Does Entrepreneurship Education Affect Entrepreneurship Level?

Edip Örücü, Sibel Özafşarlıoğlu Sakallı
2016 International Online Journal of Educational Sciences  
The aim of entrepreneurship education is to enable the individuals to be aware of their entrepreneur features, to encourage them to set their own business, to increase employment and to decrease unemployment. One of the most important factors for the development of entrepreneurship is to make the education to this end prevalent and to develop the entrepreneur features of individuals. The purpose of this study is to determine the entrepreneurship levels of Bachelor students studying at different
more » ... udying at different departments at Uşak University regarding that they have had education in entrepreneurship and put forward suggestions. In the field study carried out for this aim, 254 Bachelor students were included in the sample group. Questionnaires were given to junior and senior students studying at five different departments: Public Administration, Finance, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. For the evaluation of the data obtained, descriptive statistics, standard deviation, mean, lost data analysis, confirmation factor analysis, reliability, independent t-test and one-way variance analysis methods were employed. According to the findings of the study, it has been observed that the results of confirmation factor analysis are one factor and the factor loads of 36-item model has varied between 0.36-0.74. Besides, the internal consistency index of the scale, as a result of the reliability analysis of the 36 items, has been found 0.930. In addition, it has shown that the model has acceptable fit indices and that the data cohere the model (χ2=1.388, df=594, p<.001; RMSEA=0.073, % 90 GA=0.068-0.078; GFI= 0.96; AGFI=0.95; CFI=0.96; NNFI=0.95).
doi:10.15345/iojes.2016.02.016 fatcat:umycq6tnxnfdvf3iaqhf56f5ay