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Program Schedule
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ThursdayFriday - SaturdaySunday

Thursday, November 1, 2012

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • Opening Participatory Plenary

 

Friday, November 2, 2012


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

  • Growing a New Model of Community Engagement through Story Circles: When Individual Transformation Potentially Catalyzes Transformative Social Change - Victoria J. Marsick, Ph.D., Eleanor Drago-Severson, and Pat Maslin-Ostrowski
  • Nonformal Education: Fostering Individual and Social Change in Rural Africa - Esbern Friis-Hansen, Ph.D. and Edward W. Taylor
  • Narratives from Brain Injury Survivors and a Care Provider: Transformation and Transformative Learning after Brain Injury and Recovery - Deborah Matos Lowe, Ed.D. and Russell Lowe, M.S. HRM
  • Awakening Creativity in Sacred Landscapes: A Transformative Learning Journey - Randee Lipson Lawrence
  • Living a Spiritually Guided Life: A Paradigm for a Sustainable Future - Anna Gatmon Ph.D.
  • Integrating Study Abroad Experience - Bardha Qirezi
  • Nurturing Living Systems Awareness as a Core Capacity for Co-creating a Vibrant, Sustainable World - Barbara Widhalm, Ph.D.
  • Experiencing Sustainable Communities: A Combined Effort -Akilah Martin and Joseph C. Chen, Ph.D.
  • Development of Clinical Judgment Utilizing Structured Classroom Reflective Practice - Donna M. Glynn, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC
  • Transformative Learning in a Community of Practice - Tamara Kelley and Lukas Murphy


9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 15-Minute Transition


9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

  • Spirituality and Culture in Transformative Learning as the Pursuit of Wisdom: A Collaborative Workshop - Elizabeth J. Tisdell and Pamela Hays, Ph.D.
  • The Unsustainability of Legal Practice: The Case for Transformation of Legal Education and Legal Educators - Kate Galloway and Peter Jones
  • To See the Truth in Another’s Point of View: Interactions with Diverse Peers as a Catalyst for Transformative Learning - Rosemary A. Talmadge, MPA, MA and Mary E. McCall, Ph.D.
  • Imaginal Ways of Mind and Heart Transformation - Catherine A. Lamond and Janice V. Spafford
  • Metamorphosis: The Intersection of Transformative Learning and Leadership Education - Lisa Kendall
  • Transformative Learning in Higher Education Extracurriculum - Solymar Ferreras and Stacey Robbins
  • Transcending Rationality: The Transformative Power of a Holistic Group Approach to Educating for Critical Consciousness and Change - Katherine N. Kaya and Steven Schapiro
  • Making a Difference: Exploring the Experiences of Transformational Women Leaders in Kenya and Singapore - Rosie Williams-Lim and Naya Mondo
  • Exercising Critical Reflection: Measuring the Relationship Between Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Transformative Learning Experiences - Daniel J. Glisczinski
  • Parental (Not) Learning - Supportive and Obstructive Normalizing Practices and Transformative Learning - Ruth Michalek
  • “The Teacher I Have Become Is a Teacher, Not an Engineer.” Charting the Transformation of Career Changers Transitioning to Secondary STEM Teaching - Catherine Snyder

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 15-Minute Transition


PLENARY SESSION


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Participatory Plenary


1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch Break


CONCURRENT SESSIONS


2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Learning Through Adaptive Challenges: Increasing Capabilities for Early Career Professionals - Anyana Banerjee, MPH and Aliki Nicolaides
  • The Making of Wisdom: Journeying through the Transformative Fire of Immigration to Living in the ‘Third Space’ - Elizabeth Lange
  • Transformative Learning in Higher Education: Epistemological Crossroads - Sharon Herbers and Dorothy Ettling
  • Collaborative Inquiry and Transitions in Urban Ministry: Creating Time and Space for Reflexive Praxis in Community - Maria Liu Wong
  • Silenced Voices That Cry In the Night: Transformative Learning and Spouses of Wounded Warriors - Vicki A. Brown
  • Visual Thinking Strategies - Deeper Learning and Group Intelligence through Visual Art - Oren Slozberg
  • Transforming Equity: At Home in a Multi-Faceted World - Margot Hovey-Ritter, Ph.D.
  • Teaching Transformation in High School: Appreciating What Works - Rona Zollinger, Ph.D.
  • Integral Intelligence: Transforming Leaders to Meet the Demands of a Complex World - Donna R. Stoneham, Ph.D.
  • Life Writing through Different Point of View Perspectives - Brenton R. Wimmer
  • The Transformative Power of Reciprocity: A Path to Harmony with the Natural World - Monique Duphily

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 15-Minute Transition


3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

  • Transformative Learning in Youth - Knud Illeris and Birgitte Simonsen
  • Towards an Integrated Research Framework for Transformative Learning Theory - Chad Hoggan, Ed.D.
  • Crossing the Great Leadership Divide with Horse As Guide - Lissa Pohl
  • Building Transformative Containers: Growing Up is Waking Up - Terri O'Fallon
  • Group Processes that Foster Transformative Learning at Multiple Levels of System: Individual, Relational and Societal - Ilene Wasserman, Ph.D., Placida Gallegos, Ph.D., and Steven Schapiro
  • Insights from International Development of Epistemological Tensions for the Transformative Learner within a Neoliberal Environment - Gael Robertson
  • Transformative Learning through Peer Dialogue Facilitation Training: A Model Program for Developing Undergraduate Leaders in Social Justice Education - Mary E. McCall, Ph.D. and Corliss Watkins
  • How an Action Learning Group Can Contribute to Leadership Development and the Participants’ Experience of Transformative Learning - Kathleen H. Kueht, Ed.D.
  • The Journey of Transforming Virtual Relationships - Sylvia Gaffney, Ph.D. and Bernice Moore, Ph.D.
  • The Reality of Hope: Dialogue on Our Shared Values and Actions - Ashley Munday

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 15-Minute Transition

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Experiencing an Holistic Approach to Transformative Learning - Sherry Kennedy-Reid, Ed.D.
  • Examining the Role of Media in Weight Discrimination and the Transformative Learning Process - Rebecca A. Stametz, MPH
  • Expanding Voice and Vision: Transformative Learning and Teaching Social Justice - Dr. Karen Magro
  • Artful Inquiry in the Studio of Life: A Playful Engagement with our Conference Experience - Virginia May MFA Ph.D. and Nika Newcomb Quirk MBA Ph.D.
  • Emerging Model: Cultivating Transformative Learning Environments with and through Technology - Jung Eun Lee and Aliki Nicolaides
  • Effective Interpersonal Communication as a Transformative Learning Process - Katie Davis
  • The Entrepreneurial Learning Curve: Transformations of Immigrant Women in Germany and Canada - Anna Laros
  • Mindfulness a Practice for Education, Emotional and Physical Health Theory, Research and Application with Experiential Exercises - Siegmar Gerken Ph.D., ECP
  • Transforming Business through Transformative Learning. Transformative Learning in Business and the Business of Transformative Learning. A World Café - Monika Broecker
  • Engaging Conflict and Discomfort in Transformative Learning: Insights from Conflict Transformation Praxis - Joy Meeker

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dinner Break

PLENARY SESSION


8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • Participatory Plenary

 


Saturday, November 3, 2012

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

  • An Open Discussion on the Long-Term Impact of Transformative Learning - Norma Nerstrom
  • Transformative Learning by Design: One Opportunity at a Time - Virginia L. H. Crowe, RN, Ed.D., and Jane A. Taylor, Ed.D.
  • Designing Structures for Transformation: Facilitating Transformative-Learning Through Transpersonal Ways of Knowing - Nancy Mangano Rowe, Ph.D. and Dorit Netzer, Ph.D.
  • Blood, Sweat and Tears: Insights into the Lived Experiences of Graduates of an Accelerated Undergraduate Degree-Completion Program - Bonnie Flynn, Ed.D., MPH
  • Assessing Transformative Learning Outcomes and Processes - Edward W. Taylor
  • Transformative Learning to Develop Strategic Insight in Management, Organization and Leadership Education - Stacey Robbins and Dr. Lyle Yorks
  • Minding the Gap: Critical Reflection as the COnnector between Morality and Transformative Learning - Perdeta L. Bush, M.Ed.
  • The Transformative Journey: Edge Emotions and Liminality - Larry Green and Kaisu Mälkki, Ph.D.
  • The Awakened Eye: Art, Ecological Perception and Transformation - Madeline M. Rugh, Ph.D. ATR-BC and Straja Linder King

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 15-Minute Transition


9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

  • Transforming the Learning Space from “I” to “We” Through Movement, Music and Improvisation - Pamela Meyer, Ph.D. and Elizabeth J. Tisdell, Ed.D.
  • Theoretical Convergence Leads to Transformative Learning and Change - Dr. Ed Cunliff and Dr. John Barthell
  • If Your Body Could Speak: The Potent Place of Body and Expressive Movement in Transformative Learning and Change - Daria Halprin
  • Existential Dimensions: What the Terminally Ill Can Teach Us About Existential Dimensions of Transformative Learning - Dr. William Brendel
  • Using Transformative Learning Strategies to Improve Team Functioning - Mary Shapiro and Mindell Reiss Nitkin
  • Extending Group Sensemaking: Practices for Engaging Expansive Group Experiences - Mark D. Kelley
  • The Power of Praxis: Transforming Pedagogies and Practices in Graduate Leadership Education - Richanne C. Mankey, Ed.D. and Donna Stoneham, Ph.D.
  • Transformative Learning through Intercultural Dialogue - Rhonda M. McEwen, Ph.D. and Jeanette Romkema, MA
  • Collaborative Developmental Action Inquiry: A Method for Envisioning the Future of Adult Learning Graduate Programs - Katie Davis, Leanne Dzubinski, Brian Hentz and Dr. Aliki Nicolaides

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 15-Minute Transition


PLENARY SESSION


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Participatory Plenary


1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch Break


CONCURRENT SESSIONS


2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Using Holistic Epistemology to Facilitate Transformative Learning - European-American Collaborative Challenging Whiteness
  • Toward a More Perfect Union: Helping Law Students Bridge Distinct Ways of Knowing - Jason Meek and Robin Wellford Slocum
  • Insight Dialog: A Practice for Engaging the Collective Wisdom of a Group - Margot Hovey-Ritter, Ph.D., Lisa Herman, Ph.D., Terri O’Fallon, Ph.D., Pat McCarver, Ph.D., and Pat Fox, Ph.D.
  • Telling Our Stories, Transforming Our Lives - Ericka Turley, Norma Nerstrom, Auburn Ellis, Lilliam Perez, and Melissa Casteel
  • Community Leadership: Transforming Our Models and Ourselves - Margaret “Peggy” Cain and Jennifer Kushner
  • Learning about Race through Innovative Praxis – Theoretical and Practical Lessons for Today - Dr. Kirk Moll
  • Systemic Constellations and the Topology of Family Karma - Carl Buchheit
  • Journey Into the Nature of Fear Through Collaborative Inquiry - Sylvia Boltic, Lyndsey Fjellstedt, Brook Jones, Lane Schonour, and Kevin Matthewse
  • Learning Along the Road of Motherhood: Exploring the Potential of Transformative Learning in Doctoral Student Mothers - Aimee Tiu Wu

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 15-Minute Transition


3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

  • Storytelling as Transformative Learning Praxis - Amanda E. Feller, Ph.D.
  • Workshop: Learning for Sustainability, the Construction of New Social Imaginaries - Dr. Sylvia Catharina van Dijk Kocherthaler, Dr. Luz María Muñoz de Cote Gudiño, and Diana Hoogesterger
  • Compassionate Presence Inside Education - Lori L Desautels, Ph.D.
  • From “Me” to “We”: Claiming Wisdom and Our Common World - Caroline Bassett, Ph.D.
  • Re-Imagining End-of-Life Care: Transformative Learning for Interdisciplinary Hospice Teams - Gwendolyn Kaltoft, RN, EdD and Pilar Alonso-Nunez, PhD, LCSW
  • The Hero’s Journey as a Metaphor for Personal Transformation - Dr. Julie Willans
  • How Stories Can Transform of Whites Working for Racial Justice - Drick Boyd
  • Re-Imagining Learning by Engaging Local and Global Diversity: Building Our Capacity for Relational Eloquence - Ilene Wasserman, Ph.D., Placida Gallegos, Ph.D.
  • Transformational Learning for Health and Healing: A Holistic Perspective - Laurie Anderson Sathe, Ed.D., Janet Marinelli, M.S., Janet Dahlem, M.A., and Carol Geisler, Ph.D.

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 15-Minute Transition


5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Transformative Learning and Identity - Knud Illeris
  • Entering the Field: Transformative Learning Praxis Informing Cross-Cultural Research - Dorothy Ettling
  • How Praxis Can Inform a Teacher’s Practice and Transform Public Schools - Yvonne V. Thayer, Ed.D.
  • Ecology, Critical Reflection and the Praxis of Change: Insights from Architecture and Social Work - Alison Pooley, Peter Jones, and Beth Tinning
  • Critical Reflection through Aesthetic Experience: How Could a Wide Range of Learners Gain Access to the Process? - Alexis Kokkos
  • A Creative Approach to Learning from a Transformative Experience - Beatrice Benne, Ph.D. and Sabine Amend
  • Leveraging Transformative Learning and Transformational Leadership for Ecological Sustainability in Nigeria - Pamela Meyer, Ph.D. and Julie Benesh, Ph.D.
  • Exploring the Faculty-Institutional Role in Support of Emerging Scholars: Knowledge Construction and the Diversity Divas - Jeanne Bitterman, Maria Liu Wong, Naya Mondo, Ramona Sharpe, Aimee Tiu Wu, Connie Watson, and Rosie Williams
  • Re-Imagining Learning: An Education Towards Wholeness - Anna Gatmon

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dinner Break

PLENARY SESSION


8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • Participatory Plenary

 


Sunday, November 4, 2012

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

  • Shared Dynamics of Learning: Using a Common Framework to Construct Individual Models of Learning - Nicole Woods, Jennifer Yates, and Victoria Marsick
  • Transformative Learning through Intentional Design - Rhonda M. McEwen, Ph.D. and Jeanette Romkema, MA
  • Making Connections: Radical Presence in the Teaching and Learning of College Students with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficits - Michelle Gabow, MFA IA and Laura Hubbard, Ph.D.
  • Taking a Communication Perspective: Transformative Learning in Systems - Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Ph.D., C.C.S. and Ilene Wasserman, Ph.D.
  • Shifting from Knowledge Power to Generative Inquiry: Creating the Field for Transformative Learning in Healthcare, Business and Education - Nancy L. Southern, Ed.D. and Mara Zabari
  • The High Road To Mindful Transformation: How Emotionally Competent Stimuli Engage Prefrontal Cortex Rationality - Daniel J. Glisczinski and Sydney M. Savion
  • Promoting Creativity in Adult Education: Transformative Learning in Action - M. Sharon Herbers, Ed.D. and Kuan Chen Tsai
  • Psychotherapeutic Praxis Distilled: From a Fragmented, to a Coherent, Reflexive Self - Larry Green and Linden West
  • Not Just Brawn: A Case Study of Collegiate and Professional Athletes in Team Sports and the Role of Reflection in their Learning - Welton Kwong and Brian Mitra

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 15-Minute Transition


9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

  • Understanding Learning at Multiple System Levels: An Analysis of Critical Incidents of Executive Learning - Karen E. Watkins and Aliki Nicolaides
  • Educating Healthcare Professionals for Tomorrow’s World: An Appreciative Inquiry Approach to Positive Change and Transformative Learning - Teresa J. Carter, Ed.D., Laura P. Gogia, MD, Elizabeth P. Marlowe, M.Ed., Mark Nelson, and Charity Johansson, Ph.D., PT, GCS
  • From Pagodas to Pigpens: Towards a Pedagogy of Pilgrimage in Graduate Study Abroad - John M. Dirkx
  • What Difference Does It Make? Transformative Learning and Relational Leadership Development - Ken Otter
  • Blending Intuitive Listening and Somatic Awareness for Transformational Change - Ariana Strozzi and Eleanor Criswell Hanna
  • Walking Between Worlds: Holding Multiple Worldviews as a Key for Ecological Transformation - Jeanine M. Canty, Ph.D.
  • Social Work in Gypsies Urban Ghetto: Failure and Transformation through the Narrations of Social Workers - Greta Persico
  • Setting the Stage for Transformative Learning: The Women Professors of Adult Education Retreat Experience - Randee Lipson Lawrence, Carrie J. Boden McGill, Rosemary S. Caffarella, Elizabeth J. Tisdell, and Mary Alice Wolf
  • The Emotion of Shame: A Mechanism of Self-Protection - Brenton R. Wimmer
  • Domains, Levels, and Approaches: Exploring the Diversity within Transformative Learning Praxis - Aftab Omer, Melissa Schwartz, Courtney Lubell, Rob Gall

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 15-Minute Transition


PLENARY SESSION


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Closing Participatory Plenary

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