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Rap, Robyn; Paxton, Pamela – Sociological Methods & Research, 2021
Questions on voluntary association memberships have been used extensively in social scientific research for decades. Researchers generally assume that these respondent self-reports are accurate, but their measurement has never been assessed. Respondent characteristics are known to influence the accuracy of other self-report variables such as…
Descriptors: Accuracy, Measurement Techniques, Error of Measurement, Voluntary Agencies
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Berei, Emese Beáta – Education Sciences, 2020
The aim of this research is to emphasize the importance of education for the philanthropic responsibilities of students. The basic term of the explanatory research is corporate social responsibility, adapted for higher education institutions--the philanthropic responsibilities of students, their implication on charity organization memberships or…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, College Students, Student Volunteers, Student Motivation
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Gali, Yarden; Schechter, Chen – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been involved in academic programs in many Western countries, actively participating and reshaping policy implementation. This tremendous growth in external voluntary and philanthropic organizations in schools is associated with a global trend toward decentralization, commodification,…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Voluntary Agencies, Philanthropic Foundations, Principals
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Pulsifer, Kenzie; Feagan, Robert B.; Sliwinski, Alicia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
International experiential learning (IEL) has various pedagogical concerns associated with the colonial and racialized lineage underlying its Global South engagements. Drawing on critical race theory, White privilege, and globally engaged learning research as they inform IEL, this case-based study of "northern" participant perceptions of…
Descriptors: Race, Service Learning, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries
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Clements, Charlotte – History of Education, 2019
This article examines tensions and developments in youth work following the Albemarle Report in 1960, which sought to revive the flagging youth service. It uses oral history interviews with former youth workers and club members in London and Liverpool, archival research looking at the documents of voluntary youth clubs and associations in London…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth Clubs, Voluntary Agencies, Educational History
Carlson-Johnson, Julie Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This dissertation is presented to provide an initial examination of The Salvation Army, U.S.A. Eastern Territory's Continuing Professional Education Program begun in 2013. The study focused on three areas of growth and development. These areas include: holistic ministry outcomes, leadership and management development and the retention of officers…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Program Effectiveness, Holistic Approach, Outcomes of Education
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Maran, Daniela Acquadro; Craveri, Laura; Tirassa, Maurizio; Begotti, Tatiana – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
Interest in the implementation of service-learning (SL) in university courses in psychology has risen in recent years. SL allows the students not only to read and talk about social problems, but also to act upon them and thus to learn from practice as well. The aim of this work is to present the service-learning experienced in psychology courses…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Psychology, Foreign Countries, Student Experience
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Coughlan, Tim; Goff, Jenny – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
Open online courses could provide stepping stones for audiences that are underrepresented in higher education (HE). However, there are concerns that these instead proliferate forms of exclusion and do not address known difficulties for widening participation. We explore how organisations that represent the perspectives of particular underserved…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Partnerships in Education, Participation, Access to Education
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Morrison, Carley C.; Greenhaw, Laura L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
Non-profit and volunteer-based organizations are tasked with meeting the needs of their communities with limited resources. Today, more than ever, these organizations are stretched to their limits increasing the workload for paid staff. Training volunteers to lead the volunteer efforts is one way to spread the workload throughout the organization.…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training, Job Skills
Binger, Alison – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teachers are being asked to implement cultural awareness into their instruction in the 21st century classroom, yet many lack the requisite knowledge and skills to accomplish this. The purpose of this inquiry was to explore the perceptions of teachers who are returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCV) regarding what in their long-term international…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers, Cross Cultural Training
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Zeitlin, Wendy; Claiborne, Nancy; Lawrence, Catherine K.; Auerbach, Charles – Research on Social Work Practice, 2016
Objective: Organizational climate has emerged as an important factor in understanding and addressing the complexities of providing services in child welfare. This research examines the psychometric properties of each of the dimensions of Parker and colleagues' Psychological Climate Survey in a sample of voluntary child welfare workers. Methods:…
Descriptors: Program Validation, Psychological Evaluation, Psychological Studies, Child Welfare
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Rauschenbach, Thomas; Riedel, Birgit – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
In a European comparison, the childcare profession in Germany has taken a distinct path of development which is closely interwoven with the history of early childhood education and care (ECEC) in general. Institutional choices critical to this path are the assignment of childcare as part of social welfare, the pursuit of a maternalist tradition in…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Governance, Child Care, Early Childhood Education
Phillips, Beth M.; Mazzeo, Debbie; Smith, Kevin – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2016
This Self-Study Guide has been developed to support Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten Providers (VPK) who are required to complete an improvement plan process (i.e., low-performing providers). The guide has sections that can be used during both the process of selecting target areas for an improvement plan and the process of implementing new or…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Groups), Preschool Education, Voluntary Agencies, Educational Improvement
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Prescott, Julie, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
Diversity in the workforce can be attributed to both a popular, cultural shift and legislative intervention. Despite these forces, discrimination endures in all aspects of Western society from education to employment. Unequal pay and opportunities for promotion are symptoms of a systematic discrimination of individuals based on race and gender.…
Descriptors: Diversity, Racial Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Social Change
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Quintelier, Ellen – Youth & Society, 2015
Starting from a political socialization perspective, this study examined the development of political participation during adolescence and early adulthood. We explore the effect of parents, peers, school media, and voluntary associations on political participation. Self-reported data were collected from 3,025 Belgian adolescents at three points in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Young Adults, Citizen Participation
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