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Beyond the rhetoric: What do the empirical studies say about Mezirow’s transformative learning theory?

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This literature review is an attempt to get beyond the theoretical rhetoric of Mezirow’s transformative learning and investigate what the empirical studies have to say about a perspective transformation. The review finds much support for Mezirow’s theory, but at the same time suggest a need to reconceptualize the process of a perspective transformation.

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Beyond the rhetoric: What do the empirical studies say about Mezirow’s transformative learning theory?

This literature review is an attempt to get beyond the theoretical rhetoric of Mezirow’s transformative learning and investigate what the empirical studies have to say about a perspective transformation. The review finds much support for Mezirow’s theory, but at the same time suggest a need to reconceptualize the process of a perspective transformation.