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Navigating personal change: Transforming perceptions of self as learner

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posted on 2023-07-31, 06:51 authored by Julie WillansJulie Willans
"Thesis is based on the findings of a qualitative case study that examined perceptions of self as learner for a small group of mature age participants who engaged in a thirteen week Enabling program [conducted within the context of STEPS, an Enabling program offered at the Rockhampton campus of Central Queensland University]. Transformative learning theory ... is drawn upon to frame the phases of personal transformation the participants experienced when they came into contact with various Discourses of a formal learning context"--Abstract.


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Central Queensland University

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Open Access

  • Yes

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Arts, Business, Informatics and Education;

Era Eligible

  • No


Associate Professor R Harreveld ; Dr G Danaher

Thesis Type

  • Doctoral Thesis