An investigation into undergraduate student expectations of hospitality degree programs and their alignment with those of industry

Walters, Gabrielle and Airey, David (2013). An investigation into undergraduate student expectations of hospitality degree programs and their alignment with those of industry. In: Joanna Fountain and Kevin Moore, CAUTHE 2013. Tourism and Global Change: On the Edge of Something Big. Proceedings of the 23rd CAUTHE Conference. CAUTHE 2013: Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education Annual Conference, Canterbury, NZ, (871-874). 11-14 February, 2013.

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Author Walters, Gabrielle
Airey, David
Title of paper An investigation into undergraduate student expectations of hospitality degree programs and their alignment with those of industry
Conference name CAUTHE 2013: Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education Annual Conference
Conference location Canterbury, NZ
Conference dates 11-14 February, 2013
Proceedings title CAUTHE 2013. Tourism and Global Change: On the Edge of Something Big. Proceedings of the 23rd CAUTHE Conference
Place of Publication Christchurch, NZ
Publisher CAUTHE (Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education)
Publication Year 2013
Sub-type Fully published paper
Open Access Status
ISBN 9780864762832
Editor Joanna Fountain
Kevin Moore
Start page 871
End page 874
Total pages 4
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
In Australia, universities tend to take a theoretical approach to hospitality education, despite the calling from industry for graduates with both practical and theoretically grounded skill sets. While a considerable amount of research has investigated the hospitality industry’s expectations of graduates, research regarding hospitality student expectations and their alignment with those of their future managers is limited. This study aims to address this gap by investigating current undergraduate student expectations of their hospitality degree programs looking specifically at their expectations towards the learning pedagogies, assessment technique
Keyword Student expectations
Hospitality industry expectations
Hospitality degree programs
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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