ERIC Number: EJ614088
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Relevance and Quality in Australian Tourism Higher Education: Educator and Professional Views.
Tan, Jacintha A. C.; Morgan, Damian J.
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, v1 n1 p57-76 2001
Survey responses from 56 tourism educators and 100 professionals indicate that one-quarter of the professionals believe the tourism major gives graduates a competitive edge. Competencies in logical thinking, social interaction, content knowledge, and generic skills were outcomes identified by both groups. Communication between academics and industry was recommended. (SK)
Descriptors: Course Content, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Hospitality Occupations, Outcomes of Education, Relevance (Education), Tourism
Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia