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Tom Fletcher

Tom Fletcher

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Biography

I am Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Events Management degree at Liverpool John Moores University. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the Leisure Studies Association.

Degrees

2010, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MA in Sport Development Management
2008, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning
2001, Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport, Recreation and PE with Human Biology

Academic appointments

Programme Leader / Senior Lecturer in Events Management, Liverpool John Moores University, 2012 - present

Publications

Journal article

Gellweiler S, Fletcher T, Wise N. 2019. Exploring experiences and emotions sport event volunteers associate with ‘role exit’ International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 54 :495-511 DOI Public Url

Gellweiler S, Wise N, Fletcher T. 2018. Understanding the ‘lived experience’ of sport event volunteers: Using the hermeneutic circle as a guiding conceptual framework Events Management, DOI Public Url

Scott P, Higson P, Fletcher TG, Stokes P. 2018. An analysis of the transformations of leadership and direction-setting in place marketing: a UK contextual view and case. International Journal of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism, 2 :239-254 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Gaston L, Blundell M, Fletcher T. Gender Diversity in Sport Leadership: A Review of United States of America National Governing Bodies of Sport Managing Sport and Leisure,

Chapters

Fletcher TG, Blunt D, Higson P. 2017. Convention and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism :299-301 SAGE Publications DOI

Higson P, Fletcher TG. 2017. Human Resource Management The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel & Tourism :624-626 SAGE Publications DOI

Fletcher TG, Cullinane D. 2017. International Development Through Excellence and Leadership in Sport (IDEALS): The Namibia and Liverpool John Moores University Programme wise N, Benson A. International Sports Volunteering Routledge 9781138697775 Author Url

Conference publication

Beattie I, Fletcher T, Zaitseva E, Mitchell E. Piloting the 2-Level Model of Reflective Practice in Work Based Learning Researching WBL Symposium Author Url

Beattie I, Fletcher T. Joining up work-related learning - working effectively with industry EA Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network 2008 Conference: Employer Engagement - What does it mean for HLST education? Author Url

Engagement & Impact

Industrial connections:

Childwall Sports College, Governor. 2012

Conference presentation:

Effective Partnerships with Higher Education, Sport College Conference, Other. 2009

Embedding Employability both Inside and Outside the Curriculum, Employability and Professional Learning Workshop. Sheffield Hallam, Oral presentation. 2008

Joining up work related learning working effectively with industry, LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, Oral presentation. 2008

Joining up work-related learning - working effectively with industry, HEA Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network 2008 Conference, Oral presentation. 2008

Namibia: an “IDEAL” Opportunity. The impact of student overseas experience on learning, LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, Oral presentation. 2008

Researching Graduate Employability in Outdoor and Environmental Education,, GEES Subject Centre Conference ‘Employability, Employer Engagement and Enterprise in the GEES disciplines’, Poster presentation. 2008

Re-thinking the concept of induction, 6th Annual Staff Conference, University of Chester, Oral presentation. 2008

Using Blackboard discussion forum to enhance reflective practice in WBL, LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, Oral presentation.

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. 2008

Fellowships:

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy.

Conference organisation:

Leisure Studies Association Conference 2016: Locating Leisure: Blurring Boundaries, Co-organiser, http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/LSA2016.

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Leisure Studies Association.