Title: Investigate and analyse of the extent of considering entrepreneurship concept components in the context of professional and technical textbooks of high school first grade in the academic year 2013-2014
Authors: Mahdi Amiri; Parvane Doodman
Addresses: Department of Education, Payame Noor University (PNU), P.O. Box 19395-3697, Tehran, Iran ' Department of Education, Payame Noor University (PNU), P.O. Box 19395-3697, Tehran, Iran
Abstract: The present study investigates six study questions with the aim of analysing the extent of consideration the conceptual components of entrepreneurship in the Profession and Technics textbooks of high school first grade. The study method is descriptive qualitative with content analysis. The study population includes three work and technology textbooks of seventh grade and technique and profession textbooks of eighths and ninth grades in academic year 2013-2014. Regarding the study type, the total count is used. The measure is the checklist of researcher-made content analysis and the study findings are analysed using descriptive statistics. The major findings of the study show that among the studied components in Profession and Technics textbook of high school first degree, the creativity component has the highest frequency; and the extent of considering it in the seventh grade Profession and Technics textbook is higher than the two other grades and the lowest extent is seen in the ninth grade Profession and Technics textbook. Also, the highest extent of consideration of entrepreneurship components is seen in the seventh grade Profession and Technics textbook.
Keywords: entrepreneurship; content analysis; Profession and Technics; junior high school; textbooks; creativity component; risk-taking; innovation.
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 2017 Vol.32 No.4, pp.479 - 492
Received: 07 Jul 2015
Accepted: 29 Jan 2016
Published online: 25 Sep 2017 *