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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12), 1207-1210
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12-12
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Transformative Learning in the Discipline of Nursing

Ruta Renigere1,

1Institute of Education and Home Economics, Latvia University of Agriculture Latvia

Pub. Date: December 14, 2014

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Ruta Renigere. Transformative Learning in the Discipline of Nursing. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12):1207-1210. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12-12

Abstract

Transformative education in nursing is a manifestation of the complementarity of nursing and the ecology of education with an aim to base learning and learning outcomes – knowledge, skills and competences in the ecological paradigm. The author of the research has approbated the principles of the ecology of education in the curricula and study courses of several medical colleges, as well as in the curricula of informal education. A student survey was performed to clarify how participants of different nursing study programs understand the concept of ecology and transformative education, and its connection with education and health care.

Keywords:
transformative learning education for sustainable development ecological paradigm

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