TITLE

Professional socialisation: an influence on professional development and role definition

AUTHOR(S)
Cornelissen, J. J.; van Wyk, A. S.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
South African Journal of Higher Education;2007, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p826
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Professional socialisation refers to the acquisition of values, attitudes, skills and knowledge pertaining to a profession. This article reviews the definition and conceptualisation of professional socialisation through anticipatory and formal professional socialisation processes. It describes the core elements of professional socialisation such as knowledge acquisition, investment and involvement. The article concludes with models and frameworks of professional socialisation with reference to higher education.
ACCESSION #
33382117

 

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