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Martini, Mattia; Cavenago, Dario – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
This paper explores the effects on workers' employability of workplace development opportunities during employment as perceived by the workers themselves. Data was collected through a survey conducted in 2012 in Italy using a sample of 558 workers. The aim was to test the effects of participation in training courses, workplace learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Employment Potential, Career Development
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Rappel, Linda – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This paper reviews the literature on workplace and transformational learning to explore how spirituality can be accessed to encourage individual growth through the development of critical awareness while providing a sense of direction in the workplace as part of organisational learning. In communities and societies where organisations may have…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Religious Factors, Transformative Learning, Learner Engagement
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Punch, Renée – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
In an integrative review of the literature covering the period 2004-2016, the author presents a current picture of the situation of people who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) relative to employment and careers--particularly the barriers, facilitators, and stress levels experienced by working DHH adults. First, an overview is provided of findings…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Adults, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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Nicholas, David B.; Mitchell, Wendy; Dudley, Carolyn; Clarke, Margaret; Zulla, Rosslynn – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Relatively little is yet known about employment readiness and elements that promote access to, and the retention of, employment for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This paper posits elements within the ecosystem of employment and ASD. The ecosystem approach locates employment among persons with ASD as inextricably linked with broader…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Foreign Countries, Employment
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Roka, Fritz M.; Thissen, Carlene A.; Monaghan, Paul F.; Morera, Maria C.; Galindo-Gonzalez, Sebastian; Tovar-Aguilar, Jose Antonio – Journal of Extension, 2017
This article outlines a four-step model for developing a training program for farm labor supervisors. The model draws on key lessons learned during the development of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Farm Labor Supervisor Training program. The program is designed to educate farm supervisors on farm labor laws…
Descriptors: Models, Program Development, Training, Supervisors
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Douglas-Lenders, Rachel Claire; Holland, Peter Jeffrey; Allen, Belinda – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of experiential simulation-based learning of employee self-efficacy. Design/Methodology/Approach: The research approach is an exploratory case study of a group of trainees from the same organisation. Using a quasi-experiment, one group, pre-test-post-test design (Tharenou et al., 2007), a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Experiential Learning, Construction Industry, Simulation
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DeJoy, David M.; Wilson, Mark G.; Padilla, Heather M.; Goetzel, Ron Z.; Parker, Kristin B.; Della, Lindsay J.; Roemer, Enid C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2012
There is currently much interest in exploring environmental approaches to combat weight gain and obesity. This study presents process evaluation results from a workplace-based study that tested two levels of environmentally focused weight management interventions in a manufacturing setting. The moderate treatment featured a set of relatively…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Formative Evaluation, Fidelity, Obesity
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Wilhelmson, Lena; Åberg, Marie Moström; Backström, Tomas; Olsson, Bengt Köping – Journal of Transformative Education, 2015
The aim of this article is to discuss the potential of an educative research intervention to influence the quality of the learning outcome in the workplace as interpreted from the perspectives of adult learning theory. The research project was designed as a quasi-experimental, mixed-methods study. In this article, quantitative survey data were…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Workplace Learning, Intervention, Adult Learning
Schonfeld, Irvin Sam; Bianchi, Renzo – Online Submission, 2016
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to examine the overlap in burnout and depression. Method: The sample comprised 1,386 schoolteachers (mean [M][subscript age] = 43; M[subscript years taught] = 15; 77% women) from 18 different U.S. states. We assessed burnout, using the Shirom-Melamed Burnout Measure, and depression, using the depression…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Burnout, Depression (Psychology), Measures (Individuals)
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Cacioppe, Ron Lewis – Learning Organization, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the differences in mindfulness, meditation and flow and the conditions in which each occurs. It summarizes research that demonstrates positive benefits of these three for employee and organizational learning. While mindfulness focuses awareness on what is occurring in the moment, flow involves total immersion in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Attention, Psychological Patterns, Learning Processes
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Reid, Anne-Marie – Studies in Continuing Education, 2015
Professional and vocational learning requires the sharing of expertise across physical, social and cultural boundaries in developing and delivering programmes of study. Contemporary understandings of workplace learning emphasise the criticality of contextualised learning which considers how learners and workplace environments are reciprocally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Case Studies, School Business Relationship
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Gordon, Judith R.; Pruchno, Rachel A.; Wilson-Genderson, Maureen; Murphy, Wendy Marcinkus; Rose, Miriam – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
Positing role conflict as a bidirectional construct in which work interferes with caregiving (WIC) and caregiving interferes with work (CIW), this study investigated its antecedents (demands and support of caregiving and work) and consequences (role strain). A national sample of 583 women between the ages of 50 and 64 years identified using…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Role Conflict, Caregivers, Telephone Surveys
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Rivalland, Corine; Armstrong, Lauren C.; Monk, Hilary – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
Early childhood education has undergone immense change over the years. In Australia, this has included the introduction of curriculum and quality frameworks [ACECQA. 2012. "National Quality Framework." http://acecqa.gov.au/national-quality-framework/the-national-quality-standard; DEEWR. 2009. "Belonging, Being and Becoming: The…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Guidelines
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Oakleaf, Linda; Burk, Brooke N.; Mausolf, Anna Pechenik – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2019
This study was designed to understand the impact of university policy and departmental culture on academic mothers' employment, family, and leisure experiences. Telephone interviews were conducted with 17 mothers employed as academics in the field of leisure and closely aligned disciplines to provide insight into the effects of parenting within…
Descriptors: Leisure Education, Women Faculty, Mothers, Family Work Relationship
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Andrade, Cláudia; Matias, Marisa – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2017
This qualitative study examines the work, family, and study experiences of Portuguese professional women in two different career stages: early career and mid-career. Using semi-structured interviews with a sample of 22 working mothers enrolled in a master's degree, this study explores their experiences of combining the roles of mother, worker and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employed Women, Mothers, Graduate Students
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