Jude Daniel A. Utoware, Victoria N. Eneogwe


This study sought to ascertain strategies for effective teaching and learning of entrepreneurship in tertiary institutions in Delta State as considered by business educators. Two research questions were raised and two hypotheses were posed and tested at 0.05 level of significance. Descriptive survey design was employed. The population consisted of 97 business educators in tertiary institutions in Delta State. There was no sampling, since the 97 business educators were manageable in number; the population remained as the sample. The instrument for data collection was a structured questionnaire with 27 items. The instrument was validated by three experts and its reliability coefficient was 0.87. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics of mean and standard deviation in answering the research questions and inferential statistics of t-test for testing the null hypotheses. Data analysis revealed that teacher-oriented and student-oriented strategies were considered effective for teaching and learning of entrepreneurship. The data also revealed that gender and experience had no significant influence on business educators’ consideration of the effectiveness of teaching strategies. The study concluded that the strategies for developing entrepreneurship skills should engage students in experiential learning.
Based on the results of the findings, it was recommended among others that Business education teachers should be exposed to the different strategies of teaching entrepreneurship education which will help tertiary institutions achieve their mission of making undergraduates innovative, creative and competent
in their areas of specialization.

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