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Nauman, Shazia; Bhatti, Sabeen; Jalil, Faryal; Bint E Riaz, Madiha – International Journal of Training Research, 2021
Considerable research on training and employee job satisfaction has been conducted, but many questions remain unanswered. In particular, research has yet to explain the underlying mechanism that leads to job satisfaction. This research investigated how training influences job satisfaction via employees' commitment and performance. To test the…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, On the Job Training, Voluntary Agencies, Employees
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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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Weakley, Sarah; Karlsson, Paula S.; Cullingworth, Jane; Lebec, Laura; Fraser, Katie – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2021
This article outlines how a team of academics, professional staff and students from a Scottish University in the United Kingdom worked with voluntary sector partners to achieve civic and 'social purpose' goals, through setting up a project called The Collaborative. This is a reflective paper that draws on collaborative autoethnography and is…
Descriptors: Universities, Voluntary Agencies, Institutional Cooperation, Social Change
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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
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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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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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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
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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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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Litchfield, Kaitlin; Javernick-Will, Amy – Journal of Engineering Education, 2015
Background: Socially engaged engineering activities such as community development have grown rapidly in popularity. The engineers who participate in these activities seem more diverse and more broadly interested than the larger population of engineers in the United States. Purpose/Hypothesis: This article compares the personal attributes,…
Descriptors: Technical Occupations, Personality Traits, Engineering Education, Student Motivation
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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
Corporation for National and Community Service, 2014
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) supports mentoring for children and youth from disadvantaged circumstances through several of their programs. CNCS believes that caring and capable adults can make a critical difference in the lives of children and youth in need. Mentoring is a proven method to ensure students complete…
Descriptors: Mentors, Disadvantaged Youth, Children, Capacity Building
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Darling, Brianna; Thorp, Laurie; Chung, Kimberly – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
The Peace Corps Masters International program offers students the opportunity to combine their Peace Corps service with their master's education. This article demonstrates how classroom learning strengthened the author's Peace Corps service in Tanzania, which in turn strengthened her master's thesis. Peace Corps supports an approach to community…
Descriptors: Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers, Volunteer Training, Service Learning
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