Narrating Transformative Learning In Education

Hardcover | January 15, 2008

EditorMorgan Gardner, Ursula A. Kelly

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This new collection highlights the experiences of an international group of educators as they explore the art of teaching, the philosophy of learning, and the tensions of working across socially constructed borders.

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This new collection highlights the experiences of an international group of educators as they explore the art of teaching, the philosophy of learning, and the tensions of working across socially constructed borders.

Morgan Gardner is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. She is the author of Linking Activism: Ecology, Social Justice and Education for Social Change. She has additional published works in the areas of education for democracy and social justice; cur...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.32 × 5.83 × 0.74 inPublished:January 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230600506

ISBN - 13:9780230600508

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Table of Contents

Notes For a Transformative Education--Edmund O'Sullivan * Narrating Transformative Learning in Education--Morgan Gardner and Ursula Kelly * Transformative Learning as a Pedagogy of Movement--Morgan Gardner * Where Biography Meets Ecology: Melancholy and Transformative Education--Ursula A. Kelly * Transformative Education: Grief and Growth--Sue L.T. McGregor * All-Stars and Discards: Schooling and the Rest of Our Lives--Rosonna Tite * Building a Transformational Vision of School--Anne Burke * Critical Autobiography for Transformative Learning: Gaining a Perspective on Perspective--Connie Morrison * Pedagogical Crisis...Again: Reflections on the Work of Learning to Teach--Kate Bride * Dancing Toward Transformation: Mapping a Pedagogical Site--Clar Doyle * Examining Transformative Learning Amidst the Challenges of Self-Reflection--Martha Traverso-Yépez * Coffee Room Talk: On Efficiency, Conviviality and Transformative Learning--Elizabeth Yeoman * Transformative Holistic Education: Living in Terms of the Whole--Mary M. Cameron * Vagabonds in a Vanagon: Transformation and the Loss of Innocence--Barrie Barrell * Art as Transformation--Kathy Browning * A Journey of Transformation of a Vietnam War Resistor--John (Jack) P. Miller

 

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“Here is a brave, refreshing and hopeful collection of counter-cultural stories which are at once passionate, honest and engaging. Together they map out diverse yet linking pathways, demonstrating that - despite operating within uncomprehending systems - the practice of education can be made both deeply relevant to our lives and actively transformative towards a more whole, sane future where the quality of all relationships is paramount.”--Dr Stephen Sterling, Schumacher Reader in Education for Sustainability, Centre for Sustainable Futures, University of Plymouth, UK“These narratives tell the story of what we transformative educators have taken on – learning in the dark. Story is one of the few forms that can hold the angst of our not knowing while moving our hearts to a deepened understanding. This is a work that gives meaning to the patterns that relate uncertainty to minute, but precious insights—the disorienting path of the transformative educator.”--Joanne Gozawa, California Institute of Integral Studies