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Management Education: Valuing 'Differences' In The Classroom, Gloria Gordon Phd Apr 1996

Management Education: Valuing 'Differences' In The Classroom, Gloria Gordon Phd

Gloria Gordon PhD

In this paper a discussion is presented for the inclusion of the valuing of 'differences' between people as the cornerstone of hospitality management education curricula using a three-pronged approach. The models advocated for achieving this aim are 'identity development' (Myers, 1991), Action Learning (Revans, 1969) and Awareness and Competence (Howells, 1982). It is argued that the nature of the hospitality industry and the global environment which it serves demands such educational processes if self-aware, critical and ethical managers are to be developed. Empowerment of students through the development of critical thinking skills will enable them to become aware and reflective ...


An Appraisal Of A Decade Of Nigeria's Vocational Agricultural Education Programme In The Secondary Schools, Mchivga Alexander Abelega Dr. Jan 1996

An Appraisal Of A Decade Of Nigeria's Vocational Agricultural Education Programme In The Secondary Schools, Mchivga Alexander Abelega Dr.

Dr. Mchivga Alexander Abelega

The chapter examined a decade of vocational agricultural education in Nigeria's secondary schools following the introduction of the National Policy oon Education in 1077. it focused on innovative characteristics as well as the shortcomings in the content and implementation at the classroom level. the chapter also discussed strategies for improving vocational agriculture and concluded that unless the secondary vocational agricultural education programme succeeds in getting the clientele to opt for employment in agriculture, it has not met its goal.


Honoring Exemplary Teaching In Research Universities, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Barbara Gross Davis Jan 1996

Honoring Exemplary Teaching In Research Universities, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Barbara Gross Davis

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Faculty surveys and interviews suggest that such elements as input from faculty, administrators, and students and the provision of varied awards for good teaching are important to the success of recognition programs at research universities.