Simon Ireland

Salford Business School

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Contact Details

Maxwell 602a

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Current positions

Lecturer

BIOGRAPHY

Biography: Simon Ireland MSc BSc PGCertED

I am currently working as the Undergraduate Final Year Leader for Salford Business School, University of Salford. My teaching focus lies within communication/management methods within the international tourism sector. My research interests include the use of global communication technologies for the backpacking community, looking at how the developments in technology impact on the experiences of long term independent travellers; including both how technology can assist the experience and also how it is used as a tool for personal communication and the effects this has on local communities. My educational research focus is based on how internationalisation of the curriculum can promote deep learning for Management related students.

Teaching

My current teaching focus relates to; Management Development, Sustainable Tourism Developments, both urban and rural within an international context and Research Methods.

Research Interests

My research interests include the use of global communication technologies for the backpacking community, looking at how the developments in technology impact on the experiences of long term independent travellers; including both how technology can assist the experience and also how it is used as a tool for personal communication and the effects this has on local communities. My educational research focus is based on how internationalisation of the curriculum can promote deep learning for Management related students.

Qualifications and Memberships

Qualifications

  • Bsc Combined science (Physics & Geology)
  • MSc Information Technology for Property & Construction
  • Postgraduate Certificated in Higher Education