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The learning self : understanding the potential for transformation

Author: Mark Tennant
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2012], ©2012.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the kind of learning that brings about significant personal change (transformational learning), and its overall theme is that individuals can be agents in their own formation by understanding and acting on the circumstances and forces that surround and shape them. Education beyond schooling has a long history of interest in the development and transformation of the self. A range of programs  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Tennant
ISBN: 9780470393369 047039336X 9781118206744 1118206746 9781118206751 1118206754 9781118206768 1118206762
OCLC Number: 754714726
Description: xiii, 208 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The authentic or real self --
3. The autonomous self --
4. The repressed self --
5. The socially constructed self --
6. The storied self --
7. Knowing oneself --
8. Controlling oneself --
9. Caring for oneself --
10. (Re)creating oneself.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Mark Tennant.

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This new book from the award-winning author of Psychology and Adult Learning puts the spotlight on the kind of learning that brings about significant personal change.  Read more...
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