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Inquiry Learning in Tourism

Tourism Education: Global Issues and Trends

ISBN: 978-1-78350-997-3, eISBN: 978-1-78350-998-0

Publication date: 23 September 2015

Abstract

Inquiry learning points is based on questions and requires students to work independently to solve problems. Instructors are facilitators of learning, not people who give right answers and instructions to learners. Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences Porvoo campus in Finland is a new concept for learning. The lecturers have changed from traditional ones to coaches aiming at new competences with new tools to enhance learning. Their own implementation of inquiry learning has been assessed by themselves with an ongoing self-assessment process as a part of the normal tasks of instructional teams. Self-assessment is a part of action research that aims to develop an organization and the work in it.

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Ritalahti, J. (2015), "Inquiry Learning in Tourism", Tourism Education: Global Issues and Trends (Tourism Social Science Series, Vol. 21), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 135-151. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1571-504320150000021007

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