The Effect of Experiential Learning Models on Entrepreneurship Interest on Optical Technology for Students of Akademi Refraksi Optisi Padang

Alvia Wesnita, Muharika Dewi, Surfa Yondri


The purpose of the entrepreneurship education is not only to overcome learning materials by facing the available facts in the form of information on the subject matter, but the most important purpose is to be able to achieve the entrepreneurship educational goals that can provide the long term of impression of a learning experience for students. Therefore, the application of Experiential Learning Model in Entrepreneurship education is to solve the students’ problems to open an optical business after completing their degree at the Akademi Refraksi Optisi Padang. This study is to observe the experimental implementation using pre-test post-test control group design. The results show that the analysis of pre-test post-test variation within the group (Q0) with p value = 0,010 which states that there are real significant differences in the value. In (Q1) with p value = 0,000 with the sense that there are real significant differences at the 95% level. A comparative analysis for students’ interest in opening a business in the optical in the control and experimental group shows the p value = 0,000 that there are variation in the results for both groups. The experimental group learnt by using Experiential Learning Model has shown that there is the eagerness for students to highly open the optic business.

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