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Transformative Dimensions of Adult Learning

Jack Mezirow



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23 April 1991
Philosophy & theory of education; Adult education, continuous learning
Transformative Dimensions of Adult Learning describes the dynamics of how adults learn--and how their perceptions are transformed by learning--as a framework for formulating educational theory and practice. It presents an in-depth analysis of the ways in which adults learn, how they make meaning of the learning experience, and how their lives can be transformed by it.
By:   Jack Mezirow
Imprint:   Wiley
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 165mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   618g
ISBN:   9781555423391
ISBN 10:   1555423396
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   23 April 1991
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Undergraduate ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1. Making Meaning: The Dynamics of Learning. 2. Meaning Perspectives: How We Understand Experience. 3. Intentional Learning: A Process of Problem Solving. 4. Making Meaning Through Reflection. 5. Distorted Assumptions: Uncovering Errors in Learning. 6. Perspective Transformation: How Learning Leads to Change. 7. Fostering Transformative Adult Learning.

Jack Mezirow was an American sociologist and Emeritus Professor of Adult and Continuing Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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