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Balan, Peter; Clark, Michele; Restall, Gregory – Education & Training, 2015
Purpose: Teaching methods such as Flipped Learning and Team-Based Learning require students to pre-learn course materials before a teaching session, because classroom exercises rely on students using self-gained knowledge. This is the reverse to "traditional" teaching when course materials are presented during a lecture, and students are…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Introductory Courses, Qualitative Research, Entrepreneurship
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Schmitt-Rodermund, Eva – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2004
Personality traits and parenting may relate to entrepreneurial competence (EC) and entrepreneurial interests (EI), which both are central elements of Holland's E-type. Three hundred and twenty 10th grade students and 139 small business founders from East Germany were studied using structural equation modeling. Results showed that an…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Child Rearing, Personality Traits, Foreign Countries
Hess, Frederick M., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2006
This lively and provocative book introduces this burgeoning field for readers concerned with K-12 education in the United States--and with efforts to reform and improve it. Entrepreneurship has emerged in recent years as an unprecedented and influential force in U.S. K-12 education. Yet the topic has received surprisingly little serious or…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
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Gundlach, Michael J.; Zivnuska, Suzanne – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
When teaching social entrepreneurship and sustainability, using an experiential learning approach can be more effective than a traditional lecture approach. Social and environmental entrepreneurs often have a deep passion for their work that is important for students to develop early in their careers. Experiential learning enables students to…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability
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Borasi, Raffaella; Finnigan, Kara – New Educator, 2010
This article explores how the preparation of educators committed to improving education can capitalize on entrepreneurship when broadly defined as "transforming ideas into enterprises that generate economic, intellectual and/or social value." The article reports on the case-studies of six educators who have been successful change-agents in a…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Attitudes, Behavior, Entrepreneurship
Seymour, Nicole – 2001
Although many of the 100 million women employed in the developing world are entrepreneurs, they are often unable to become self sufficient or to adequately support their families through entrepreneurship. However, in the past decade, several entities, from microlending banks to United Nations task forces, have intervened to enable women in…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Opportunities, Entrepreneurship, Females
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Matsuda, Matt; Williams, David S., II – About Campus, 2010
In this article, the authors report on a successful collaboration between academic and student services that resulted in a Rutgers University Byrne Seminar on social entrepreneurship. The course, entitled "The Business of Doing Good: Combining Business Practices with Social Activism," was designed to inspire the next generation of change makers,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Seminars, Activism, Cooperation
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Taatila, Vesa P. – Education & Training, 2010
Purpose: There is a constant need to produce more entrepreneurial graduates from higher education institutions. This paper aims to present and discuss several successful cases of entrepreneurial learning environments in order to suggest some important aspects that higher education institutions should consider. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Graduates, Learning Processes, Entrepreneurship
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Komulainen, Katri; Korhonen, Maija; Raty, Hannu – Gender and Education, 2009
This article examines the spread of the neo-liberal educational policy in Finnish schools by considering entrepreneurship education. We examined the kinds of gendered and classed enterprising selves that were narrated in the Finnish writing competition "Good Enterprise!" written by pupils in the 9th grade of comprehensive school. In…
Descriptors: Competition, Educational Change, Grade 9, Entrepreneurship
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Niehm, Linda S.; Gregoire, Mary B.; Austin, Tanya; Mhango, Mary – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
Guided by national, state, and university initiatives to promote rural entrepreneurship, faculty in Iowa State University's College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) were awarded funding from the Kauffman Foundation and Pappajohn Center to expand their work in entrepreneurship education. A series of multi-unit learning modules was developed…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Learning Modules, Pilot Projects, Introductory Courses
Stewart, McDonald R. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
In the realm of social sciences, the greater body of business and economic theory constructs frameworks of complex organizational systems: the firm, the industry, the institution. Underlying these interdependent and concentric layers are individuals whose behaviors exist first; behaviors must give rise to institutions before institutions can mold…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Success, Failure, Technology
Vela, Alicia L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
With budgets on the decline, university officials are seeking alternative methods to maintain and increase the type of services provided to students. By incorporating social entrepreneurial competencies in the daily actions of university staff members, staff members will be able to perform their work more effectively and help students acquire…
Descriptors: College Housing, Resident Advisers, Entrepreneurship, Competence
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Onodugo, Vincent; Onodugo, Chris Ifeanyi – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Entrepreneur development takes place within a framework of forces that constitute the system environment, which are either external or internal. A critical issue in the entrepreneurial development and growth is firms' ability to adapt to their strategies to a rapidly changing system environment to which the entrepreneurs' role is critical to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Influences, Cultural Influences, Entrepreneurship
Mangan, Katherine – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2013
Mike Potts was halfway through a five-year prison sentence outside Houston when he heard about a program that would help him start a business when even buddies with clean records were struggling to find work. The Prison Entrepreneurship Program, run by a nonprofit group of the same name, works with Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business…
Descriptors: Employment, Distance Education, Internet, Marketing
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Teczke, Janusz; Gawlik, Remigiusz – Higher Education in Europe, 2004
The authors argue that universities should offer training and education in Entrepreneurship to all students but particularly to those wishing to become entrepreneurs. Certain institutional changes in favour of Entrepreneurship should be made at the level of governance. Once started, Entrepreneurship programmes can reimburse the initial investments…
Descriptors: College Administration, Entrepreneurship, Physical Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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