What social institution does college fit within? What is your current status within this institution?

Symbolic-interactionism Perspective/Approach/ParadigmIndividuals learn ideas andbehaviors in the socialenvironment and culture. Socialization = Learner + Agent of SocializationSocial Interaction = Actions + ReactionsIndividuals develop a social self,according to Mead’s Stages:ImitationPlayGames Social Construction of RealityCulture = Groups ofpeople constructvalues and norms. Groups of peopleconstruct statuses androles within groups. Groups of people create symbols and give them meaning.Dramaturgical Theory =individual performs their“self” for others usingsymbols and meanings ofthe cultures in groups. Individual may adopt the symbols and meanings,reject the symbols and/or meanings,change symbols and/or meanings.