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Hamilton, Clovia – Online Submission, 2018
Since 1980 universities have been able to commercialize inventions that their faculty researchers create as per the 1980 Bayh-Dole Act (P.L. 96-517). Research universities can now own and license these inventions to small and well established companies. Since 1980, research universities have used tech commercialization to support their regional…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Intellectual Property, Innovation, Technological Advancement
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Ghina, Astri; Simatupang, Togar M.; Gustomo, Aurik – International Education Studies, 2014
The importance of entrepreneurship education that positively impact on the creation of new ventures has been widely recognized. Although numerous studies of entrepreneurship education have been conducted within a university setting, the results are mostly fragmented. Therefore, by using a systematic framework, this research is focused on examining…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, College Programs, Systems Approach, Institutional Characteristics
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Hall, Philippa – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2015
International debates on the aims and purposes of entrepreneurship education in universities are examined in this paper through the prism of a policy critique of recent English higher education initiatives. The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) policy to integrate rather than "add on" enterprise education throughout…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Entrepreneurship
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Shi, Lili; Yonezawa, Akiyoshi – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2012
This article examines the Japanese response in terms of innovation capacity and entrepreneurship enhancement under the ever-changing economic environment. Particular focus would go to the interactions among government, industry and universities in the national innovation system at a macro level, and entrepreneurship education at the institutional…
Descriptors: Innovation, Universities, Research and Development, Economic Progress
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Undie, John Atewhoble; Okafor, Victor – African Higher Education Review, 2014
In fundamental economics, individuals acquired education for two broad reasons, as an investment and as consumption. The investment function of education has continued to create tension for job search leading to cases of unemployment. Entrepreneurship education and establishment of mega universities have been identified as panaceas. This paper…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Entrepreneurship, Access to Education, Universities
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Ratten, Vanessa; Jones, Paul – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce an entrepreneurial learning approach to the study of sport education in order to inform future research directions. Design/methodology/approach: Sport education needs to focus on how it can overcome existing barriers to bring a more interdisciplinary approach. This paper uses entrepreneurship…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Athletics, Team Sports
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Nowinski, Witold; Haddoud, Mohamed Yacine; Lancaric, Drahoslav; Egerová, Dana; Czeglédi, Csilla – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper investigates whether entrepreneurial education (EE) contributes to the entrepreneurial intentions (EI) of university students in the Visegrád countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). The results show several differences with regard to the impact of education and entrepreneurial self-efficacy (ESE) on entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, College Students, Teaching Methods, Intention
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Canever, Mario Duarte; Barral, Maria Renata Martínez; Ribeiro, Felipe Garcia – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the causal links between public and private university environments and the entrepreneurial intention (EI) of students. Design/methodology/approach: The impact of different university environments on the students' EI was checked using a model adapted from Krueger et al. (2000). The study comprised a…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Public Colleges, Entrepreneurship, Intention
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Schwartz, Dafna; Malach-Pines, Ayala – Industry and Higher Education, 2009
This paper focuses on factors that influence the appropriateness of entrepreneurship studies to the needs and expectations of management students in Israel, where entrepreneurs are considered cultural heroes. The results of the authors' research revealed great interest in entrepreneurship studies among most of the students surveyed. However,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Student Surveys, Student Educational Objectives
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Liu, Cui – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The university-city relations are changing along with the engagement of universities in public service beyond teaching and research and the dependence of cities on networks rather than enclosure to promote urban competitiveness. Taking China as an example, this article discusses the challenges and tensions of university-city interaction in the…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Urban Universities, Municipalities, Foreign Countries
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Sharma, Lalit – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
The study explores the institutional factors which influence the impact of education in building academic entrepreneurship in higher educational institutes of Uttarakhand state, India. In order to understand the institutional barriers, the author interviewed 68 senior-level educationists, who were working in the capacity of Director General,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Barriers, Teacher Attitudes
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Ahmed, Tariq; Chandran, V. G. R.; Klobas, Jane E. – Educational Studies, 2017
Recent research on the benefits of entrepreneurship education has tended to ignore or "control out" possible demographic differences in outcomes for entrepreneurship graduates. This paper examines demographic differences in the perceived benefits of different components of entrepreneurship education programmes (EEPs), entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Gender Differences
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Leydesdorff, Loet; Etzkowitz, Henry; Kushnir, Duncan – Industry and Higher Education, 2016
Following a pause, with a relatively flat rate, from 1998 to 2008, the long-term trend of university patenting rising as a share of all patenting has resumed, driven by the internationalization of academic entrepreneurship and the persistence of US university technology transfer. The authors disaggregate this recent growth in university patenting…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Universities, Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer
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Munyanyiwa, Takaruza; Svotwa, Douglas; Rudhumbu, Norman; Mutsau, Morgen – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this research was to make comparative study of the development and review process of the entrepreneurship curriculum at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Faculty of Commerce and Botho University, (BU) Faculty of Business and Accounting in Gaborone, Botswana. The study focused on the processes and influences of curriculum development…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods
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Bell, Heather; Bell, Robin – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article details an approach to teaching entrepreneurship to Higher National Diploma (HND) students that combines lecture-based and experiential learning processes to increase student learning, comprehension, and entrepreneurial skills. A UK university redesigned an entrepreneurship course to have students design and implement business plans…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Entrepreneurship, Lecture Method, Experiential Learning
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