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Chaudhary, Richa – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of demographic, social and personal dispositional factors on determining the entrepreneurial inclination. Specifically, the author examined the role of gender, age, stream of study, family business background and six psychological traits of locus of control, tolerance for…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Demography, Foreign Countries, Personality Traits
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Yemini, Miri; Ramot, Rony; Sagie, Netta – Educational Review, 2016
Parents are widely acknowledged as prominent actors in schools' success; consequently, school-parent interactions are heavily investigated from sociological, psychological, political, and cultural perspectives. By applying the "open system" perspective to schools as an eco-system, this study addresses parents as integrative stakeholders…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Parents, Parent School Relationship
MacFarland, Thomas W. – 1998
This study examined differences in final course grades for campus-based and distance education students at Nova Southeastern University (Florida). Data on over 26,000 course grades for winter term 1997 were obtained from university records. It was found that students enrolled in courses offered through distance education received a significantly…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Business Education, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Che Embi, Nor Azizan; Jaiyeoba, Haruna Babatunde; Yussof, Sheila Ainon – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the data collected from Malaysian students to investigate the effects of students' entrepreneurial characteristics (need for achievement, locus of control, propensity to take risk, self-confidence, tolerance of ambiguity and uncertainty, and leadership) on their propensity to become entrepreneurs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Characteristics, Entrepreneurship, Occupational Aspiration
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Hercz, Maria; Pozsonyi, Ferenc; Flick-Takács, Nikolett – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
The education of children in the Age of Knowledge is a challenge for educators all over the world since it is questionable how we can educate learners to become responsible citizens in different areas. Finding a suitable methodology is a highlighted goal of present-day educational researches. The intention of our work is to contribute to this…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Lifelong Learning, Program Evaluation, Entrepreneurship
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Liang, Chao-Tung; Chang, Chi-Cheng; Peng, Li-Pei; Liang, Chaoyun – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2018
Trends in climate change, agricultural practices and research needs have indicated many open questions that require clarification, particularly regarding the contribution of psychological variables in shaping student attitudes towards rural practices. This empirical study adds to the literature on agricultural education and rural development by…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Rural Areas, Student Attitudes, Metacognition
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Deane, Edward – Clearing House, 1976
Discusses the need to develop a psychological climate conducive to change in schools, the financing necessary for adequate system of research and development, and the limits research proposals should encompass to meet community needs. (RK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Finance
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Barrios, Andres; Reficco, Ezequiel; Taborda, Rodrigo – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which hope and perceived goal attainment can be developed in subsistence entrepreneurs through the right training tools. Design/methodology/approach: A longitudinal study of a subsistence entrepreneurship training program in three Central American countries was carried out.…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Goal Orientation, Longitudinal Studies, Program Descriptions
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Mieg, Harald A.; Bedenk, Stephan J.; Braun, Anna; Neyer, Franz J. – Creativity Research Journal, 2012
How does invention depend on personality? Do inventors differ from noninventors? This study investigated the personal factors influencing a sample of independent inventors in Germany (N = 69). Standardized psychological questionnaires were employed to assess the Big Five personality dimensions, willingness to take risks, self-concept, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Property, Personality, Risk
Kent, Calvin A. – 1982
Although the importance of entrepreneurship to the American economy has been documented, a review of research reveals that knowledge about entrepreneurship education is sparse and that research on entrepreneurship education for women is almost nonexistent. A summary of this research indicates that sex stereotyping in schools inhibits women from…
Descriptors: Business Education, Career Development, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs
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Korte, Russell – Advances in Engineering Education, 2018
An entrepreneurial mindset helps innovators find, interpret, evaluate, and pursue opportunities for their innovations. It is a concept having multiple definitions and contradictions variously focused on individual traits, behaviors, attitudes, or beliefs. Robinson claimed that across the various definitions of an entrepreneurial mindset there was…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Self Concept, Social Theories, Engineering Education
Schoon, Ingrid, Ed.; Silbereisen, Rainer K., Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
Among the many life transitions that individuals must master throughout their lives, the transition to adulthood ranks very high in terms of importance, complexity and uniqueness. It involves the completion of education, and the assumption of new social roles and responsibilities, at a time when previous institutional structures that guided…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Social Change, Educational Attainment, Midlife Transitions
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Eid, Riyad; Badewi, Amgad; Selim, Hassan; El-Gohary, Hatem – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The growing interest in the development of entrepreneurial intention (EI) that has increased the importance of theories that explain and anticipate the tendency among individuals to start a new business. However, most of these theories focus on the relationship between entrepreneurs perceptions and their intention and ignore the cognitive…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Entrepreneurship, Intention, Models
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Cohen, Hila; Katz, Hagai – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2016
This study aims to improve our understanding of social entrepreneurs' careers through narrative analysis of their life stories. Narratives are an important part of the study of career-related transitions, as they form, revise, and reconstruct identities, and drive agency. For this purpose, 24 in-depth semi-structured narrative interviews were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Personal Narratives, Professional Identity
Bhawuk, D. P. S.; Udas, Arjun K. – 1991
A biographical and psychological survey of Nepali entrepreneurs was carried out with five objectives: develop a Biographical Information Bank, develop organizational profiles, determine the locus of control, determine whether entrepreneurs are individualistic or collective, and determine the entrepreneurs' profile along the 13 entrepreneurship…
Descriptors: Assertiveness, Biographical Inventories, Business Administration, Demography
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