The International School of Hospitality Presents at Human Resources Development Conference on Educational Technologies

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Las Vegas hospitality school presents scholar-practitioner abstract on learning management systems for small schools and learning centers.

As a continuing education school dedicated to the hospitality industry, TISOH is uniquely positioned to explore new technologies to advance effective learning in this dynamic field

The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) presented a scholar-practitioner abstract at the 2011 Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) International Research Conference in the Americas held in Schaumburg (Chicago), IL. The abstract was titled “Selecting Learning Management Systems for Small Schools and Learning Centers” and was authored by Donnell G. Bayot M.Ed. CHE, TISOH Director of Academic Affairs, Timothy M Lam MS MIBS CHT, TISOH Executive Director and Yeonsoo Kim Ph.D. SPHR, Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

The abstract explored the feasibility of selecting alternative learning management systems (LMS) for small schools and learning centers. Small schools/learning centers have needs that go beyond cost, including functionality, support, and implementation issues. Given these unique needs, the abstract encourages small schools/learning centers to be creative and seek solutions beyond the norm to achieve savings and operational efficiency. The abstract documented a case example of the experience at TISOH in implementing the Adobe Connect Pro system as an alternative LMS. “As a continuing education school dedicated to the hospitality industry, TISOH is uniquely positioned to explore new technologies to advance effective learning in this dynamic field,” said Donnell G. Bayot, first author of the abstract.

For more information on the school, please go to http://www.tisoh.com.

About TISOH
The 2010/11 school year marks the fifth anniversary of the school. The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) was founded by professors from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The mission of the school is to offer practical, short-term hospitality training programs developed for industry by industry. Along with class instruction, most courses include site visits and working internships. The school curriculum includes conference management and event planning, meeting & event catering, event design & production, hospitality leadership and supervision, wedding coordination and design, the art of concierge, art of food and beverage, hotel operations and hospitality human resources. Students may elect to study on site or enroll in TISOH’s online courses. The school is an Academic Partner of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.

For more information, contact The International School of Hospitality at 702.947.7200 or visit http://www.tisoh.com.

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