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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

Academic appointments

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

Publications

Journal article

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

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, >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

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

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

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

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:

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

Conference presentation:

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

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

Effective Partnerships with Higher Education, Sport College Conference, Other

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

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

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

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

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

Fellowships:

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy

Industrial connections:

Childwall Sports College, Governor

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Leisure Studies Association

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education