大学で観光を学ぶ意義 : 和歌山大学観光学部学生の視点から

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本文言語
日本語
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和歌山大学
掲載誌名
観光学
ISSN
21852332
NCID
AA12438820
18
並び順
08
開始ページ
73
終了ページ
80
発行日
2018-03-09
標題(和)
大学で観光を学ぶ意義 : 和歌山大学観光学部学生の視点から
標題(ヨミ)
標題(欧)
The higher education of tourism : Do students at Wakayama University think tourism is worth studying?
作成者
著者 村上 はるか
チョシャ ムラカミ ハルカ
Author Murakami Haruka
所属 和歌山大学観光学部
Affiliate Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University
著者 寺澤 愛望
チョシャ テラサワ マナミ
Author Terasawa Manami
所属 和歌山大学観光学部
Affiliate Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University
著者 井上 育美
チョシャ イノウエ イクミ
Author Inoue Ikumi
所属 和歌山大学観光学部
Affiliate Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University
著者 橋井 智美
チョシャ ハシイ トモミ
Author Hashii Tomomi
所属 和歌山大学観光学部
Affiliate Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University
著者 弘瀬 まち香
チョシャ ヒロセ マチカ
Author Hirose Machika
所属 和歌山大学観光学部
Affiliate Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University
著者 吉田 道代
チョシャ ヨシダ ミチヨ
Author Yoshida Michiyo
所属 和歌山大学観光学部
Affiliate Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University
キーワード(和)
和歌山大学観光学部
観光教育
就職活動
観光産業
キーワード(欧)
Faculty of Tourism at Wakayama University
Tourism education
Job search
Tourism industry
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紀要論文
抄録(欧)

To promote tourism in Japan, the Japanese government has implemented a policy to provide the tourism industry with qualified workers by expanding the tertiary education of tourism studies. However, a high rate of university students who major in tourism studies seek careers outside the tourism industry. The government regards this tendency as a problem, and is attempting to solve it by making tourism education more industry-orientated. In this situation, both government and scholars are likely to evaluate tourism education in the university setting by studying its contribution to the tourism industry. Since there is little consideration of the benefits to students in such an evaluation, we set the following research questions. First, what do university students think about the benefits of studying tourism? Second, how do they regard tourism education in relation to their careers? A questionnaire survey was undertaken with students in their final year of studies with the Faculty of Tourism at Wakayama University in 2015. Out of 105 students in the target group, we obtained 71 responses. This research was not able to clarify the reasons that many of the students were not interested in working in the tourism industry. However, the results indicate that most of the respondents were satisfied with the education they received in tourism studies at Wakayama University even if they did not intend to work in the tourism industry. Many respondents found the study of tourism useful because it broadened their perspectives on societies and businesses, and thought that this characteristic of tourism education helped them find jobs in their intended future careers regardless of the industry. With these results, we are concerned that the usefulness recognised by students may be lost if tourism education focuses heavily on knowledge and skills that are directly related to work in the tourism industry.

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