Analysis of Weltanschauung: Our Early Template
Concordia University- Portland
Analysis of Weltanschauung: Our Early Template Mezirow (1991) states that a learner’s viewpoint is interrupted when faced with perplexing problems in regards to their Weltanschauung. He defines several steps and phases of transformational learning which gives the learner an adaptation of a new way of thinking (Mezirow, 1991). It’s important to know that transformational learning is based on our own reflection and how we interpret our experiences, ideas, and assumptions gained through prior learning. By looking deeper into ourselves we can reflect on the positive and negative outcomes of our behaviors.
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It’s important that as parents we read about how to become great parents so that we can reflect on how we are raising our family and change are old ways (if we are doing it) and continue raising our family into the right direction. (Mind for Business, 2010). I have always told my daughters that their thoughts and feelings matter to me and that I will always support them no matter what. Creating affirming, kindhearted, and unbiased relationships with our children will guide them in becoming better citizens in our society (Brett, 2015). Parenting is a process where every day we learn and grow. Being a mother of 3 independent daughters has been very challenging, but also very delightful. It’s been a transformational process where I’ve learned that it’s not easy, but it can be done. I’ve always felt that by being a good parent and instilling good values (like respect and love) to my daughters will make them good role models for their own children. Learning from my daddy the importance of respect and love has helped me to become a good parent and I know my children will also become great parents someday. I agree with Brett (2015) when she states that her mission in life is “To empower parents across the globe to create positive, equitable, and