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Mareque, Mercedes; de Prada Creo, Elena; Gonzalez-Sanchez, Maria Beatriz – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to gain insight into the way leisure activities and soft skills relate to creativity in higher education. It determines which activities have a positive impact on the student body's overall education. Previous research evidences the relationship between specific leisure activities and creativity performance in…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Leisure Time, Correlation, Student Attitudes
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Hatt, Lucy – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present research into the entrepreneurs' perspective of concepts critical to thinking as an entrepreneur, in order to inform enterprise and entrepreneurship course design in higher education. Design/methodology/approach: Taking a social constructivist approach, using a Delphi-style method, semi-structured…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Delphi Technique, Semi Structured Interviews, Higher Education
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Hägg, Gustav; Schölin, Tobias – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze the foundation of higher education policies that have promoted entrepreneurship in Sweden since the mid-1990s. Design/methodology/approach: To do this, the authors use Bacchi's (1999) "What's the problem?" approach. A central assumption of which is that perceptions of a…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Thom, Marco – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to elucidate the current state of arts entrepreneurship education at higher educational institutions (HEIs) by reviewing the relevant literature and surveying lecturers in Fine Art. Design/methodology/approach: The analysis of fine art students' educational situation at HEIs in the UK and Germany is conducted…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Fine Arts
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Jones, Sally; Underwood, Sarah – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on approaches that acknowledge and make explicit the role of emotion in the entrepreneurship education classroom. As entrepreneurship educators, the authors are aware of the affective impacts that entrepreneurship education has on the students and the authors continuously reflect on and support the…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Role, Emotional Response
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Bridge, Simon – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: In entrepreneurship education there are different interpretations of entrepreneurship which leads to considerable confusion. The purpose of this paper is to consider whether it is the word entrepreneurship itself which is the source of this problem. Design/methodology/approach: This paper seeks, not to examine the different meanings of…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Misconceptions, Definitions
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Mohammadinezhad, Soodeh; Sharifzadeh, Maryam – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the importance of academic courses on agricultural entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach: Modified global entrepreneurship and development index (GEDI) was used to determine entrepreneurial dimensions among 19 graduated students of agricultural colleges resided in Iran. Fuzzy analytical…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, College Graduates, Elective Courses
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Hoppe, Magnus; Westerberg, Mats; Leffler, Eva – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present and develop models of educational approaches to entrepreneurship that can provide complementary analytical structures to better study, enact and reflect upon the role of entrepreneurship in higher education. Design/methodology/approach A general framework for entrepreneurship education is developed…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education, Engineering Education
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Kettula, Kirsi; Clarkeburn, Henriikka – Education & Training, 2013
Purpose: The aim of this study is to investigate whether educational drama can be used as a tool to facilitate expert knowledge development and to help students prepare themselves for working life. Design/methodology/approach: The target group consisted of 41 students of Forest Sciences who had participated in a course of professional ethics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Career Readiness
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Kasturiratne, Dulekha; Lean, Jonathan; Phippen, Andy – Education & Training, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how enterprise education was adapted from a UK higher education institution (HEI) setting into an international context through collaboration with two Sri Lankan universities. It demonstrates the value of enterprise education in different cultures, and presents learning from the challenges faced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods
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Bridgstock, Ruth – Education & Training, 2011
Purpose: Although there is increasing evidence that the creative industries are essential to national economic growth as well as social and cultural well-being, creative graduates often find it difficult to become established professionally. This study aims to investigate the value of career management competence and intrinsic career motivations…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Career Planning, Self Management, Outcomes of Education
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Bridge, Simon; Hegarty, Cecilia; Porter, Sharon – Education & Training, 2010
Purpose: Entrepreneurship can refer to business start-up, but now sometimes has wider connotations. This paper aims to explore what entrepreneurship means for the promoters of entrepreneurship education and what might be appropriate for the students who consume it. Design/methodology/approach: The paper assesses the work of NICENT (The Northern…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods
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Tunstall, Richard; Lynch, Martin – Education & Training, 2010
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the role of electronic simulation case studies in enterprise education, their effectiveness, and their relationship to traditional forms of classroom-based approaches to experiential learning. The paper seeks to build on previous work within the field of enterprise and management education, specifically in…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Focus Groups
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Owens, Jonathan D.; Price, Liz – Education & Training, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review some of the learning technologies associated with teaching and learning in higher education (HE). It looks at e-learning and information technology (IT) as tools for replacing the traditional learning experience in HE, i.e. the "chalk and talk" lecture and seminar. HE is on the threshold of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Learning Experience