The Internet and Travel and Tourism Education

The Internet and Travel and Tourism Education


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The Internet and Travel and Tourism Education by Bob Mckercher, Gary Williams, William Chernish

Design and implement successful Web-based courses!

This wide-ranging book discusses both the micro and macro aspects of using the Internet to enhance your travel and tourism curriculum. The Internet and Travel and Tourism Education offers useful insights for both novices and experienced users. With these suggestions, you can use online resources to contribute to your class objectives.

The innovative teaching strategies presented in The Internet and Travel and Tourism Education will not soon become outdated. Instead of being based on fast-changing technical details, such as specific programs, the ideas are rooted in the way information is presented and absorbed. By tapping the power of the Internet, you can find more effective ways to teach the skills and facts your students need.

The Internet and Travel and Tourism Education provides helpful advice and information on essential aspects of this powerful tool, including:

  • Web-based instruction
  • students’perceptions of Internet courses
  • using the Web to expand content areas
  • an Internet-based master's degree program
  • administrative issues
  • managing multimedia projects

    The Internet and Travel and Tourism Education will help you offer the best possible education for your students and stay up-to-date in an increasingly competitive world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789016515
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism
Pages: 193
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


  • Preface
  • Tourism Education and the Internet: Benefits, Challenges and Opportunities
  • Teaching Global Tourism Geography Using the Internet: A Case Study of the Paradigm Shift in Educational Technology
  • Technology by Degrees: Teaching Information Technology to Tourism Undergraduates—A Case Study
  • Technology and Tertiary Tourism Students: An Australian Perspective
  • Creating a Virtual Learning Community
  • Studies in Tourism and Hospitality Management: Embracing Change and Incorporating Technology in the Development, Delivery and Evaluation of Subject Material
  • Collaborative approach to Multimedia Courseware Design and Development
  • Creating a Hospitality Sales Management Course on the Web: Lessons for the Beginner
  • The Virtual Enterprise: Using Internet Based Technology to Create a New Educational Paradigm for the Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • Restaurant Management and Operations: A Tourism Virtual Experience
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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