Players <ul><li>Joe Aniello, FMU </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Laing, AU </li></ul><ul><li>Deane Peterson,VU </li></ul><ul><li>Te...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Purpose <ul><li>To develop a cross-disciplinary problem-based learning environment using entrepre...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Assumptions <ul><li>Twenty-first century entrepreneurs must think differently – more creatively. ...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Outcomes <ul><li>To develop a cross-disciplinary, problem-based learning environment and to exten...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Outcomes <ul><li>To develop an instructional model that encourages faculty members to work collab...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Outcomes <ul><li>To help students develop and understand the freedom and fulfillment associated w...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Description of EIA Experts Schools Community Entrepreneurs in Action!
Entrepreneurs in Action! Description of EIA <ul><li>Tolerance for risk </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity recognition  </li></u...
“ Whole - Part - Whole” Teaching Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Theories Student groups “plunge into” the problem, take...
“ Just in Time” Teaching Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Theories Students learn a new concept just at the moment when i...
Connecting to the Framework of the Learner Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Theories
Connecting to the Framework of the Learner Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Theories
Entrepreneurs in Action! Writing a Case Featured Cases 1.  Blackout in America!  (Electrical Energy Case) This case is abo...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Writing a Case Featured Cases (continued)   5.   Music City Blues  (Music Case) This is a case ab...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Writing a Case Featured Cases (continued) 9. Long Lines, Short Tempers  (Homeland Security) This ...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Writing a Case Featured Cases (continued) 9. Long Lines, Short Tempers  (Homeland Security) This ...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Testing the Case Mixed Methodology <ul><li>Can students be taught to think entrepreneurially by u...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Testing the Case GUIDING QUESTIONS <ul><li>How did students’ self-perceptions change during the c...
SAMPLE SOLUTIONS <ul><li>Vanderbilt University </li></ul><ul><li>Anderson University </li></ul><ul><li>Western Kentucky Un...
Anderson University Dr. Bill Laing <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First course only 3 students interested in Ent...
Anderson University <ul><li>Fashion, Fashion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Di Moda Image Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ima...
Anderson University <ul><li>Talking to the Air </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Air Serve – Affordable wireless service </li></ul></u...
Anderson University <ul><li>Music City Blues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asheville Sound Shop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music r...
Anderson University <ul><li>Reflective Essay Comments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group project had a realistic feel of what to ...
UV-WKY-FMU Dr. Wil Clouse <ul><li>Fashion, Fashion—Jade of Hope—High End Jewelry for the international market—Raw material...
Continued <ul><li>The Phoenix—Latte Login the city first Internet café exterior building like a coffee cup </li></ul><ul><...
Continued  <ul><li>Fashion, Fashion--MJ Design– Designer handbags—shape, color, size </li></ul><ul><li>Long Lines and Hot ...
Continued  <ul><li>A Question of Power—Alternative domestic fuel sources:ethanol:bio-diesel, arctic oil drilling </li></ul...
Continued  <ul><li>The Santa Fe Effect– Common gathering places: destination attractions, business infrastructure—Group de...
Continued  <ul><li>Blackout in America—Proposed to build totally self-sufficient house with solar, thermal generators, hea...
EIA Concepts at Phoenix University Dr. Jerry Carr TBA
EIA Concepts at WKU College of Business Dr. Terry Goodin TBA
Health Care Case Deane Peterson <ul><li>Health care costs out paced other sectors of US GDP </li></ul><ul><li>Vast Technol...
Quality of Care v. Cost <ul><li>Perceptions—quality of care are directly proportional </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive manage...
A New Perception & Approach <ul><li>Good quality healthcare—coordinated, technologically advanced and personalized– cost l...
The Dilemma <ul><li>Academic disciplines are so segregated that students are not shown the interrelations nor give the too...
Building on EIA <ul><li>“Critical Condition”, a case study about the medical practice management </li></ul><ul><li>Designe...
EIA Concepts at Sumner County Schools  Jeff Helbig TBA
 
RESOURCES INC. “ Living The Dream” Business Action Plan
Business Action Plan <ul><li>Incorporated </li></ul><ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>The Team </li></ul>
Entrepreneurial Giving
Heritage Hills Foundation
Entrepreneurs in Action! Selected Outcomes Entrepreneurial Thinking Encourages Business Start-ups Lee Rabideau Former Vand...
Entrepreneurs in Action! University Level <ul><li>Dalton Franklin, a Vanderbilt University junior and President of Simplic...
<ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting with learner </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Cross-Disciplinary Concept Map Indicator </li></ul><ul><li>Self-image improved </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial T...
Number of Students 2005 <ul><li>VU Spring -----  66 </li></ul><ul><li>VU Fall --------  28 </li></ul><ul><li>TTU Spring --...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Current Cases  K-12 Level  <ul><li>Black Gold in Paradise: The Case of the Slippery Slope (Mandev...
Entrepreneurs in Action! High School Level Black Gold in Paradise – The Case of the Slippery Slope <ul><li>JLAM, Inc. </li...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Middle School Level The Case of the Disappearing School <ul><li>Gateway to the Arts  – A Learning...
The Case of the Neighborhood Renaissance Entrepreneurs in Action! Elementary Level <ul><li>Sweet Stuff  – Retail store sel...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Environment  <ul><li>Greater Student Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Less Lecture </li></ul...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Environment  Learner Centered Knowledge Centered Learning Community Learning Concepts As...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Concepts <ul><li>Problems of transferability of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>EIA is “enga...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Current Cases  K-12 Level  <ul><li>Black Gold in Paradise: The Case of the Slippery Slope (Mandev...
Entrepreneurs in Action! <ul><li>Sample Rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>EIA </li></ul><ul><li>Humor </li></ul><ul><li>Outline of...
Analytical Rubric Scoring System Entrepreneurs in Action! Assessing Learning 0 1 2 3 4 X X X X X X 2 24 6 32/40 = 80%
Entrepreneurs in Action! Parts of a Business Feasibility Plan Market Research Students must address the wants or needs of ...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Evaluation Example of a Final Project Rubric
Entrepreneurs in Action! Acceptance ENG DLPO HOD Entrepreneurs In Action! Gaining Cooperation and Acceptance Across Campus
Future <ul><li>So What do you think? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you join us for the next level of development? </li></ul><ul><l...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Networks New Venture Accelerators Coalition Building Regional Forums Interdisciplinary Relationsh...
Entrepreneurs in Action! Creating a Case <ul><li>Search for ideas that have:  </li></ul><ul><li>Local meaning and relevanc...
 
Sailing the Seas of Chaos Connecting “E” Education With the World
Entrepreneurs in Action! Acceptance Gaining Cooperation and Acceptance Around the Country Entrepreneurs in Action!
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    1. 2. Players <ul><li>Joe Aniello, FMU </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Laing, AU </li></ul><ul><li>Deane Peterson,VU </li></ul><ul><li>Terry Goodin, WKU </li></ul><ul><li>Jerry Carr, PU </li></ul><ul><li>David Fender, MSU </li></ul><ul><li>Wil Clouse, VU </li></ul><ul><li>Jeff Helbig, Sumner County Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Davey, Hudson Falls Central Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Jeff Burgone, Jefferson Parish Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Roberta Miller, Resources, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Don Miller, Heritage Hills Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Wilma King, WKU </li></ul>
    2. 3. Entrepreneurs in Action! Purpose <ul><li>To develop a cross-disciplinary problem-based learning environment using entrepreneurship as a unifying point. </li></ul><ul><li>To connect interested colleges and universities together to implement the Entrepreneurs In Action! Program. </li></ul>
    3. 4. Entrepreneurs in Action! Assumptions <ul><li>Twenty-first century entrepreneurs must think differently – more creatively. </li></ul><ul><li>Schools should teach about uncertainty, helping students learn how to deal with ambiguity and how to manage chaos. </li></ul><ul><li>We need to develop citizens who will “make jobs instead of take jobs.” </li></ul><ul><li>People need to know how to be creative and think outside the “box” of conformity. </li></ul><ul><li>Americans must be prepared to compete effectively and individually in the new global economic environment. </li></ul>
    4. 5. Entrepreneurs in Action! Outcomes <ul><li>To develop a cross-disciplinary, problem-based learning environment and to extend the model to other colleges and universities via network development. </li></ul><ul><li>To assist college students to interface in helping to solve local community problems in ways that result in business ventures. </li></ul><ul><li>To generate new, creative ideas to revitalize downtown Athens and to use this process as a model for other cites. </li></ul>
    5. 6. Entrepreneurs in Action! Outcomes <ul><li>To develop an instructional model that encourages faculty members to work collaboratively across disciplines to identify new business ventures within the multi-disciplinary approach and to connect several colleges and universities together through our web-based EIA programs. </li></ul><ul><li>To encourage students to see new, innovative opportunities and to marshal resources to develop business ventures. </li></ul><ul><li>To teach students to create jobs as opposed to taking jobs. </li></ul>
    6. 7. Entrepreneurs in Action! Outcomes <ul><li>To help students develop and understand the freedom and fulfillment associated with self-employment and self-direction. </li></ul><ul><li>To develop a cross-disciplinary, cross-college/university EIA program that can be expanded to include other schools later. </li></ul><ul><li>To connect our work to the local community via a network of Online Experts. </li></ul>
    7. 8. Entrepreneurs in Action! Description of EIA Experts Schools Community Entrepreneurs in Action!
    8. 9. Entrepreneurs in Action! Description of EIA <ul><li>Tolerance for risk </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity recognition </li></ul><ul><li>The gathering of resources to address a want or need </li></ul><ul><li>Approaching a problem from a fresh or unexpected point of view (creativity in problem-solving) </li></ul><ul><li>Combining existing knowledge in new ways (innovation in problem-solving) </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Independent thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Expressing an action orientation (Clouse & Goodin, 2000) </li></ul>… the use of creativity and innovation as an integral part of a process which employs knowledge and experience (Simon, 1986; Kim, 1990). Entrepreneurial Thinking Complexity of problem-solving
    9. 10. “ Whole - Part - Whole” Teaching Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Theories Student groups “plunge into” the problem, take it apart, then put it back together into a new “whole,” which represents their own solution. Problem Context Problem Solving Teaching Activities Subject Matter Problem Solution Part Whole Whole
    10. 11. “ Just in Time” Teaching Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Theories Students learn a new concept just at the moment when it is needed. Recursive Design Continual application reinforces learning. Learn Apply Learn Apply Learn Apply
    11. 12. Connecting to the Framework of the Learner Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Theories
    12. 13. Connecting to the Framework of the Learner Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Theories
    13. 14. Entrepreneurs in Action! Writing a Case Featured Cases 1. Blackout in America! (Electrical Energy Case) This case is about the great electrical energy blackout that began in the Midwest and continued to the Eastern US several months ago. This case encourages students to think about new alternatives to electrical power. 2. A Question of Power (Oil Related Case) This case is associated with the oil industry and provides the student with the opportunity to investigate new business ventures related to other sources of energy. 3. Chasing the Dragon (Drug Related Case) This case is about the problems associated with the increase in the number of methamphetamine labs in Tennessee. The production of such toxic illegal drugs has created a major social, political and economic problem across our country. 4. Not in My Backyard! (Recycling Case) The United States is a “throw away society.” This case is about recycling and the many social and economic issues related to this problem.
    14. 15. Entrepreneurs in Action! Writing a Case Featured Cases (continued)   5. Music City Blues (Music Case) This is a case about the music business. How does one write lyrics and find a means to support himself or herself? 6. Talking to the Air (Wireless Technology Case) This is a wireless technology case involving the opportunity to develop a wireless downtown community in a small town. 7. The Santa Fe Effect (Small Town Redevelopment) This is a case designed around the rejuvenation of small downtown areas. 8. The Phoenix (Cyber Café Case) This case is written to encourage students to develop a cyber café with a cross-disciplinary learning environment that could be the place where great ideas germinate and move into business ventures.
    15. 16. Entrepreneurs in Action! Writing a Case Featured Cases (continued) 9. Long Lines, Short Tempers (Homeland Security) This case is written for engineering design classes interested in small device designs for homeland security and terrorist prevention. One of the most pressing problems facing the United States at this time is the threat of terrorist attacks, both on the homeland and on foreign soil. This case provides a scenario for students to develop Micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS) to help protect the security of the homeland. 10. Fashion, Fashion Everywhere, and Nothing to Wear (Fashion, Design, and International Development Case). This case is designed to investigate the impact of fashion on creativity, ethics, culture and international development. 11. The Night of Celebration (Wealth Distribution Case) This is an introductory case to engage students in thinking creatively and entrepreneurially about a business venture. It also involves the transfer of wealth from generation to generation. This case is usually used as a teaching strategy to introduce the major concepts of entrepreneurship.
    16. 17. Entrepreneurs in Action! Writing a Case Featured Cases (continued) 9. Long Lines, Short Tempers (Homeland Security) This case is written for engineering design classes interested in small device designs for homeland security and terrorist prevention. One of the most pressing problems facing the United States at this time is the threat of terrorist attacks, both on the homeland and on foreign soil. This case provides a scenario for students to develop Micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS) to help protect the security of the homeland. 10. Fashion, Fashion Everywhere, and Nothing to Wear (Fashion, Design, and International Development Case). This case is designed to investigate the impact of fashion on creativity, ethics, culture and international development. 11. The Night of Celebration (Wealth Distribution Case) This is an introductory case to engage students in thinking creatively and entrepreneurially about a business venture. It also involves the transfer of wealth from generation to generation. This case is usually used as a teaching strategy to introduce the major concepts of entrepreneurship.
    17. 18. Entrepreneurs in Action! Testing the Case Mixed Methodology <ul><li>Can students be taught to think entrepreneurially by using web based case studies? </li></ul><ul><li>During the course of the intervention, will students show any change in the complexity of their problem-solving process? </li></ul><ul><li>What type of information will Online Experts provide the students to help solve the case? </li></ul><ul><li>How do the students, teachers and mentors react to the curriculum? </li></ul>Quantitative Analysis Qualitative Analysis Entrepreneurs in Action!
    18. 19. Entrepreneurs in Action! Testing the Case GUIDING QUESTIONS <ul><li>How did students’ self-perceptions change during the course of the program? </li></ul><ul><li>Are students more or less inclined to start a business after participating in the program? </li></ul><ul><li>Were student products deemed appropriate responses to the case? </li></ul><ul><li>Were student products judged to be creative? </li></ul><ul><li>How effective was the program at teaching entrepreneurial thinking? </li></ul><ul><li>How well did the program achieve its goal of integration? </li></ul>
    19. 20. SAMPLE SOLUTIONS <ul><li>Vanderbilt University </li></ul><ul><li>Anderson University </li></ul><ul><li>Western Kentucky University </li></ul><ul><li>Francis Marion University </li></ul><ul><li>Phoenix University </li></ul><ul><li>Murray State University </li></ul>
    20. 21. Anderson University Dr. Bill Laing <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First course only 3 students interested in Entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now, integrated into Principles of Management (POM) course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>POM is required of all business majors and minors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups of five to six students for each business plan </li></ul></ul>
    21. 22. Anderson University <ul><li>Fashion, Fashion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Di Moda Image Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Image consultants to celebrities and business executives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Not in My Backyard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reinsere –Cleaning up one community at a time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nonprofit recycling firm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer waste into dollars for playground equipment </li></ul></ul>
    22. 23. Anderson University <ul><li>Talking to the Air </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Air Serve – Affordable wireless service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provider of wireless internet service to small colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Santa Fe Effect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert E. Lee Hotel and Resort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A high quality getaway spa experience </li></ul></ul>
    23. 24. Anderson University <ul><li>Music City Blues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asheville Sound Shop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music recording & lessons in a relaxed atmosphere away from the Nashville music scene </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Question of Power </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SOFFI – Student Organization for Fuel Independency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides grant matching between industry and research centers </li></ul></ul>
    24. 25. Anderson University <ul><li>Reflective Essay Comments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group project had a realistic feel of what to expect after college </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used the management principles we learned in the group project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One day I hope to start a business like this and this project helped me learn a lot about the business side of music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I learned skills for the future </li></ul></ul>
    25. 26. UV-WKY-FMU Dr. Wil Clouse <ul><li>Fashion, Fashion—Jade of Hope—High End Jewelry for the international market—Raw material from Third World—give back some profits </li></ul><ul><li>Not in My back yard—Non profit environment consultant firm legal and social polices, technologies and ecological issues </li></ul>
    26. 27. Continued <ul><li>The Phoenix—Latte Login the city first Internet café exterior building like a coffee cup </li></ul><ul><li>Music City Blues– CTC Records—cut THA Checks—R&B, Hip Hop and Urban Rap </li></ul><ul><li>Talking to the Air—Air Service—Provider of wireless internet service to small colleges </li></ul>
    27. 28. Continued <ul><li>Fashion, Fashion--MJ Design– Designer handbags—shape, color, size </li></ul><ul><li>Long Lines and Hot Tempers– 1.Tri-Sensor—The development of a MEMS sensor with three different sources-Temperature, pressure and acoustic 2. Automatic Chlorine Detection System—(ACIDA) commercial systems for detecting dangerous materials, 3. Deterror– a state of the art MEMS– silicon subrate—for measuring mechanical, thermal, biological, chemical and optical phenomena--- theses project we developed with TTU Engineering </li></ul>
    28. 29. Continued <ul><li>A Question of Power—Alternative domestic fuel sources:ethanol:bio-diesel, arctic oil drilling </li></ul><ul><li>Not in my Backyard—Incentives for recycling: methane gas retrieval form landfills..a didactic game show was used to present to class for competition for prizes </li></ul>
    29. 30. Continued <ul><li>The Santa Fe Effect– Common gathering places: destination attractions, business infrastructure—Group develop an on location video. </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion, Fashion Everywhere and Nothing to wear--That’s Hot.com website which enables custom designs before purchase. Group developed a comedy skit with props and costumes. </li></ul><ul><li>Not in my Backyard—Incentives for recycling: methane gas retrieval form landfills..a didactic game show was used to present to class for competition for prizes </li></ul>
    30. 31. Continued <ul><li>Blackout in America—Proposed to build totally self-sufficient house with solar, thermal generators, heat pumps-- Group developed a scale model with working demonstration and actor roles. </li></ul><ul><li>Not in my Backyard—Incentives for recycling: methane gas retrieval form landfills..a didactic game show was used to present to class for competition for prizes </li></ul>
    31. 32. EIA Concepts at Phoenix University Dr. Jerry Carr TBA
    32. 33. EIA Concepts at WKU College of Business Dr. Terry Goodin TBA
    33. 34. Health Care Case Deane Peterson <ul><li>Health care costs out paced other sectors of US GDP </li></ul><ul><li>Vast Technological Breakthroughs </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare Institutions Complex Org. </li></ul>
    34. 35. Quality of Care v. Cost <ul><li>Perceptions—quality of care are directly proportional </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive management (i.e.,Six Sigma, TBS) are practiced </li></ul><ul><li>Quality care & cost are often actually inversely proportional </li></ul><ul><li>ThadaCare (Appleton, WI) state’s lowest cost provider & 98% on CMS quality scales </li></ul>
    35. 36. A New Perception & Approach <ul><li>Good quality healthcare—coordinated, technologically advanced and personalized– cost less than poor quality care—Regina E. Herzlinger, “Lets Put Consumer in Charge of Health care”, Harvard Business Review, July 2002. </li></ul>
    36. 37. The Dilemma <ul><li>Academic disciplines are so segregated that students are not shown the interrelations nor give the tools for complex & chaotic world </li></ul><ul><li>Medical & Nursing Education—does not provide training outside of traditional healthcare components </li></ul><ul><li>Graduates are poorly prepared for complex & competitive workplace </li></ul>
    37. 38. Building on EIA <ul><li>“Critical Condition”, a case study about the medical practice management </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for undergraduate and graduate nursing programs </li></ul><ul><li>Presents real world example of healthcare problems </li></ul><ul><li>Prepares students for life after graduation & stimulates entrepreneurship </li></ul>
    38. 39. EIA Concepts at Sumner County Schools Jeff Helbig TBA
    39. 41. RESOURCES INC. “ Living The Dream” Business Action Plan
    40. 42. Business Action Plan <ul><li>Incorporated </li></ul><ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>The Team </li></ul>
    41. 43. Entrepreneurial Giving
    42. 44. Heritage Hills Foundation
    43. 45. Entrepreneurs in Action! Selected Outcomes Entrepreneurial Thinking Encourages Business Start-ups Lee Rabideau Former Vanderbilt student and founder of Diabolo Revolution, Inc. http://www.diabolorevolution.com Lee Performs Tricks at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee
    44. 46. Entrepreneurs in Action! University Level <ul><li>Dalton Franklin, a Vanderbilt University junior and President of Simplicity, Inc </li></ul><ul><li>Jason Wolf, MA in Human and Organizational Development, Partner in 4Results, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Jerry Carr, EdD, President of Carr and Associates </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Kincade, MA in HOD, President of Bonus Building Care </li></ul><ul><li>Chuck Kincade, BS in HOD, Partner in Bonus Building Care </li></ul><ul><li>Jeni Stephens, MA in General Administrative Leadership and Miss Tennessee in 1996, Vice-President of Stephens Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning </li></ul><ul><li>Kori Langford, BS in HOD, Director of Strategic Development and Organizational Leadership for Dynamic Management Company </li></ul><ul><li>Deane Peterson, doctoral student in HOD, Managing Partner of Peterson and Peterson Medical Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Gina Scott, BS in HOD, President of Technically Right </li></ul><ul><li>Lee Rabideau, BS in HOD, President of Diabolo Revolution, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Terry Goodin, EdD, President of Dayspring Academy, Inc. </li></ul>Selected Examples of Business Start-Ups
    45. 47. <ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting with learner </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Just in Time Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Situated Cognition </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-Based Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Whole-Part-Whole Instructional Method </li></ul>Strategies
    46. 48. <ul><li>Cross-Disciplinary Concept Map Indicator </li></ul><ul><li>Self-image improved </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial Thinking—Excitement </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic Curriculum—Case reflection-Positive </li></ul><ul><li>Group Energized--Positive </li></ul><ul><li>Student self project evaluation– Very Positive </li></ul><ul><li>Future start-ups--10% with in 5 years 22% within 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty Case review—Positive </li></ul><ul><li>On-line experts– Weak review—Not developed enough </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-University– Technology needs improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty Final Product review—very positive </li></ul>General Findings
    47. 49. Number of Students 2005 <ul><li>VU Spring ----- 66 </li></ul><ul><li>VU Fall -------- 28 </li></ul><ul><li>TTU Spring ---- 25 </li></ul><ul><li>FMU Spring----- 23 </li></ul><ul><li>FMU Fall------- 15 </li></ul><ul><li>AU Fall--------- 26 </li></ul><ul><li>AU Spring------ 31 </li></ul><ul><li>WKU Spring--- 7 </li></ul><ul><li>WKU Fall------ 31 </li></ul><ul><li>WKU Bus Fall-app 99 </li></ul><ul><li>MSU Spring------ 6 </li></ul><ul><li>TWC Spring------- 23 </li></ul><ul><li>Total-------------------- 380 </li></ul>
    48. 50. Entrepreneurs in Action! Current Cases K-12 Level <ul><li>Black Gold in Paradise: The Case of the Slippery Slope (Mandeville, LA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High school students tackle the difficult issue of energy generation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Case of the Disappearing School (Hendersonville, TN) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle school students generate business ideas for a closing school. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Case of the Neighborhood Renaissance (Schenectady, NY) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary school students make plans for a neighborhood icon. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>So, What Are You Going to Do This Summer? (Murfreesboro, TN) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle school students create business ideas for a new theme park. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Signs of a Storm (Los Lunas, NM) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle school students create business plans that deal with social issues. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When Summer Sun Is No Fun (Mt. Juliet, TN) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle school students help to revitalize a downtown park. </li></ul></ul>
    49. 51. Entrepreneurs in Action! High School Level Black Gold in Paradise – The Case of the Slippery Slope <ul><li>JLAM, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Black Bubbly, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Nexus Oil, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Young Riggers, Inc. </li></ul>Drilling Safely in the Artic
    50. 52. Entrepreneurs in Action! Middle School Level The Case of the Disappearing School <ul><li>Gateway to the Arts – A Learning Center for the arts, featuring dance, graphic arts, and performance </li></ul><ul><li>Variety International – Combination of ethnic restaurants and culture center </li></ul><ul><li>Gateway Clinic – Health Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting Starz Artz Center – Arts Center offering lessons and performances in a variety of styles </li></ul><ul><li>Grandview Heights Community Center – A place for families to enjoy recreation and entertainment </li></ul>Gateway School
    51. 53. The Case of the Neighborhood Renaissance Entrepreneurs in Action! Elementary Level <ul><li>Sweet Stuff – Retail store selling candy, cards, toys, drinks, “slushies,” lotto, cigarettes. </li></ul><ul><li>Lightning Shack – Retail store selling novelties, posters, books, cards and beads to a target audience of elementary, middle and high school students. </li></ul><ul><li>Claws & Paws – Pet Shop selling dogs, cats, fish, pet food, pet toys, etc. as well as grooming services, pet care, walking, and a &quot;drop off&quot; for unwanted pets. </li></ul><ul><li>Pac Man Pizza – Pizza restaurant with a game room in the back. </li></ul><ul><li>Sunrise Sunset Mart – A neighborhood convenience store with an ATM machine, bread, milk, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Steve’s Mini Mart – A neighborhood convenience store. </li></ul>Danny’s Market
    52. 54. Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Environment <ul><li>Greater Student Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Less Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>More Group Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>More Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>More In-Class Problem-Solving </li></ul>
    53. 55. Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Environment Learner Centered Knowledge Centered Learning Community Learning Concepts Assessment Centered
    54. 56. Entrepreneurs in Action! Learning Concepts <ul><li>Problems of transferability of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>EIA is “engaged knowledge” </li></ul><ul><li>Absorbing knowledge delivered </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge learning is contextualized and inflexible </li></ul><ul><li>Facts vs. time and conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge transition – near term vs. long term </li></ul>
    55. 57. Entrepreneurs in Action! Current Cases K-12 Level <ul><li>Black Gold in Paradise: The Case of the Slippery Slope (Mandeville, LA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High school students tackle the difficult issue of energy generation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Case of the Disappearing School (Hendersonville, TN) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle school students generate business ideas for a closing school. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Case of the Neighborhood Renaissance (Schenectady, NY) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary school students make plans for a neighborhood icon. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>So, What Are You Going to Do This Summer? (Murfreesboro, TN) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle school students create business ideas for a new theme park. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Signs of a Storm (Los Lunas, NM) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle school students create business plans that deal with social issues. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When Summer Sun Is No Fun (Mt. Juliet, TN) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle school students help to revitalize a downtown park. </li></ul></ul>
    56. 58. Entrepreneurs in Action! <ul><li>Sample Rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>EIA </li></ul><ul><li>Humor </li></ul><ul><li>Outline of Business Plan </li></ul>Assessing Learning
    57. 59. Analytical Rubric Scoring System Entrepreneurs in Action! Assessing Learning 0 1 2 3 4 X X X X X X 2 24 6 32/40 = 80%
    58. 60. Entrepreneurs in Action! Parts of a Business Feasibility Plan Market Research Students must address the wants or needs of a target market . Student work must include: 1) Prospective Customers, 2) Competition (direct or indirect), 3) Description of wants/needs, 4) Advertising and Promotion Plan, 5) Pricing Plan. Product or Service Student work must describe how their idea will fill a need or meet a want in the target market. The work should be characterized by the following: 1) Combining existing information in ways unusual or new to the student, and 2) Offering a fresh approach to solving a problem. Industry Analysis Student work should address factors related to a particular business area. These include: 1) An analysis of factors unique to a particular business, and 2) Special requirements for a particular type of venture, such as specialized equipment, people or technology. Unifying Theme Student work must express the purpose of their venture. They must include: 1) A Vision Statement and 2) A Mission Statement. The explanation of the idea should be coherent, and all parts of the essay should contribute to the overall sense of purpose. Financial Student work must address: 1) Start-up costs , such as equipment, supplies, personnel, space requirements and technology, 2) Operational Costs, such as transportation, personnel and raw materials, and 3) Cash Requirements, such as borrowing, interest expense, and so forth. Entrepreneurial Thinking Overall, students should begin to see the big picture and to understand how entrepreneurship happens. Their work should display: 1) Creativity and Innovation in problem-solving, 2) Independent thinking, including a willingness to challenge boundaries or to consider a problem from a different perspective that what would be considered “conventional,” 3) An Action Orientation, or recognizing an opportunity and defining a plan for action, and 4) A Calculation of Risk and Reward. The Business Idea
    59. 61. Entrepreneurs in Action! Evaluation Example of a Final Project Rubric
    60. 62. Entrepreneurs in Action! Acceptance ENG DLPO HOD Entrepreneurs In Action! Gaining Cooperation and Acceptance Across Campus
    61. 63. Future <ul><li>So What do you think? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you join us for the next level of development? </li></ul><ul><li>Comments and Suggestions!! </li></ul>
    62. 64. Entrepreneurs in Action! Networks New Venture Accelerators Coalition Building Regional Forums Interdisciplinary Relationships Regional Networks Needs Analysis “ E” Curriculum Development Conferences Cross-Disciplinary Publications Sources of Funding Case Studies Whole-Part-Whole Entrepreneurship Education The “E” Spirit
    63. 65. Entrepreneurs in Action! Creating a Case <ul><li>Search for ideas that have: </li></ul><ul><li>Local meaning and relevance </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for curriculum integration </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Disciplinary depth </li></ul>
    64. 67. Sailing the Seas of Chaos Connecting “E” Education With the World
    65. 68. Entrepreneurs in Action! Acceptance Gaining Cooperation and Acceptance Around the Country Entrepreneurs in Action!

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