ATTITUDES OF UNDERGRADUATES OF SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT TOWARDS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Abstract 

This study x-rayed the   attitudes of undergraduates of Social Studies Unit towards entrepreneurship education in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. Four research questions were posed to guide the study. Survey research design was used for the study. The population for this study consisted of 151 (one hundred and fifty-one) students of Social Studies Unit of the Department of Arts and Social Science Education, Ebonyi State University. There was no sampling since the population was sizeable enough to be surveyed. Based on the analysis of the data collected for the study, results showed amongst others that; Environmental factors, such as Favourable government policy, rules and regulations influence students attitude towards entrepreneurship education in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. Based on the findings, recommendations were made that: Lecturers teaching entrepreneurship education need to be more specific on the sources of finance available to students and how exactly they can access these funds. 





 TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE i

APPROVAL ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS iv

Abstract vi

TABLE OF CONTENTS vii

LIST OF THE TABLES ix


CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1

Background to the Study 1

Statement of the Problem 7

Purpose of the Study 8

Significance of the Study 9

Scope of the Study 10

Research Questions 11


CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 12

Conceptual Framework 13

The Concept of Entrepreneur 13

The Concept of Entrepreneurship 14

The Need for Entrepreneurship Education 20

The Role of Entrepreneurship Education in Equipping Students 22

Self-Efficacy and its Influence on Students Attitudes towards Entrepreneurship Education 25

Influence of Environmental factors on entrepreneurial Attitudes of students 27

Influence of Demographic characteristics on Students Attitude towards Entrepreneurship Education 31

Influence of Entrepreneurship curriculum at the university on students attitude towards entrepreneurship education. 34

Review of Related Empirical Studies 36

Summary of Reviewed Literature 38

CHAPTER THREE 42

METHODOLOGY 42

Research Design 42

Area of the Study 42

Population of the Study 43

Sample and Sampling Techniques 43

Instrument for Data Collection 43

Validation of the Instrument 44

Method of Data Collection 44

Method of Data Analysis 45


CHAPTER FOUR: Summary of Findings 50

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION OF THE FINDINGS, SUMMARY, CONCLUSION & RECOMMENDATIONS 51

Discussion of the Findings 51

Summary of the Study 54

Educational Implications of the Study 55

Conclusion 55

Recommendations 56

Suggestions for Further Research 57

REFERENCES 58

APPENDIX 66


 LIST OF THE TABLES

Table 1: Mean responses on how self-efficacy influences students attitude           towards entrepreneurship education in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. 46

Table 2: Mean responses on how environmental factors influence students attitude towards entrepreneurship education in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki 47

Table 3: Mean responses on how demographic characteristics of students influence students attitude towards entrepreneurship education in Ebonyi State University, Abakalik. 48

Table 4: Mean responses on the teaching of entrepreneurship curriculum influence students attitude towards entrepreneurship education in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. 49

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APA

Nnamdi, E (2019). ATTITUDES OF UNDERGRADUATES OF SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT TOWARDS ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Afribary.com: Retrieved July 15, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/attitudes-of-undergraduates-of-social-studies-unit-towards-entrepreneurship

MLA 8th

Ezebuiro, Nnamdi. "ATTITUDES OF UNDERGRADUATES OF SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT TOWARDS ENTREPRENEURSHIP" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 08 May. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/attitudes-of-undergraduates-of-social-studies-unit-towards-entrepreneurship . Accessed 15 Jul. 2019.

MLA7

Ezebuiro, Nnamdi. "ATTITUDES OF UNDERGRADUATES OF SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT TOWARDS ENTREPRENEURSHIP". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 08 May. 2019. Web. 15 Jul. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/attitudes-of-undergraduates-of-social-studies-unit-towards-entrepreneurship >.

Chicago

Ezebuiro, Nnamdi. "ATTITUDES OF UNDERGRADUATES OF SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT TOWARDS ENTREPRENEURSHIP" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed July 15, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/attitudes-of-undergraduates-of-social-studies-unit-towards-entrepreneurship