Team teaching: an imperative for an international curriculum in hospitality management

Kamble, Zilmiyah, and Rebelo, Sofia (2011) Team teaching: an imperative for an international curriculum in hospitality management. In: Internationalisation of Higher Education. pp. 302-314. From: INCONSYM 2010, 14-15 October 2010, Pune, India.

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Abstract

The hospitality industry is present in all countries, irrespective of size and development. It is an internationalized business in every sense, whether it is the employees, target market or even ownership. Hospitality management degree curriculum proposes to present future managers who have acquired the essential skills, to work in an increasingly demanding industry. The delivery of these programme needs to be interactive, keeping in mind the diverse students, faculty expertise both theoretical and practical, global perspective and current industry trends. This exploratory paper aims at highlighting the significance of the utilization of 'team teaching' in delivering a curriculum in international hospitality management. This article is in three parts; first, it will review fundamentals, benefits and challenges of team teaching through various publications to demonstrate an understanding of team teaching and its benefits; secondly, it will ascertain the essentials of an international hospitality curriculum through the comparison of various courses in international hospitality management; thirdly it will illustrate the use of 'team teaching' in an international hospitality curriculum by providing various approaches and concluding that the effective use of 'team teaching' strategy in hospitality curriculum can enhance the 'international factor' which is very vital in management in the current hospitality industry.

Item ID: 57627
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 978-81-7446-980-9
Keywords: Team teaching, Hospitality curriculum, International management
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2021 22:03
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130205 Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl Economics, Business and Management) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development @ 40%
90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9099 Other Commercial Services and Tourism > 909901 Hospitality Services @ 60%
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