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Informal Learning within Volunteering Activities
Štvánová, Alena ; Záškodná, Helena (advisor) ; Baumgartner, František (referee)
This diploma thesis elaborates on the topic of informal learning within volunteering activities with children and youth. It is based on the concept of lifelong learning and describes characteristics of informal learning and volunteer work. It pays attention to types of motivation for volunteering and shows the possibilities of informal learning within volunteering activities with children and youth. The empirical research uses the questionnaire to examine the forms of self-directed learning. In particular, it examines the areas in which the self-directed learning is most frequently carried out and the impact of the most frequently held function on choice of areas of self-directed learning. The research also focuses on the impact of reciprocal motivation on the proportion of self-directed learning realized within volunteering activities and on the perception of selected activities as the source of new incentives and information. The ending part of the thesis contains interpretation of results and recommendation for future research in the field.
Use of psychodiagnostic assessment (testing) by HR professionals in the area of personnel development
Slezáková, Veronika ; Höschlová, Eva (advisor) ; Záškodná, Helena (referee)
1 Abstract The bachelor thesis at hand deals with the use of psychodiagnostic testing methods by the human resources employees when focusing on development of their employees. Nowadays, the psychodiagnostic testing methods represent a popular method that is often applied in many areas of personnel management. The thesis comences with introduction into psychodiagnostic testing methods in general, focusing on its' types as well as criteria used to evaluate its' quality. A short chapter is also dedicated to criticism of psychodiagnostic testing. Furthermore, the thesis focuses on development of employees and describes selected developmental methods and techniques, that psychodiagnostic testing can be a part of. A topic of current use of psychodiagnostic testing methods within the employee development around the world is also discussed, after which the thesis focuses on specific requirements present when using these methods for employee development. Empirical investigation focuses on mapping the current state of usage of psychodiagnostic testing methods by Czech human resources personnel when working on development of their employees and was carried out using own questionnaire research. Keywords: Emlpoyee Development, Human Resources specialists, Psychodiagnostic Methods, Psychodiagnostic Tests,...
Risky Behaviour of Elementary and Secondary School Pupils on Social Networks and Its Prevention
Botlík, Tomáš ; Záškodná, Helena (advisor) ; Vojtko, Tibor (referee)
The following final thesis "Risky behaviour of lower and upper secondary school students on social networks and its prevention" introduces the topic of primary prevention of cyberbullying and security on social networks with regards to their current use by lower and upper secondary school students. Another aim of the thesis is to ascertain which forms of risky social behaviour the target groups currently encounter on social networks and to find out the ways in which these social networks are used (the most commonly used applications, the frequency of their use etc.). The thesis doesn't focus solely on social networks, it also addresses the subject matter of critical thinking since one of the problematic aspects of using social networks by young people is the fact that they use multiple sources of information without further verification. Following the results of the research, short-term activities of primary prevention for both target groups are proposed. They aim to encourage the development of critical thinking and media studies. The proposed activities can be further incorporated into long-term prevention programmes. They include recommendations for teacher lesson planning and self-study tips. The content of the activities is based on the study of both theoretical and methodological...
Keeping Senior Citizens Who Receive Home Care And Suffer From Dementia Active
Kulíšková, Lucie ; Vojtko, Tibor (advisor) ; Záškodná, Helena (referee)
The bachelor thesis deals with keeping seniors with dementia active in the home environment. The aim of the thesis is to describe the characteristics, possibilities, and limitations of pet therapy, as one of the activation methods, used with seniors who are suffering from dementia in the home environment. The bachelor thesis deals with aging and old age. It introduces dementia and some of its characteristics. Next, it deals with the possibilities of senior care for people suffering from dementia and methods of keeping seniors with dementia active. It also examines pet therapy as one of such methods. The aim of the survey is to find out what limitations associated with dementia may occur during the use of the pet therapy method and how the life of a senior is influenced by a pet. To find this out, interviews with caregivers who care for seniors with dementia are used as well as case studies of specific seniors. Keywords: Dementia, Old Age, Keeping Active, Pet therapy, Senior, Patient
Learning through the Practice of Active Citizenship
Tichá, Radka ; Kopecký, Martin (advisor) ; Záškodná, Helena (referee)
The thesis is inspired by the European Union project ETGACE, which examines the nature of active citizenship in six European states - Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and Slovenia. The thesis introduces the concept of active citizenship in its context and different forms. The major aim of the survey is to find forms of learning strategies considered crucial by the interviewed, given the nature and form of their civic engagement, as well as the benefits resulting from active citizenship. Furthermore, it detects the intersections or congruence in life experience and opinions of interviewed active citizens, their attitude and view of themselves and the world. The survey has been implemented by qualitative interviews with active citizens (focusing on the form of their present life history), who significantly engage in various spheres (development aid, political literacy and education support, social services, communities development, etc.). They have been addressed through selected civil organizations. Key words: Active Citizenship, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Lifelong Learning, Qualitative Research
Specifics of Motivation and Expectation of Adult Applicants for University Studies
Pekárková, Kateřina ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Záškodná, Helena (referee)
This bachelor's thesis characterizes adult applicants for study at university, deals with their motivation and expectations from university studies, all in the context of a formal education system. The thesis is divided into two parts - the first part consists of five chapters and represents basic thematic units (formal adult education, specifics of adult education, motivation and expectations of adults in relation to education, barriers in adult education) using domestic and foreign literature and research. The second part of the thesis contains a quantitative survey among selected applicants for university studies and focuses on the previously discussed aspects, especially the definition of a group of adult candidates, their motivation and expectations from participation in formal education (namely university studies). The empirical survey also compares the opinions of adult candidates for university studies (over 30 years) with the views of younger candidates aged 18-20 (most likely coming from high school). Key words adult education, motivation for formal education, career chase, graduates integration into the labor market
Barriers to Participation in Further Education of Single Mothers
Krejčí, Monika ; Kopecký, Martin (advisor) ; Záškodná, Helena (referee)
The bachelor thesis deals with the issue of barriers to participation in adult education, specifically in education of single mothers. It aims to identify barriers that single mothers have to overcome, to find how they do that and to find motivations they have to participating in adult education. The thesis builds on the research in the field of barriers to adult education, motivation to adult education and the research in the field of life circumstances of single mothers. An important part of the thesis is formed by a research with semi-structured interviews with single mothers, who have small children and who are participating in adult education. Interviews consist of topics from the literature, which is the base for particular chapters, and then specific barriers, ways of their overcoming and motivations of single mothers to participation in adult education are identified.
Workload of Support Staff Working with Disabled Clients
Bůžková, Kristýna ; Záškodná, Helena (advisor) ; Kocianová, Renata (referee)
The Bachelor's thesis deals with the complex issue of work load and work-related stress. The work outlines the theoretical basis, which is then followed up with a discussion of the main theoretical models of work load and stress, with an emphasis on internal and external conditionality of worker's perception of said stress and work load. Second part of the thesis outlines the major features and specifics of caring professions. Primary focus is dedicated to workers caring for disabled clients, given that these workers act as the focus group of the empirical study in this work. Third and final part is dedicated to quantitative analysis of the study among workers of caring professions. The main research focal point is the subjectively perceived work load in the context of dispositional optimism and the key factors influencing the work load. Key words Workload, work stress, psychological resilience, coping strategies, caring professions
Exit Interviews in Personal Management
Papoušková, Martina ; Kocianová, Renata (advisor) ; Záškodná, Helena (referee)
The bachelor thesis is focused on exit interviews as a method used by organizations in case of employee resignation. Firstly the main benefits for organizations are identified, secondly the specific aspects of conducting the interview and associated particularities are described, thirdly the limits of the scope of this method are discussed. Part of the thesis is own empirical project aiming to acquire key insights into using this method in practice by investigating the perspective and experience of participating employees and employers with the exit interviews. The overall objective of the thesis is to analyze the potential of exit interviews for organizations through learning the main benefits and limits of the method. Key words personnel interviews, exit interviews, exit surveys, employees resignation, employees retention
The Strategy of Employers to Employ the Parents on Parental Leave
Pajskrová, Aneta ; Záškodná, Helena (advisor) ; Kopecký, Martin (referee)
The subject of this diploma thesis is the Employer's Strategy for Employing Parents on Parental Leave. The theoretical starting points of the thesis map the area of equal opportunities policy, the concept of family policy and employment policy in the Czech Republic. In addition, the work focuses on the personal and working life of parents on parental leave, describes the development of personal and work satisfaction, the motivation of parents to return to work and the expectation of parents from the employer. The last part of the theoretical framework focuses on employers' strategy, focuses on the social responsibility of organizations in the context of the topic, the motivation of employers to employ parents, their expectations of cooperation, and examples of different approaches to employing parents in the private and public sectors. The aim of the research part of thesis is to identify the causes that prevent parents from taking part in the labor market during parental leave and to educate and broaden their qualifications and to identify opportunities that lead to facilitating access to the labor market for parents on parental leave. The research problem looks at the perspective of parents (women) employed in the private and public sectors. The problem is processed through qualitative research....

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