Transformative Learning in the Perspective of a Comprehensive Learning Theory

  title={Transformative Learning in the Perspective of a Comprehensive Learning Theory},
  author={Knud Illeris},
  journal={Journal of Transformative Education},
  pages={79 - 89}
  • K. Illeris
  • Published 1 April 2004
  • Education
  • Journal of Transformative Education
This article outlines a contemporary and comprehensive theory of learning that has been developed to match the modern concept of competence and therefore includes not only cognitive learning but also emotional and social dimensions. In relation to this, different kinds of learning are discussed and a framework is suggested comprising four learning types, including, as the most complex, transformative learning. The article also identifies three main types of nonlearning defined as mislearning… 

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