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Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship-Project Based Learning Model to Improve Creativity Using Holistic Perspective (The Four Pís)

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    Creativity is important for a developing country as catalyst for prosperity but the strategy for creativity development and measurement is an imperative problem for many universities in Indonesia. The research concerned here had the objective of testing the effectiveness of a model of entrepreneurship project-based learning (Entp-PBL) designed to improve creativity in the class of entrepreneurship using Rhodesí holistic perspective on creativty (four Pís model). The research used the pretest-posttest control group design involving eighty-three randomly-selected university students forming and randomly distributed into the experimental and control groups. Inferential statistical analysis was used to observe the significance in the difference of the final mean score for creativity. The research results indicate that, on the whole, the Entp-PBL model improves creativity more effectively compared to a conventional model and it shows varying degrees of significance for the various creativity-forming dimensions. Pedagogic implications of the findings related to each dimension have been discussed and followed with recommendations for strategies in improving each creativity dimension.