Practical teaching tips on designing authentic assessments in tourism, hospitality and events (THE) higher education
Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism
Taylor & Francis
School of Business and Law
This paper presents practical teaching tips on how to design authentic assessments in THE education. As higher education providers are placing more emphasis on preparing students to be job ready, resulting in pivoting courses to deliver new approaches due to the pandemic. Considering new frameworks that assist in student learning and positive student experience are now essential. New ways of delivery that involve virtual platforms, students as co-creators, and industry are key pedagogical shifts in the reengineering of assessments. Therefore, ensuring assessments continue to reflect real-world practices while considering how students rebuild trust for industry recovery are current critical key considerations.