An International Handbook of Tourism Education (Advances in by David Airey, John Tribe

By David Airey, John Tribe

As tourism matures as an instructional topic and the variety of tourism greater schooling prone maintains to extend world-wide, there's an expanding curiosity in its academic facets. whilst the improvement of analysis into schooling concerns with regards to tourism signifies that there's now a constructing literature at the topic. This foreign guide bargains a well timed assessment of the sate of the artwork of tourism better schooling. The publication brings jointly professional participants from worldwide to offer present considering and perform approximately what's now an incredible component of schooling provision world-wide. it's established around 4 key themes:- Curriculum - overseas viewpoint - instructing, studying and evaluation - assets, development and qualityIts worldwide survey of tourism schooling deals a finished foundation for comparative overview. as well as starting up the advance and present provision of tourism schooling it additionally addresses innovative matters such PhD schooling, non-formal schooling, cultural concerns in studying, examine and instructing, e-learning and e-assessment. It bargains useful suggestion for the layout, supply, review and resourcing of classes and concludes with a reflective time table of concerns for the longer term.

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3% covers developed countries. If a piece of literature covered more than one category then it was included in each, hence the number of entries exceeded the number of literature references. Additionally (although not included in Table 1), a division was made between pre- and post-1995 literature to ascertain whether there were any changes apparent in terms of volume or subject of research. Findings General Medlik (1965) was an early pioneer of research into Tourism Education with his unpublished report into Higher Education and Research in Tourism in Western Europe.

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