Hearing-impaired specialized career education: does it benefit the hospitality industry?/ Norhayati Mohd Yusof...[et al.]

Mohd Yusof, Norhayati and Mohd Zahari, Mohd Salehuddin (2017) Hearing-impaired specialized career education: does it benefit the hospitality industry?/ Norhayati Mohd Yusof...[et al.]. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, 9 (2). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2590-3837

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Abstract

For many years, disabled graduates particularly with impaired hearing have been accepted as key equity group on the basis that their overall participation levels are limited to specialised education to equip them for certain type of employment. This scenario is also occurring in Malaysia with a number of tertiary institutions offering specialised career education including the hospitality program. The numbers of these graduates are increasing, but there are still a large number of them who are excluded from employment. What may cause for such situation is yet to be investigated. Therefore, this paper attempts to review the development of special education in Malaysia, the employability of disabled persons at global scenario, and highlighting the issues of hearing impairment graduates and their employability in Malaysia hence subsequently proposed for further investigation.

Item Type: Article
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Mohd Yusof, NorhayatiUNSPECIFIED
Mohd Zahari, Mohd SalehuddinUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > Travel and the state. Tourism
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Rehabilitation centers. Vocational rehabilitation. Employment of people with disabilities
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Service industries
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management (B)
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts
ISSN: 2590-3837
Volume: 9
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 1-12
Official URL: http://www.jthca.org
Item ID: 19518
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hearing-impaired, specialized career, education, employability, hospitality industry
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2018 03:51
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Razak UiTM Kampus Puncak Alam
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/19518

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