The Definition of Pharmaceutical Professional Students' Cultural Capital and Its Measure Index Construction

Yan Huang, Kunling Weng, Qin Fang, Boyang Yu

Abstract


On the basis of learning form many scholars' research achievements, this paper goes into the distinctive group of pharmaceutical professional students. And combined with the requirements of job market for college students' cultural capital, this paper comprehensively analyzes pharmaceutical professional students' cultural capital meanwhile, and puts forward the definition of pharmaceutical professional students' cultural capital for the first time. Through the way of knowledge-transference, environment influence and their own practice, the pharmaceutical professional students translate the human outstanding culture achievements into their character, values and professional spirit, turning into their relatively stable inner quality and behavioral pattern in the process of pharmaceutical education. It is mainly shown as kindheartedness spirit, scientific spirit and craftsman spirit. So far, a unified standard of measuring college students' cultural capital has not formed. In this paper, through literature review and combined with the research purpose, the measurement for pharmaceutical professional students' cultural capital is finally implemented into the measurement for the main connotation of cultural capital, which is kindheartedness spirit, scientific spirit and craftsman spirit. Through the questionnaire survey data, exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory factor analysis are processed, and finally the measurement index system of pharmaceutical professional students' cultural capital is built, which passes the testing of validity and reliability.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/par.v6n1p40

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