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Mentoring

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Adult and Continuing Education Administration

Kansas State University Libraries

2011

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Transformative Learning Is Not An Add-On – It Is The Essence Of Adult Education, Jacqueline Warrell, Colleen Kawalilak Jun 2011

Transformative Learning Is Not An Add-On – It Is The Essence Of Adult Education, Jacqueline Warrell, Colleen Kawalilak

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper draws on different bodies of literature and explores the potential for transformational learning within the context of graduate student- supervisor relationships. The authors (graduate student and supervisor) respond to the question: How can the student-supervisor relationship inform and foster transformative learning?


‘Unexpected’ Mentoring Moments Experienced Through Dialogue With Elder Colleagues1, Colleen Kawalilak Jun 2011

‘Unexpected’ Mentoring Moments Experienced Through Dialogue With Elder Colleagues1, Colleen Kawalilak

Adult Education Research Conference

This autoethnography focuses on the author’s experience of being unexpectedly mentored by senior/Elder faculty members throughout her learning journey as an undergraduate and graduate student, and as a developing academic and researcher. Now, an associate professor, conducting research on tacit knowledge acquired, over an extended period of time by Elder faculty members in university settings, the author reflects on the significance of unexpected mentoring moments experienced along her own circuitous adult learning pathway.