Journal article Open Access

E-learning adoption in hospitality education: An analysis with special focus on Singapore

Revi Nair; Babu P. George

This paper explores issues and challenges in the adoption of e-learning in hospitality education, with special reference to Singapore. Hospitality being a ‘high-touch’ profession and many hospitality related skills being largely intangible, there has been significant industry resistance in technology adoption. There has been concerns from multiple stakeholder groups as to how effectively can technologies compensate for the loss of social context of traditional hands-on learning. However, in Singapore, some polytechnic based schools have practically demonstrated the ways by which technology could be meaningfully integrated into hospitality education.

SUBMITTED: JAN 2016. REVISION SUBMITTED: APRr 2016. ACCEPTED: MAY 2016. REFEREED ANONYMOUSLY. PUBLISHED ONLINE: 10 JUNE 2016.
Files (316.3 kB)
Name Size
2-1-1.pdf
md5:0465fa4c775659643bb67dacbe5d234f
316.3 kB Download
59
36
views
downloads
All versions This version
Views 5958
Downloads 3636
Data volume 11.4 MB11.4 MB
Unique views 5251
Unique downloads 3434

Share

Cite as