Transformative Learning: Theory to Practice.

  title={Transformative Learning: Theory to Practice.},
  author={Jack D. Mezirow},
  journal={New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education},
  • J. Mezirow
  • Published 1 June 1997
  • Psychology
  • New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education
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