International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Pedagogical Approaches Determining the Performance of Entreprenurship Education in Kenya Public Universities.
Kennedy K. Nteere, Gregory Namusonge, Elegwa Mukulu

The purpose of this study was to determine how pedagogical approaches determines the performance of entrepreneurship education in public universities in Kenya with a view to instill entrepreneurship culture to enhance job creation and minimize poverty. The universities sampled were JKUAT, Kenyatta university and University of Nairobi. The research design used in this study was descriptive survey. Data was collected using a semi-structured questionnaire and interview schedule. The regression and ANOVA analysis were used to analyze the relationship between independent and dependent variables. The results of the ANOVA analysis shows there was a strong relationship between the variables of study and performance. All the Null hypothesis of the study which was tested was rejected, showing that a relationship existed between the pedagogical approaches and performance. The researcher made several recommendations among others: entrepreneurship unit need to be introduced to the student when they are in the first year, so that they may develop the attribute necessary for self employment and change their attitudes early enough, Incubation centers can be introduced in all the public universities so that the students who come up with good ideas may be nurtured there, there is need to use the role models, guest speakers and case studies when teaching entrepreneurship skills.

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