Crisis? Whose crisis? Transformative learning and the development of ecological literacy in social work education

Jones, Peter (2011) Crisis? Whose crisis? Transformative learning and the development of ecological literacy in social work education. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Transformative Learning Conference: transformative learning in time of crisis: individual and collective challenges, pp. 141-147. From: 9th International Transformative Learning Conference: transformative learning in time of crisis: individual and collective challenges, 28-29 May 2011, Athens, Greece.

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This paper explores the teaching of ecological literacy to social work students using an explicitly transformative approach. Through introducing disorienting experiences, students are encouraged to reflect on their existing frames of reference and move towards a more holistic and inclusive understanding of the human-nature relationship.

Item ID: 19488
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
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Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2012 22:54
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1607 Social Work > 160799 Social Work not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy @ 100%
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