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Transformative Dimensions of Adult Learning



Transformative Dimensions of Adult Learning

Jack Mezirow

ISBN: 978-1-555-42339-1 May 1991 Jossey-Bass 272 Pages


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.
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.