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Chen, Charlie C.; Wu, Jiinpo; Yang, Samuel C.; Tsou, Hsin-Yi – Educational Technology & Society, 2008
Virtual teams enabled by information and communications technologies (ICT) are increasingly being adopted not only by for-profit organizations but also by education institutions as well. This study investigates what contributes to the success of virtual learning teams. Specifically, we examine the issue of leadership in virtual learning teams. The…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Leadership Effectiveness, Program Effectiveness, Educational Environment
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Axlund McBride, RaeLyn; Lott, Joe L. – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2015
This study explores the relationship between campus environments, female college student peer culture, and the tendency to volunteer while in college. The authors used Bronfenbrenner's ecological model of human development (1977, 2005) as a framework to (a) identify one multi-faceted campus environment that is linked to volunteerism among college…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Environment, College Students, Peer Influence
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Udow, Ira; Anderson, Heather Syme; Magro, Karen – International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 2013
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Associated Schools Network is an international organization that can help teachers and students learn more about practical ways to apply social justice themes at an academic, personal, social, and global level. Learning processes are holistic and multi-dimensional within…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teaching Methods, International Organizations, Transformative Learning
Burgess, Melissa Renee – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine the concept of "fit" with housing/residence life professionals at colleges and universities using Werbel and Gilliland's (1999) framework/ model of describing person-environment fit and then determine how/if this fit may be impacted by individual or institutional demographics. This purpose…
Descriptors: College Housing, Dormitories, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
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Dominick, Gregory M.; Tudose, Alina; Pohlig, Ryan T.; Saunders, Ruth P. – Health Education Research, 2016
Research examining sustainability of health promotion programs within organizational settings is limited. The Environmental Interventions in Residential Children's Homes (ENRICH) was a structural intervention that trained Wellness Teams (WTs) within residential children's homes (RCH) to target environmental changes that promote physical activity…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Health Promotion, Residential Programs, Wellness
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Shoemaker, Nikki – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2014
Both practitioners and researchers recognize the increasing importance of knowledge sharing in organizations (Bock, Zmud, Kim, & Lee, 2005; Vera-Muñoz, Ho, & Chow, 2006). Knowledge sharing influences a firm's knowledge creation, organizational learning, performance achievement, growth, and competitive advantage (Bartol &…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Knowledge Management, Sharing Behavior, Student Motivation
White, Kenneth C. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Although the literature indicates that knowledge sharing (KS) research is prevalent in the private sector, there is scant empirical research data about KS in the public sector. Moreover, organizations lack an understanding of employee KS behavior. This study investigated two research questions: First, how does the perceived importance of five…
Descriptors: Government Employees, Federal Government, Knowledge Management, Online Surveys
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Kwon, Ronald; Brint, Steven; Curwin, Kevin; Cantwell, Allison – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2020
We consider features of cocurricular activities as important learning environments outside of the classroom. Using survey data from seven large public research universities we investigated 17 specific learning opportunities that occur in student clubs and organizations. We found that cocurricular learning experiences are common and that students…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Extracurricular Activities, Public Colleges, Clubs
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Benita, Francisco; Virupaksha, Darshan; Wilhelm, Erik; Tunçer, Bige – Smart Learning Environments, 2021
This paper proposes an Internet of Things device (IoT)-based ecosystem that can be leveraged to provide children and adolescent students with STEM educational activities. Our framework is general and scalable, covering multi-stakeholder partnerships, learning outcomes, educational program design and technical architecture. We highlight the…
Descriptors: Data Use, STEM Education, Technology Integration, Internet
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Rouhiainen, Henna; Vuorisalo, Timo – Environmental Education Research, 2014
So far the research on historical environment-related education has focused on scientific rather than "humanistic" (including Romantic and religious) educational approaches and ideologies. In the field of non-formal education implemented by associations these have, however, been common. We used content analysis to study two membership…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Nonformal Education, Content Analysis
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Trubitt, Lisa; Overholtzer, Jeff – EDUCAUSE Review, 2009
Social networks of the electronic variety have become thoroughly embedded in contemporary culture. People have woven these networks into their daily routines, using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, online gaming environments, and other tools to build and maintain complex webs of professional and personal relationships. Chief Information Officers…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Social Networks
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Soenens, Bart; Berzonsky, Michael D.; Dunkel, Curtis S.; Papini, Dennis R.; Vansteenkiste, Maarten – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2011
On the basis of self-determination theory it is proposed that adolescents' motives for forming and maintaining identity-relevant commitments can be either autonomous or controlled in nature. This study examined whether motives for identity commitments would add to the prediction of late adolescents' adjustment beyond the effect of strength of…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Adolescents, Adjustment (to Environment), Organizations (Groups)
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Yang, Rui – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2010
In a context of intensified globalization, the importance of international governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations as influencers and shapers of the global environment is becoming prominent. Participation in international organizations leads to active incorporation of nation-states with worldwide connotations. In higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, International Organizations
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Arslan, Mehmet Metin – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2011
The aim of this research is to determine the educational NGO managers' perceptions of education in the city of Kirikkale. The sample of this qualitative research, which has been conducted on a case pattern basis, comprises managers from 13 educational non-governmental organizations in the province of Kirikkale. Data were collected by the…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Social Environment, Nongovernmental Organizations, Interviews
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Weldy, Teresa G. – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: This study aims to explore a relationship between the learning organization and transfer of training as strategies for learning and managing knowledge to make performance improvements and gain or maintain a competitive advantage. Design/methodology/approach: Various similarities are identified in the literature that are indicative of a…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Transfer of Training, Program Effectiveness, Organizational Development
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