Volunteer Tourism and Architecture Students: What motivates and can best prepare them?

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University of Bedfordshire
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Journal of Pedagogic Development, 2013, 3 (1), pp. 6 - 12
Issue Date:
2013-01
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This paper explores student attitudes toward volunteering in the context of university-led building development programs, raising questions about the practice of volunteering and its contribution to community development. Focusing on students undertaking tertiary education in Western countries, this literature based study firstly explores the perceptions and motivations behind volunteering, and secondly discusses its developmental impact on low-income communities.
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