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How are you being socialised within your context?

In this article, you will get to understand the social context that you are in.
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In the first activity of this course, you explored your own professional and personal identity and the development of it. In the beginning of this week, we also introduced you to the concept of socialisation and how you are influenced in a social context. In this activity, you will examine your own context. How does socialisation work in your daily practice? And what is its effect on you?

Through socialisation, you become part of a social group. It expresses our human need for belonging and relatedness. In order to function well as a PhD supervisor and to feel comfortable, it is important to have a good idea of your context and what is transferred to you within that context.

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