Learning Through Volunteerism in Event Management Education: An Ethnography

Sealy, W. (2022) Learning Through Volunteerism in Event Management Education: An Ethnography. In: Employability and skills development in the sports, events, and hospitality industry. IGI Global, Hershey, New York, pp. 1-24. ISBN 1799877825, 9781799877820

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Abstract

In this chapter, the author will use their extensive work experience to provide a pragmatic commentary on how volunteerism can be used in higher education institutions to enhance the student experience and to harness the event management employability skills, knowledge, and attributes of undergraduates. The pedological foundations and benefits of volunteering, as well as how volunteering could be embedded into event management courses as an effective, novel, and enjoyable form of experiential learning, will dominate this commentary. This chapter will also provide a discussion on the pitfalls and caveats of volunteering activity and how institutions can avoid them.

Item Type: Book Sections
Additional Information: Copyright © 2022, IGI Global. Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Volunteering, employability, student experience,
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Areas > Business School
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Depositing User: Wendy Sealy
Date Deposited: 23 May 2023 16:10
Last Modified: 23 May 2023 16:10
URI: https://eprints_test.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/6869

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