Assessment of Entrepreneurship in Higher Education: An evaluation of current practices and proposals for increasing authenticity

Track Dinning

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Focusing on the assessment of entrepreneurship, this paper adopts a qualitative research approach. Using data collected from twelve face-to-face interviews with enterprise educators, the paper demonstrates how these educators attempt to shift from the use of traditional to more innovative methods of assessment. The paper argues that adopting more innovative and authentic methods is less easy to administer, is time-consuming and more difficult to align with university regulations. Finally, the paper concludes with a set of proposals aligned to academics, students and external practitioners for making entrepreneurship assessment more authentic.  

 


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Higher Education; Assessment; Entrepreneurship

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/compass.v11i2.774

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