Olayinka Anthony Ojo, Damola Olugbade, Idowu Olusola Abioye


This study examined the effects of using mobile technology on entrepreneurial educational interest and development among students at Osun State College of Education, Ilesa. A descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study and the sample consisted of two hundred (200) randomly selected student entrepreneurs in the college. The research instrument was self-developed by the researcher for the purpose of the study, namely: Effects of mobile technology on entrepreneurial interest and development of students. The reliability coefficients obtained for research instruments was 0.825 (Cronbach’s Alpha). Data collected were analysed using percentage, mean and ANOVA. Findings from the study revealed that Fashion Designing/Tailoring was the entrepreneurial activity with the highest number of students. Also, the use of mobile technology has positive effects on students’ interest in entrepreneurial activity (  = 3.29) and students’ entrepreneurial development (  = 3.41). Finally, findings showed a significant difference in the effects of mobile technology on students’ interest in entrepreneurial activity (F(1, 199) = 13.688, p (0.000) < 0.05) and students’ entrepreneurial development (F(1, 199) = 16.715, p (0.000) < 0.05). The study recommended the use of mobile technology to foster students’ entrepreneurial interests and development.


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