International School  of Travel and Tourism Geralynn Demarest Haesong Lee  Jane Wilde  Patrice Torcivia  Richard Beebe Suz...
ISTAT Faculty Presenters
<ul><li>Geoffrey Lipman, Assistant Secretary General  </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations World Tourism Organization  </li></...
About ISTAT Suzanne Hayes
History <ul><li>Founded in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Jointly funded by UNESCO and United Nations World Tourism Organization (...
Mission <ul><li>The International School of Tourism is a global village of students and teachers. We provide our community...
Curricular Philosophy Society Centered Learner Centered Knowledge Centered ISTAT Curriculum Philosophy and Goals
Curriculum Goals <ul><li>1.  Constructive and critical understanding of tourism as an emerging discipline within the socia...
Curriculum Goals <ul><li>3.  Integration of theory and practice through the development of active learning skills using in...
Curriculum Goals <ul><li>5.Cultivation of leadership and interpersonal  skills through team-based learning and collaborati...
Curriculum Goals <ul><li>7. Reflective and self-directed learning skills to support life-long learning </li></ul>
Multiple Modes of Study  <ul><li>Guided independent study </li></ul><ul><li>Team-based learning </li></ul><ul><li>Online c...
Representative Programs of Study for Bachelors Degrees <ul><li>Tourism Management and Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Nature a...
Bachelors Degree Requirements – 120 Credits <ul><li>In Five Areas: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Competency in a Foreign Language –...
Liberal Arts - 30 credits  Cluster Subject Discipline Representative Courses Communications Composition, Literature, Media...
Bachelors Degree Requirements – 120 Credits <ul><li>3) Area of concentration – 60 credits </li></ul><ul><li>4) Experientia...
The ISTAT Experience Patrice Torcivia
Our Students <ul><li>Want to learn: </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship between tourism and morality, wisdom, non-violence and ...
Student Population   http://www.dfat.gov.au/aib/tourism_students.html
Learning Experiences <ul><li>“Virtual learning is not a set of tools that provide access to information and space for disc...
Industry Expectations <ul><li>Competencies in basic management, human resource management, labor cost control, effective o...
Internships http://epubs.scu.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1051&context=theses , pg.15 <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li...
Careers <ul><li>Travel agencies and airlines </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels, bed and breakfasts, spas, hostels, training and rec...
Industry Expectations <ul><li>Competencies in basic management, human resource management, labor cost control, effective o...
Careers <ul><li>Travel agencies and airlines </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels, bed and breakfasts, spas, hostels, training and rec...
“ Technology does not create learning,    but provides a new space    for teaching and learning.”    Alexander and McKenzi...
Technology at ISTAT Jane Wilde
ISTAT Curriculum  Exemplar Geralynn Demarest
ISTAT Curriculum Exemplar An Online Outdoor Education Practicum in Hiking, OEP390 Dr.  Geralynn Demarest , Chair of the Ou...
BA Degrees in Nature Tourism or Adventure Tourism <ul><li>If you are passionate about planet Earth and have a love for nat...
<ul><li>International School of Tourism and Travel (ISTAT) </li></ul><ul><li>Worksheet - B.A. in Nature Tourism 120 CREDIT...
 
This course can be used to include hours towards the ISTAT required 50 hour service placement with an approved outdoor org...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A Closer look at Moodle (course management system) and other instructional technologies
Outdoor Ed Practicum in Hiking Check here for links to outdoor organizations for possible service placement program requir...
Check here for links to outdoor organizations for possible service placement program requirements with ISTAT. Check here f...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
English For Tourism Haesong Lee
Questions Rich Beebe, Moderator
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  1. 1. International School of Travel and Tourism Geralynn Demarest Haesong Lee Jane Wilde Patrice Torcivia Richard Beebe Suzanne Hayes
  2. 2. ISTAT Faculty Presenters
  3. 3. <ul><li>Geoffrey Lipman, Assistant Secretary General </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations World Tourism Organization </li></ul>Greetings from the UNWTO
  4. 4. About ISTAT Suzanne Hayes
  5. 5. History <ul><li>Founded in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Jointly funded by UNESCO and United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) </li></ul><ul><li>Global student body and faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative center in Melbourne, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Unique interdisciplinary BA and BS programs in international tourism delivered via an online environment </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mission <ul><li>The International School of Tourism is a global village of students and teachers. We provide our community of students with an educative experience that will enable them to bridge cultural barriers and create a global connectedness through the field of tourism. We accomplish this through experiential learning, school partnerships and world-wide residencies, allowing our students to develop and grow into cultural ambassadors, who attempt to make a better world in cooperation with each other. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Curricular Philosophy Society Centered Learner Centered Knowledge Centered ISTAT Curriculum Philosophy and Goals
  8. 8. Curriculum Goals <ul><li>1. Constructive and critical understanding of tourism as an emerging discipline within the social, cultural, economic and environmental contexts. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Common stewardship of the world and application of ethical values to protect, enhance and sustain the environment and improve the quality of life for all </li></ul>
  9. 9. Curriculum Goals <ul><li>3. Integration of theory and practice through the development of active learning skills using inquiry, discovery and experiential based learning to solve real world problems. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Intercultural awareness, multiple perspectives and diversity as cultural ambassadors uniting people of varied origins, traditions and experiences. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Curriculum Goals <ul><li>5.Cultivation of leadership and interpersonal skills through team-based learning and collaboration with students, faculty and our international partners and stakeholders. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Effective use of information and communications technologies to bridge distances, brings students and experts together to develop learning communities </li></ul>
  11. 11. Curriculum Goals <ul><li>7. Reflective and self-directed learning skills to support life-long learning </li></ul>
  12. 12. Multiple Modes of Study <ul><li>Guided independent study </li></ul><ul><li>Team-based learning </li></ul><ul><li>Online courses and technology supported learning </li></ul><ul><li>On-site residencies, internships, field work with North American and International partner organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Community service </li></ul>
  13. 13. Representative Programs of Study for Bachelors Degrees <ul><li>Tourism Management and Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Nature and Adventure Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Techno-Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Humanitarian Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Language Studies – English for Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Development </li></ul>
  14. 14. Bachelors Degree Requirements – 120 Credits <ul><li>In Five Areas: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Competency in a Foreign Language – 18 credits or proficiency exam </li></ul><ul><li>2. Liberal Arts – 30 credits from 5 of 7 disciplinary clusters </li></ul>
  15. 15. Liberal Arts - 30 credits Cluster Subject Discipline Representative Courses Communications Composition, Literature, Media Studies <ul><li>Twentieth Century Literature of Travel </li></ul>Cultural Studies Languages, History, Literature, Arts <ul><li>English for Tourism </li></ul>Social and Behavioral Sciences Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Education <ul><li>Geography of Place </li></ul>Philosophy and Ethics Philosophy, Ethics, Spirituality <ul><li>Ethical Issues in Travel and Tourism </li></ul>Science and Math Ecology, Environmental Science, biology <ul><li>Global Environmental Issues </li></ul>Public Health Emergency Medical Technology, Public Health Education, Planning, Policy, Management <ul><li>Community Based Public Health </li></ul>Information Technology Computing, Web Design, Network Design, Global Information Services <ul><li>Technology Infrastructure for Tourism Development </li></ul>
  16. 16. Bachelors Degree Requirements – 120 Credits <ul><li>3) Area of concentration – 60 credits </li></ul><ul><li>4) Experiential Learning – 12 credits </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internship or Practicum - 6 credits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International residency - 6 credits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>5) Community Service – 50 hours </li></ul>
  17. 17. The ISTAT Experience Patrice Torcivia
  18. 18. Our Students <ul><li>Want to learn: </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship between tourism and morality, wisdom, non-violence and sufficiency </li></ul><ul><li>How to use tourism to alleviate poverty and create a harmonious world </li></ul><ul><li>How to use tourism to resolve conflict and create peace </li></ul><ul><li>How to create a sense of “oneness” rather than “other” </li></ul>
  19. 19. Student Population http://www.dfat.gov.au/aib/tourism_students.html
  20. 20. Learning Experiences <ul><li>“Virtual learning is not a set of tools that provide access to information and space for discussion, just as learning is not a library and a lecture theatre (Haven Report, pg. 14).” </li></ul><ul><li>Role Playing, Internships, Residencies </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Thinking and Collaborative Learning </li></ul>
  21. 21. Industry Expectations <ul><li>Competencies in basic management, human resource management, labor cost control, effective oral communication, effective written communication, solving customer problems, professional appearance and poise, professional standards, positive peer working relationships and ethics (LeBruto and Murray, 1994) (Walo, pg. 190) . </li></ul><ul><li>Practical work experience is a vital component of any travel and tourism program, providing students with opportunities to relate theory to work place practices. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Internships http://epubs.scu.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1051&context=theses , pg.15 <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing collaboration and consultation with industry is required to ensure the goals of all primary stakeholders - students, educators and industry employers - are met. </li></ul><ul><li>It is well documented that internship can realize many benefits for all three stakeholders. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Careers <ul><li>Travel agencies and airlines </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels, bed and breakfasts, spas, hostels, training and recreation facilities </li></ul><ul><li>International, national and local government administration, </li></ul><ul><li>Non-government organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist counseling, organizations and institutions promoting tourism, recreation and physical culture as well as active spending of spare time. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Industry Expectations <ul><li>Competencies in basic management, human resource management, labor cost control, effective oral communication, effective written communication, solving customer problems, professional appearance and poise, professional standards, positive peer working relationships and ethics (LeBruto and Murray, 1994) (Walo, pg. 190) . </li></ul><ul><li>Practical work experience is a vital component of any travel and tourism program, providing students with opportunities to relate theory to work place practices. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Careers <ul><li>Travel agencies and airlines </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels, bed and breakfasts, spas, hostels, training and recreation facilities </li></ul><ul><li>International, national and local government administration </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist counseling, organizations and institutions promoting tourism, recreation and physical culture as well as active spending of spare time. </li></ul>
  26. 26. “ Technology does not create learning, but provides a new space for teaching and learning.” Alexander and McKenzie (1998) It is ITSAT’s goal to use technology to provide a new space for the teaching and learning of creating peace through tourism and travel.
  27. 27. Technology at ISTAT Jane Wilde
  28. 28. ISTAT Curriculum Exemplar Geralynn Demarest
  29. 29. ISTAT Curriculum Exemplar An Online Outdoor Education Practicum in Hiking, OEP390 Dr. Geralynn Demarest , Chair of the Outdoor Education Department
  30. 30. BA Degrees in Nature Tourism or Adventure Tourism <ul><li>If you are passionate about planet Earth and have a love for nature and the outdoors then you are in the right degree program. Whether you’ll be leading educational nature tours, canoe trips, teaching others about native wildlife of the area, instructing outdoor education and recreation courses, assisting with environmental research projects that help to protect the earth’s natural systems, your learning experiences with ISTAT’s Nature Tourism or Adventure degree programs will help to promote a personal responsibility for our natural world. </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>International School of Tourism and Travel (ISTAT) </li></ul><ul><li>Worksheet - B.A. in Nature Tourism 120 CREDITS TOTAL </li></ul><ul><li>CONCENTRATION COURSES (60 CREDITS) ISTAT CORE = (30 CREDITS) LIBERAL STUDIES </li></ul><ul><li>Course # Course Name Credits Course # Course Name Credits </li></ul><ul><li>OE101 Intro to Outdoor Education Skills I 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE102 Intro to Outdoor Education Skills II 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE110 Group Mgmt for Outdoor Leaders 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE111 Adventure Prog Planning&Field Work 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE112 Wilderness Emergency Preparedness 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE113 Foundations in Outdoor Education 3 </li></ul><ul><li>ECT365 Environmental Policy, Law and Tourism 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE200 Nature-based Tourism 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE211 Adventure Education 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE213 Environmental Issues in Outdoor Ed 3 </li></ul><ul><li>OE310 Environmental Education 3 </li></ul><ul><li>SC110 Ecology 3 ISTAT CORE = (18 CREDIT LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT) </li></ul><ul><li>SC210 Physical and Environmental Geography 3 Course # Course Name Credits </li></ul><ul><li>OEP390 Outdoor Education Practicum 6 </li></ul><ul><li>OE415 Outdoor Education Teaching Techniques  3 </li></ul><ul><li>* Courses in Outdoor Education Studies 3 </li></ul><ul><li>* Courses in Outdoor Education Studies 3 </li></ul><ul><li>* Courses in Outdoor Education Studies 3 </li></ul><ul><li>* Courses in Outdoor Education Studies 3 </li></ul><ul><li>* students may take courses outside of Outdoor Ed Dept, with advisor approval </li></ul><ul><li>Internships (12 credits) Outdoor organization service placement (50 hours) </li></ul><ul><li>Course # Course Name Credits Hours Instructor approval </li></ul><ul><li>OEINTERN01 Immersion I Summer Semester in Outdoor Ed 6 </li></ul><ul><li>OEINTERN02 Immersion II Summer Semester in Outdoor Ed 6 </li></ul>
  32. 33. This course can be used to include hours towards the ISTAT required 50 hour service placement with an approved outdoor organization. Students should speak to the instructor early in the course for approval.
  33. 45. A Closer look at Moodle (course management system) and other instructional technologies
  34. 46. Outdoor Ed Practicum in Hiking Check here for links to outdoor organizations for possible service placement program requirements with ISTAT. Check here for links to organizations who provide hiking schedules in your region, Check out where your instructor is hiking to see if you can join her!
  35. 47. Check here for links to outdoor organizations for possible service placement program requirements with ISTAT. Check here for links to organizations who provide hiking schedules in your region, Check out where your instructor is hiking to see if you can join her!
  36. 61. English For Tourism Haesong Lee
  37. 62. Questions Rich Beebe, Moderator

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