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The effect of non traditional teaching methods in entrepreneurship education on students entrepreneurial interest and business startups:A data article

Olokundun, Ayodele Maxwell and Moses, Chinonye, Love and Iyiola , O.O. and Ibidunni, O. S. and Ogbari , M. E. and Peter, Fred and Borishade, T. T. (2018) The effect of non traditional teaching methods in entrepreneurship education on students entrepreneurial interest and business startups:A data article. Data in Brief. pp. 16-20.

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Abstract

Traditional methods of teaching entrepreneurship in universities involves more theoretical approaches which are less effective in motivating considerations for an entrepreneurship career.This owes to the fact that such techniques essentially make students develop adormant attitude rather than active participation.Expert views suggest that experiential entrepreneurship teaching methods in universities which involve practical activities and active participation can be considered salient to students’ development of entrepreneurial interest an business start up potentials. This present study presents data on the extent to which experiential teaching methods in entrepreneurship adopted by Nigerian universities stimulate students’ entrepreneurial interest and business startups. Data have been gathered following a descriptive cross-sectional quantitative survey conducted among university students (N ¼ 600)off our selected institutions in Nigeria offering a degree programme in entrepreneurship. Hierarchical Multiple Regression Analysis was used in confirming the hypothesis proposed in the study using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences(SPSS)version 22.The findings from the analysis showed that the adoption of experiential practical activities considered as best practices in entrepreneurship teaching in Nigerian universities can stimulate

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship education Experiential teaching methods Entrepreneurial interest Student business startups
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 30 May 2018 12:14
Last Modified: 30 May 2018 12:14
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/10848

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