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Young, Christopher – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2011
By enhancing its mission statement and guiding principles and developing a new ad campaign, DECA is responding to the changing educational environment and demands of the economy. However, one thing remains the same--the organization's firm commitment to help teachers prepare students for college and careers. Founded as the Distributive Education…
Descriptors: Position Papers, Distributive Education, Business Education, Institutional Mission
Stevens, Cheryl A.; Murphy, James F.; Allen, Lawrence R.; Sheffield, Emilyn A. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2010
"A Career with Meaning" is a tailor made journey that enables individuals to match their core beliefs and values with numerous professional opportunities within the leisure industry. Leading experts provide detailed discussion and insight for 11 primary areas related to recreation, parks, sport management, hospitality and tourism. Once you have…
Descriptors: Hospitality Occupations, Tourism, Recreation, Career Planning
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O'Driscoll, Finian – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2012
Purpose: This study presents institutional research and aims to explore the underlying factors that contribute to hospitality management students' satisfaction and perceptions of service quality at a higher education college in Ireland. Research focusing on hospitality and leisure management education argues for greater cognisance of the relevance…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Administrator Education, Institutional Research, Student Attitudes
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education, 2010
The HM Inspectorate of Education publication, "External quality arrangements for Scotland's colleges, September 2008," specifies that HMIE will produce a number of subject aspect reports over the four years 2008-12. These reports complement in a subject specific context the generic evaluations of learning and teaching in HMIE's reports…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Foreign Countries, Food Service, Travel
Woods, Lynn L. – NACE Journal, 2003
Although colleges have been offering degrees in hospitality management, tourism, and recreation for more than 40 years, many misconceptions persist about these programs and the careers available to their graduates. This article explores some of the opportunities available to students with degrees in these majors and looks at how one school…
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Graduates, Degrees (Academic), Employment Opportunities
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Zaitseva, Natalia A.; Larionova, Anna A.; Yumatov, Konstantin V.; Korsunova, Natalia M.; Dmitrieva, Nina V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The importance and relevance of the study of the globalization effects on the introduction of innovative technologies in the hotel industry is difficult to overestimate, as only those hotels that are able to change with demographic, technological and economic changes, and to adapt to occurring changes, will be able to succeed. The aim of this work…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Hospitality Occupations, Foreign Countries, Technological Advancement
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Broussard, Shorna R.; La Lopa, Joseph Mick; Ross-Davis, Amy – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2007
Problem solving, interpersonal skills, information literacy, and critical and independent thinking are essential qualities that employers seek, yet many undergraduates lack. We structured an interdisciplinary classroom and experiential learning environment where students from three undergraduate courses (Hospitality and Tourism Management,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Psychology, Natural Resources, Interpersonal Relationship
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Özer, Selda – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of the research is to determine the expectations of the students studying at Faculty of Tourism from a Vocational English course. Qualitative research method, phenomenological design and convenient sampling technique were used in the research. Study group included the students who study at two departments, Tourism Management and Gastronomy…
Descriptors: Vocational English (Second Language), Tourism, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Padron, Thomas C.; Fortune, Mary F.; Spielman, Melany; Tjoei, Sylvie – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2017
The job shadow study measured student career perceptions related to hospitality, recreation and tourism (HRT) and instructional mode (face-to-face (F2F), hybrid, and online). College students self-selecting into three different course modalities taught by the same instructor job shadowed HRT professionals by using Internet and F2F interviews. The…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, Assignments, Attitude Measures, Careers
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Artini, Luh Putu; Nilan, Pam – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2014
This article looks at motivations and both formal and informal learning contexts for well-educated young Balinese from poorer areas who enrol in cruise ship training colleges. The major motivations were getting a high income and helping the family. While basic hospitality and tourism skills are acquired, trainees also named other capacities such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitality Occupations, Marine Education, Tourism
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Williams, Kim Marianne – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2010
This paper addresses the practice of professional development within the vocational education and training (VET) arena. The study objective was to explore appropriate education qualifications for Australian VET practitioners in the tourism and hospitality sector required for effective teaching practice. The study was conducted utilising…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Career Education
Jacobs-Gray, Noriel P. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Emotional intelligence (EI) and spiritual intelligence (SI) have been found to positively impact performance in various fields including business, medicine, psychology, and psychiatry. This study aimed to look comprehensively at the influence of EL, EI and SI on TP in hospitality and tourism education. This study adopted a multiple correlational…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development, Hospitality Occupations
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Gannon, Judie M.; Maher, Angela – Education & Training, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the value of an alumni and employer engagement mentoring initiative in a hospitality and tourism school within a UK university. Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses the survey method and interviews to provide qualitative and quantitative data on the participants' reactions to the initiative.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Undergraduate Students
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Paul, Prantosh Kr.; Lata Dangwal, Kiran – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2014
Cloud Computing (CC) is actually is a set of hardware, software, networks, storage, services an interface combines to deliver aspects of computing as a service. Cloud Computing (CC) actually uses the central remote servers to maintain data and applications. Practically Cloud Computing (CC) is extension of Grid computing with independency and…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Information Storage, Information Management, Internet
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Williams, Kim – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2009
This paper addresses the practice of professional development within the Vocational Education and Training (VET) arena. The study object was to gain the perceptions held by a selected group of VET educators in the tourism and hospitality sector of the professional teaching/training competencies required for effective practice. The study was…
Descriptors: Tourism, Professional Development, Vocational Education, Teacher Attitudes
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