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Mechanical Turk

This morning the Chronicle of Higher Education had an article that indicated that the fees that Amazon would be collecting for the use of Mechanical Turk would be going up.  172 more words

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Student Volunteering Week 2014 - Good Feedback All Round

Now that the manic planning sessions and crisis meetings have been resigned to memory and another successful Student Volunteering Week has come to an end, it is important to look back on what we have been able to achieve, and what we have managed to learn for next year. 774 more words


SVW Monday: Micro Volunteering, CUSU's Good Deed

As part of Student Volunteering Week, CUSU V&E arranged for our students and staff to take part in Micro Volunteering, a 10-20 minute online activity that contributes to worthy causes on your behalf. 502 more words


Student Volunteer Week - All bases covered

As anyone who works in Student Unions will know, a week can fly past in the blink of an eye. That is certainly how things are going here at CUSU. 424 more words


Every little helps

Back in November, NCVO research told us that micro-volunteering is on the increase. The Institute of Volunteer Research published a report: “The value of giving a little time: Understanding the potential of micro-volunteering… 277 more words

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The positives of micro volunteering

I read some interesting research on micro-volunteering recently which highlighted some of its attractions for potential volunteers compared to more traditional forms.  I felt there could be some lessons learned and shared across all types of volunteer positions and contributed a blog post on ivo.org

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