On “Claiming an Education” as Transformative Learning

Celine Fitzmaurice, Vicki Reitenauer

Abstract


In this essay, the authors explore the concept of “claiming an education” and its relationship to transformative learning. Using a dialogue format, the authors situate their perspectives within an articulation of the particular ways that they have been formed as university instructors; forward their views on the vitality of intentionally designed co-learning environments; offer concrete suggestions for the development of co-learning environments within which the claiming of education may occur; and share students’ reflections on the meaning and implications of their transformative experiences for themselves and for their continuing engagement in the world.  


Keywords


agency, change, co-learning, engagement, transformative learning

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