Fostering A Culture Of Transformative Learning Through Informal Learning Experiences

| December 19, 2018

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Transformational learning provides a constructivist process by which meaningful learning takes place. Mezirow’s theory goes beyond simple instructional acquisition and supports critical ways learners consciously make meaning of their lives. This learner-centric theory begins with the shifting from unquestioning acceptance of information to conscious and reflective learning experiences. This will result in a change in previously accepted worldviews and perspectives.

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