Proceedings of the 2013 International Academic Workshop on Social Science

The cultural roots of American Entrepreneurship Education

Authors
Xiaoyan Guan, Weina Qi
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Xiaoyan Guan
Available Online October 2013.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iaw-sc.2013.127How to use a DOI?
Keywords
the American entrepreneurship; education and cultural roots
Abstract
the United States is the earliest implementation of entrepreneurship education in the country, a series of pioneering and innovation in entrepreneurship education, form the leading edge of the educational system, this article from the cultural to explore "why entrepreneurship education will begin in the United states". Think of entrepreneurship education in American cultural roots in three aspects: the Puritan culture, immigrant culture and pragmatism and individualism as the core philosophy. The Puritans thought gives the sense of entrepreneurship education in American universities; immigration (Entrepreneurship) culture to promote the United States in the form of inheritance of entrepreneurship education in universities and colleges; individualism for entrepreneurship education provides the philosophy of pragmatism; promote college entrepreneurship education practice and social contact. There is a close relation of these culture and entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial spirit, has brought deep influence and on the emergence and development of entrepreneurship education in america. As culture has the function of orientation, it promoted the entrepreneurial knowledge propagation through the guide system of university education, business value and there are plans to promote value goal and social orientation of personal comments, but also extends to the influence on the social and economic development of the United States of america. The reason for the United States of America the past development of entrepreneurship education have often from education itself and the demands of economic development point of view, this paper tries to follow cultural roots deep to explore entrepreneurship education production and natural occurrence and development “in the United States”
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Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
October 2013
ISBN
978-90-78677-84-0
ISSN
1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iaw-sc.2013.127How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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