago, IL, United States

    This article offers a reflective analysis on how the author came to a deeper understanding of transformative learning while collaborating on a research project with Patricia Cranton from 2012-2014,... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Transformative Learning: Reader's Guide

    Bo Chang, Department of Educational Studies, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, United States

    Mezirow's (1978) transformative learning was influenced by Kuhn's (1962) paradigm and Freire's (1970) emancipatory learning. In this paper, the author provides readers a clear guide about the main ... More

    pp. 16-22

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  3. The Spiritual Disciplines as Practices of Transformation

    Davin Carr-Chellman, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States; Michael Kroth, University of Idaho, Boise, ID, United States

    Spiritual disciplines are practices of transformation intentionally pursued through the day-to-day actions of deeper living. The spiritual disciplines are conceptualized here in their relationship ... More

    pp. 23-35

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  4. Transformative Learning: Moving Beyond Theory and Practice

    Norma Nerstrom, Harper College, Palatine, IL, United States

    Events or experiences that have a transformative effect on people's lives can have an even greater impact if they are documented and disseminated through books, articles, or other forms of media.... More

    pp. 36-46

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  5. The Historical and Contemporary Relevance of the Interconnectivity of Community, Community-Based Education, and Transformative Education

    Dionne Rosser-Mims, Troy University, Troy, AL, United States; James Maloney, Leadership Consulting/Leadership USA, Inc., Kansas City, MO, United States

    This manuscript examines the past and present frameworks for conceptualizing community, community-based education, and their relationship to transformative education/learning. A case is made for... More

    pp. 47-56

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