Exploring Support Provision and Resources Strategies for Academic Performance Achievement Improvement of Tourism Management Students

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2022-09
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Fagbolu, Olukemi
Bello, Yekinni
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Fostering Lifelong Learning // This paper focuses on developing possible strategies for improving the academic performance achievement of tourism management students in institutions of higher learning. The study is significant to close match the existing gaps between academic grades awards and set standards for employment. The research employs participatory action research and survey feedback approach in a mixed-method premise entailing qualitative and quantitative methods. Data are presented, coded and analyzed using thematic analysis on Microsoft Excel Spread Sheet, bar charts and PSPP statistical analysis free software tool comprising simple percentages and means. The study discovers that the tourism management education process (support provision and resources) significantly impacts output (degree awards). In collaboration with the research participants, possible support provision and resources strategies developed for improving degree awards of TM students include the regular invitations of guest speakers from the tourism industry and related sectors, local and international exchange programs for the students, etc. // Paper ID 2068
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Academic Performance, Support provision and resources, Strategy development, Tourism management education system
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Nigeria
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Africa
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