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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2021, 4(12); doi: 10.25236/FER.2021.041202.

Reform and Practice of English Teaching based on OBE Concept in Higher Vocational Colleges ----Taking tourism management as an example


Xiaoli Hu, Yuanyuan Zhang

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Xiaoli Hu

Jiangsu Maritime Institute, Jiangsu, Nanjing 211170, China


Outcome-based Education (OBE) is one of the important ways to cultivate technical and skilled talents in higher vocational colleges. This paper first discusses connotation of OBE, analyzes problems of English teaching in higher vocational colleges: disconnection between basic English and professional English, old-style teaching methods and outdated teaching contents. Then, it introduces ideas, objectives and contents of OBE English teaching reform in Jiangsu Maritime Institute. Finally, taking tourism management as an example, it elaborates on practice of OBE English teaching from the perspectives of teaching objectives, teaching contents, teaching methods, teaching management and teaching evaluation.


OBE; English teaching; Tourism management; Reform in education

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Xiaoli Hu, Yuanyuan Zhang. Reform and Practice of English Teaching based on OBE Concept in Higher Vocational Colleges----Taking tourism management as an example. Frontiers in Educational Research (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 12: 7-12. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2021.041202.


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