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Pages: 3478-3486
Publication year: 2015
ISBN: 978-84-608-2657-6
ISSN: 2340-1095

Conference name: 8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 18-20 November, 2015
Location: Seville, Spain

COGNITIVE ENGAGEMENT AND INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP BEHAVIOUR

F. Samsudin, Z.A. Lope Pihie, S. Asimiran

University Putra Malaysia (MALAYSIA)
A quality education system which nurtures skilled, inquisitive, and innovative workers to continuously drive productivity forward is the foundation of sustained economic growth. Entrepreneurs are important groups involved with innovative behavior and creating ideas compared with individuals who work. Entrepreneurship is growing and more creative all over the world. Based on the literature highlights by the academicians, entrepreneurs can be formed through appropriate education. The key potential of innovation entrepreneurship (Gibb, 2012) clearly showed that good entrepreneurship education is one key to the production of value-added potential and entrepreneurial innovation behavior. The purpose of this paper is to present an evaluation on the relationship of in class cognitive engagement with students' innovative entrepreneurship behavior. The paper utilizes data collection method which assessed students’ cognitive engagement and innovative entrepreneurship behavior. Secondary school students aged between 16-17 years old completed the questionnaire.The result indicated a moderate relationship between cognitive engagement and students innovative entrepreneurship behaviors. Suggestions will be recommended for further strengthening the students’ cognitive engagement. The paper contributes to knowledge by adding to a limited literature examining the cognitive engagement and students innovative entrepreneurship behaviors within the 16-17 secondary school age sector. Various strategies and techniques for teaching entrepreneurship which is interesting and effective can be practiced to achieve and create competitive entrepreneurs who innovate.
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title = {COGNITIVE ENGAGEMENT AND INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP BEHAVIOUR},
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booktitle = {ICERI2015 Proceedings},
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F. Samsudin, Z.A. Lope Pihie, S. Asimiran (2015) COGNITIVE ENGAGEMENT AND INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP BEHAVIOUR, ICERI2015 Proceedings, pp. 3478-3486.
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