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Learning networks and the journey of 'becoming doctor'

Barnacle, Robyn; Mewburn, Inger


Scholars such as Kamler and Thompson argue that identity formation has a key role to play in doctoral learning, particularly the process of thesis writing. This article builds on these insights to address other sites in which scholarly identity is performed within doctoral candidature. Drawing on actor-network theory, the authors examine the role of material things, what Latour calls 'the missing masses', in the process of 'becoming doctor', with the aim of unpacking the implications of this...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Studies in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1080/03075070903131214


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