Documentation:ISW/Lesson Plan/Theme Session/Transformative Learning (Mezirow)

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the complexities related to learning
  2. Identify stages of Mezirow's Transformative Learning Theory

Activity 1: Disorienting Dilemma

Challenge the definition of learning

Activity 2: Mezirow's Theory of Transformative Learning

introduction of theory; stages

offer some possible ways to start thinking about including opportunities for transformative learning

Activity 3: Application

participants reflect on their own teaching contexts and consider ways to apply this concept

Module Credits

This module is currently under development by Lucas Wright and Deborah Chen at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) at UBC- Vancouver.


Teaching for Transformation: From Learning Theory to Teaching Strategies,