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ERIC Number: EJ1071462
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0968-4883
"Folk" Understandings of Quality in UK Higher Hospitality Education
Wood, Roy
Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, v23 n4 p326-338 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the evolution of "folk" understandings of quality in higher hospitality education and the consequent implications of these understandings for current quality concerns in the field. Design/methodology/approach: The paper combines a historical survey of the stated topic together with an analysis of how the evolution of higher hospitality education provides insight into current issues and problems in the subject area. Findings: The paper suggests that only by thoroughly comprehending the past development of higher hospitality education is it possible to accurately map the field's current travails and diagnose likely future trends. Practical implications: The paper outlines the implications of current understandings of quality in hospitality education for its future development and provision. Originality/value: The originality and value of this paper lie in its identification of the principal trends that contribute to understanding of current perceptions of the quality of higher hospitality education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom