Transformational Learning

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Transformational Learning 1 1 Transformational Learning Earlwood Armstrong EXP/105 Anna Klyuchik August 18 th , 2011
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Transformational Learning 2 Transformational Learning Transformational learning can be broken down into four distinct stages, according to The R-model for Learning Online and Achieving Lifelong Goals by Mary Alexander (2009). Jack Mezirow (1991) conducted research on adults engaged in transformational change and identified seven phases typically occurring in the challenging learning process, discussing at least one of Mezirow’s seven phases as it applies to my experience is Critical assessment of assumptions. Mezirow defines learning as a meaning making activity: "Learning is understood as the process of using a prior interpretation to construe a new or a revised interpretation of the meaning of one's experience in order to guide future action." Lastly but its new to me Experiencing a disorienting dilemma Underlying much of what we do in higher education is the often unstated assumption that a college education is a transformative experience. When a person is confronted with a problem or dilemma, they must first
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