Transformative Learning   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

ORG 7037 - Transformative Learning

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the exciting body of work that resides within the community of scholars interested in understanding transformative learning on the individual, community, and organizational level. Sparked by the theory of Jack Mezirow, this field incorporates the work of Freire, Haberma.s, Kegan, Cranton, and others who seek to understand and facilitate learning that results a significant perspective shift in individuals, and cultural and paradigm shifts at collective levels. This course enables you to apply your understanding of the importance of the encounter with the "other" and the role of language to creating the conditions for transformative learning in organizations. 3 credit(s)