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View Full Document Right Arrow Icon Asian Social Science Vol. 6, No. 7; July 2010 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education 87 Tourism Management Professional Training Mode Innovation Huiyuan Mao Shenyang University, Shenyang 110044, Liaoning, China Tel: 86-24-2389-4862 E-mail: [email protected] Zeping Wang Neusoft Corporation, Shenyang 110179, Liaoning, China Tel: 86-24-8661-8365 E-mail: [email protected] Abstract Tourism development puts forward higher requirement to tourism education of colleges and universities. How to adapt to the needs of times, training qualified personnel, construction of new training mode is the key. This paper, aiming at gap phenomenon between tourism professionals of colleges and universities and market demand, analyzes the existing problems in tourism education of colleges and universities and social requirements to the tourism students, puts forward establishing high quality and applied tourism professionals training mode. Keywords: Tourism Management, Professional, Training Mode With the rapid development of the economy of China, tourism has become an important economic industry sectors. Frangialli, World Tourism Organization Secretary-General, in Shanghai Expo in 1998, pointed out that: “By 2010, China will become the world's largest tourist receiving country, the fourth largest tourist source country”. Meanwhile, the tourism industry also contributed significantly to leap the development of tourism education. Tourism education now has a considerable size, however, the concept of traditional education in tourism, education mode and means phase out of touch with market demand of tourism professionals, showing not adaptation. How to train more and better management professionals for our tourism industry, how to make our existing tourism management education more in tune with actual needs and future tourism development, has become a major issues in front of each educator. 1. On the problems of tourism education 1.1 Training targets and competent job dislocation Tourism management in China is an emerging profession; it is accompanied by the rapid development of tourism development. The profession in the country is a new profession, which was founded to provide professional development in the larger space, the formation of a different mode. As the late start tourism education, tourism management were mostly teachers, "mid-life switch", thus causing them uncertain about the tourism personnel training objectives, which are not to figure out what type of talent should be cultivated for the tourism industry, so teaching program which, was not aimed at curriculum pertinence, trained students in the knowledge structure, ability to structure and so on, are difficult to adapt to the tourism industry-related positions qualifications. 1.2 Old concepts of education and teaching methods singleness Currently, many tourism management run school behind closed doors, in general professional teaching use the traditional "college-style" teaching methods, the teacher tells, the main students record, classroom lack of energy,
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