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Transformative Learning through Creative Life Writing by Celia Hunt

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Chapter 2

Expanding the psyche1 through the learning process

 

 

 

What does transformative learning look like, then, in the experience of students of the CWPD programme? The most striking feature of the material from Group 1 is the experience of opening-up to a less cognitively-driven, more spontaneous, and bodily-felt approach to learning or writing. One respondent notes a shift away from ‘a narrow attitude towards learning … as an intellectual and academic exercise’ towards a more ‘fragile process of exploring and finding one's self/voice in writing … a subtle, quiet process at times [whose] rewards are not be found in grades or marks’. This shift away from ‘narrow’ thinking is highlighted by another respondent: ‘I now have a much broader ...

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