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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Mr Tom Fletcher

Mr Tom Fletcher

Telephone: 0151 231 5209

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

Publications

Journal Articles

Gellweiler S, Fletcher T, Wise N. 2017. Exploring experiences and emotions sport event volunteers associate with ‘role exit’ International Review for the Sociology of Sport, :101269021773253-101269021773253 >DOI

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

Chapters

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

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

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

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? >Link

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

Engagement & Impact

Conference organisation:

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

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Using Blackboard discussion forum to enhance reflective practice in WBL, Conference title: LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, Presentation type: Oral presentation

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

Title of presentation: Effective Partnerships with Higher Education, Conference title: Sport College Conference, Presentation type: Other

Title of presentation: Joining up work-related learning - working effectively with industry, Conference title: HEA Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network 2008 Conference, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Researching Graduate Employability in Outdoor and Environmental Education,, Conference title: GEES Subject Centre Conference ‘Employability, Employer Engagement and Enterprise in the GEES disciplines’, Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: Embedding Employability both Inside and Outside the Curriculum, Conference title: Employability and Professional Learning Workshop. Sheffield Hallam, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Re-thinking the concept of induction, Conference title: 6th Annual Staff Conference, University of Chester, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Joining up work related learning working effectively with industry, Conference title: LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Organisation: Higher Education Academy

Industrial connections:

Company: Childwall Sports College, Position or project: Governor

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Leisure Studies Association

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education