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The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Hospitality Education

Edited by: Dianne Dredge , David Airey , Michael J. Gross

Print publication date:  October  2014
Online publication date:  October  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415842051
eBook ISBN: 9780203763308
Adobe ISBN: 9781135018955

10.4324/9780203763308
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Tourism is much more than an economic sector, it is also a social, cultural, political, and environmental force that drives societal change. Understanding, responding to, and managing this change will inevitably require knowledge workers who are able to address a range of problems associated with tourism, travel, hospitality, and the increasingly complex operating environment within which they exist.

The purpose of this Handbook is to provide an insightful and authoritative account of the various issues that are shaping the higher educational world of tourism, hospitality and events education and to highlight the creative, inventive and innovative ways that educators are responding to these issues. It takes as its central focus a dynamic curriculum space shaped by internal and external factors from global to local scales, a variety of values and perspectives contributed by a range of stakeholders, and shifting philosophies about education policy, pedagogy and teaching practice. A benchmark for future curriculum design and development, it critically reviews the development of conceptual and theoretical approaches to tourism and hospitality education. The Handbook is composed of contributions from specialists in the field, is interdisciplinary in coverage and international in scope through its authorship and content.

Providing a systematic guide to the current state of knowledge on tourism and hospitality education and its future direction this is essential reading for students, researchers and academics in Tourism, Hospitality, Events, Recreation and Leisure Studies.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Tourism, hospitality and events education in an age of change Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The curriculum Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Ontological, epistemological and axiological issues Download PDF
Chapter  4:  On the practical value of a liberal education Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The philosophical practitioner and the curriculum space Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Hospitality higher education Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Interdisciplinarity, transdisciplinarity and postdisciplinarity in tourism and hospitality education Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Information technologies and tourism Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Neoliberalism and the new managerialism in tourism and hospitality education Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The role of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the democratization of tourism and hospitality education Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Educational mobilities Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Tourism Education Futures Initiative Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Teaching responsible tourism Download PDF
Chapter  14:  curriculum design and delivery in tourism and hospitality education Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Tourism and hospitality education in Asia Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Tourism, hospitality and events curriculum in higher education in Brazil Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Educating tourism students in the South Pacific Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Challenges for the tourism, hospitality and events higher education curricula in Sub-Saharan Africa Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Making the case for tourism in UK universities Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Teaching about tourism in a post-disciplinary planning context Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Promoting critical reflexivity in tourism and hospitality education through problem-based learning Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Transforming tourism education through Web 2.0 collaboration Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Approaches in the design and delivery of hotel/hospitality management undergraduate degree programmes within Australia Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Lifelong learning in tourism education Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Work-integrated and service learning at HAAGA-HELIA Porvoo Campus in Finland Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Embedded research Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Teaching service quality, innovation management and other service considerations in the hospitality management discipline Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Design in tourism education Download PDF
Chapter  29:  The evolution of the employability skills agenda in tourism higher education Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Employment and career development in tourism and hospitality education Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Industry engagement with tourism and hospitality education Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Generation Y and the curriculum space Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Groundswell Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Engaging students Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Events higher education Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Legend to launchpad Download PDF
Chapter  37:  What makes Hotel ICON a teaching hotel? Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Space for sustainability? Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Creating the future Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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