Journal directory listing - Volume 48 Number 2 (2003) - Education【48(2)】October

The Development of Taiwan's Hospitality Education from the Hospitality Education Models in the U. S. and Australia Author: Jeou-Shyan Horng(Dept of Human Development & Family Studies of National Taiwan Normal University)

Vol.&No.:Vol. 48, No. 2
Date:October 2003


The purposes of this study were:(1) to analyze and compare different categories of hospitality education, to analyze the transformational or developmental trends in hospitality education and the development and implementation of the curricular model of hospitality education in the United States, Australia and Taiwan;(2) to reflect on and propose recommendations for the development of Taiwan's hospitality education. In this study the following methods were used: theoretical analysis, document analysis and the visiting of schools. Our recommendations for the development of hospitality education in Taiwan were: (1) increased international competitiveness to meet future hospitality market demand;(2) formulating of goals for hospitality education in Taiwan; (3) curriculum planning to satisfy needs and accord with current trends, along with standardization of core curricula, diversification of professional courses and interconnection among hospitality courses;(4) Strategic cooperation among teachers, researchers, schools, industries and nations in order to facilitate hospitality curriculum planning in the schools and create a better learning environment, one with the resources and flexibility to develop students' international perspectives and professional capabilities; (5) the combination of academic theory and practical experience by the interdisciplinary research community, and the promotion of hospitality research in order to build a solid theoretical foundation for hospitality pedagogy as well as the hospitality industry.

Keywords:Hospitality education, hospitality, curriculum development, comparative education

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APA FormatHorng, J.-S. (2003). The Development of Taiwan's Hospitality Education from the Hospitality Education Models in the U. S. and Australia. Journal of National Taiwan Normal University: Education, 48(2), 125-150. doi:10.3966/2073753X2003104802001