Co-creating learning experiences to support student employability in travel and tourism.

Guachalla, Adrian and Gledhill, Maurice (2019) Co-creating learning experiences to support student employability in travel and tourism. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 25. ISSN 1473-8376

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Abstract

This research evaluates the effectiveness of a modular programme of study that aims to develop a range of employability skills in travel and tourism students. The module contents and assessment regime use an experiential approach and are collaboratively delivered by focusing on CV and cover letter writing techniques, job interview skills and other recruitment tools. To measure its impact, semi-structured interviews with students revealed that the experiential nature of the module engenders confidence when participating in job assessment centres. It also highlights the value of informing it through a range of perspectives leading to students with a distinctive competitive advantage.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Collaborative teaching, Experiential learning, Student employability
Depositing User: RED Unit Admin
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2019 12:29
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2019 12:29
URI: http://bucks.repository.guildhe.ac.uk/id/eprint/17811

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