Transformational Learning

Transformational Learning - Hey, I am a woman, this comes...

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Transformational Learning The four stages of transformational learning cycle are recognizing a significant problem, confronting it intensely, find a solution, and integrating a new perspective and new set of assumptions that fit into your everyday life. Anything that happens in your life can bring on new challenges. So, therefore, you have to first recognize the problem, then you have to confront it by dealing with it and then try to find a solution by thinking how it came about. By doing this it will integrate a new way of thinking and dealing with future issues. A transformational learning experience for me was when my first child was born. Although I was only 19 years old when he was born, I knew that it was my responsibility to take care of my child. I saw my mother and my sister raise children so I knew it was a hard job. At first I didn’t think I could tackle all the responsibilities of being a parent but I thought to myself,
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Unformatted text preview: Hey, I am a woman, this comes natural to me. So the first night he was home from the hospital I was so afraid that something was going to happen and I wouldnt know how to help him. It was around 2 a.m. when he woke up screaming, I panicked. I had changed his diaper, tried to feed him a bottle and burped him but nothing would stop him from crying. So, as tired as I was, I laid down on the couch, put him on my chest and starting singing to him and sure enough he fell right to sleep. All he wanted was to hear the sound of my heart beating because that is what he was so used to hearing for 9 months. I would have to say that my transformational learning phase is self-examination because I used my own feelings of fear and guilt to help myself solve the problem. By not asking other people or letting them know that I was afraid that I wouldnt be a good mother to my child helped me through this important change in my life....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ANT101 ANT101 taught by Professor Nancy during the Spring '10 term at Ashford University.

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