Optimization of the practical training of tourism specialists in the conditions of external challenges
L. Melko; G. Uvarova; T. Lytvynova; O. Mikho
The modern requirements of employers for university graduates in tourism are constantly changing, but the requirements for the practical orientation of their education remain unchanged. That is why the purpose of the article was to substantiate the ways of optimizing the practical training of tourism specialists in the conditions of external challenges. In the process of the research, the authors used such scientific methods as the analysis of the theoretical foundations and the current state of practical training of students of higher education, the generalization and systematization of the authors' practical experience in the organization of educational and industrial practices in the online format, substantiating the optimal ways of practical training of students in conditions of external threats, as well as the method of pedagogical observation. The study identified and analyzed the problems of practical training of future tourism specialists in Ukraine at the current stage. Ways to optimize practical training in modern conditions of external threats are proposed and substantiated. A system of online events for various types of practices is proposed, examples are given. The conditions for the successful completion of practical training in the process of external threats are identified and argued.
Keywords: optimization of practical training, tourism specialists, educational practice, production practice, online events.