Evaluation of Entrepreneurship Education for University Students: A Scale Development Study
Keywords:entreprenurship education, curriculum attendance, extracurricular activity, content validity, construct validity
AbstractEntrepreneurship education had an important contribution in developing the number of entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship education could be specified into two constructs, namely curriculum attendance and extracurricular activity. The purpose of the study was to measure and assess entrepreneurship education for students. This study examines a new instrument of curriculum attendance and extracurricular activity. The research method consists of two phases: the first phase was content validity, and the second phase was construct validity assisted by AMOS. The first phase examines the measurement instrument by involving seven experts. The second phase examines the instrument by involving students (N= 393) from various backgrounds at Universitas Lambung Mangkurat (ULM). Content validity using V-Aiken, and construct validity using confirmatory factor analysis. The results show that 1) curriculum attendance could be measured by two indicators, namely participation in the entrepreneurship course (3 items) and enjoyment in the entrepreneurship course (3 items), and 2) extracurricular activity measured by five indicators, namely the entrepreneurial community (3 items), enthusiasm for entrepreneurship (2 items), entrepreneurship seminar (2 items), entrepreneurial spirit (3 items), and entrepreneurial spirit (2 items). This research implies is that the instrument can be used by researchers in universities to evaluate entrepreneurship education.
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