An interactive tutoring system for tourism and hospitality students

R. Leung, S. Chan, Chun Hung Roberts Law

Research output: Journal article publicationJournal articleAcademic research


It is well known that web-based Computer Aided Learning (CAL) can provide an interactive environment for students to learn without any time and geographic boundaries. This paper describes the architecture of an Interactive Tutoring System (ITS) for assisting hospitality and tourism students at Hong Kong Polytechnic University to learn Information Technology. The system not only provides learning aids but also incorporates mini games and industry related examples into the learning experience. The ITS can also meet different students' needs by displaying course materials base Qn a student's knowledge level as a novice, intermediate to advanced learner. Advanced learner can skip the course materials if they can pass the quiz. The ITS can assist students to identify their knowledge level and monitor their study pace. On the basis of the feedback. from students, diagram, photo quiz. and examples were the tope three most favourable items in the ITS.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-76
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of hospitality and tourism
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • Computer Aided Learning
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Knowledge level
  • Game-based learning


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