Applying the Counseling-Learning approach to the #eTourismMOOC. Speaker at TEFI9 conference in Kamloops, Canada

I have recently presented an abstract to the Tourism Education Futures Initiative Conference – TEFI9 in Kamloops, Canada at the Thompson Rivers University. The paper in collaboration with prof. Lorenzo Cantoni was about: “Applying the Counseling-Learning Approach to a Tourism-related Massive Open Online Course”. Here myself presenting: Applying the Counseling-Learning approach to the #eTourismMOOC. #TEFI… Read More Applying the Counseling-Learning approach to the #eTourismMOOC. Speaker at TEFI9 conference in Kamloops, Canada

Measuring the effects of the Virtual Reality experience of Ticino Tourism

At the webatelier.net I am currently following a project that aims to measure the Ticino Tourism Virtual Reality (VR) campaign. The VR experience has been recently tested with several participants from the Zurich area. The VR experience is currently available at the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne and has been used for the Gotthard… Read More Measuring the effects of the Virtual Reality experience of Ticino Tourism

A workshop on Including ICTs in a Tourism Education Program at @TartuUniversity Pärnu College, Estonia

Just back from a two days workshop with colleagues from Tartu University, Pärnu College (Estonia) on how to include ICTs in their Tourism Program. I have shared how the course “eTourism Tech Lab” that I am currently teaching at USI is structured. In particular, it has been discussed the contents/pedagogical goals/credits/evaluation procedure/skills required for lecturers and… Read More A workshop on Including ICTs in a Tourism Education Program at @TartuUniversity Pärnu College, Estonia

Guest lecturing on Eye-Tracking

Last year, our lab webatelier.net has been equipped with the Tobii Pro X2-60 (eye-tracker software and hardware). A first study has been done on “Studying Online Contents Navigation: A Comparison Between Eye-Tracking Technique and Self-Reported Investigation“. We are currently running a project on “Online consumer behaviour in the tourism field. A teenagers’ perspective”. More news to… Read More Guest lecturing on Eye-Tracking

This week on our eTourismMOOC talking about Reputation in Online Media

This week on our eTourism: Communication Perspectives MOOC I will talk about Reputation in Online Media. The first part of the chapter will focus on the concept of reputation and its relevance in the online domain. The components of the reputation concept will be provided, which will help us better understand its complexity, as well… Read More This week on our eTourismMOOC talking about Reputation in Online Media

This week on our eTourismMOOC talking about Online Hotel Reviews in Tourism

This week on our eTourism: Communication Perspectives MOOC I will talk about Hotels’ communication strategies to respond to online reviews: how do hotels manage online travel reviews? How could this practice be improved? Join 5’000+ global audience for a ‪‎free‬ learning experience: eTourism: Communication Perspectives – the ‪#‎MOOC‬ Further readings: Borré, A., De Ascaniis, S.,… Read More This week on our eTourismMOOC talking about Online Hotel Reviews in Tourism