Professional Development as Transformative Learning: New Perspectives for Teachers of Adults

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This creative and pioneering book adapts and extAnds the transformation theory of adult learning to the professional development of adult educators. Well written and easy to read, with many examples, this volume is highly recommAnded.
?Jack Mezirow, emeritus professor of adult education, Teachers College, Columbia University

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Overview

This creative and pioneering book adapts and extAnds the transformation theory of adult learning to the professional development of adult educators. Well written and easy to read, with many examples, this volume is highly recommAnded.
?Jack Mezirow, emeritus professor of adult education, Teachers College, Columbia University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787901974
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/15/1996
  • Series: Higher and Adult Education Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 949,849
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

PATRICIA CRANTON is professor of education and director of instructional development at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. She has received awards, including selection as a Distinguished Scholar at Brock University in 1991 and, in 1993, both the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Association's Teaching Award and the Lieutenant Governor's Laurel Award for teaching excellence. Her previous books include Understanding and Promoting Transformative Learning (Jossey-Bass, 1994).

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Table of Contents

Preface
The Author
1 Preparation and Development of Adult Educators 1
2 Traditional Developmental Strategies 26
3 Strategies for Self-Directed Development 50
4 Critical Reflection 75
5 Becoming a Transformative Learner 95
6 Individual Differences in Educator Development 118
7 Transformative Development in Work and Social Contexts 140
8 Creating a New Vision for Professional Growth 162
9 Strategies for the Developer 182
References 203
Index 219
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